Ghana National Association of the Deaf (GNAD)

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The Ghana National Association of the Deaf is a national organization dedicated to empowering deaf individuals in Ghana. Established in 1968, GNAD has a vision of working tirelessly to ensure fair treatment and full participation for deaf individuals in society. GNAD works to influence national legislation, policies, and programs for disability inclusion as well as …

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SUCCESSFUL FUNDING FOR SEXUAL, REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH AND RIGHTS PROJECT

The Ghana National Association of the Deaf (GNAD) is pleased to announce that the association has received support to scale up a project on Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) targeting deaf people in Ghana. The project which is to be implemented in 4 regions, Upper West, Upper East, Northern and Eastern Region, is supported …

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GNAD PRESENTS FIRST DRAFT OF GhSL CURRICULUM FOR DEAF SCHOOLS TO SPED

The Special Education division (SPED) of Ghana education services has received a copies of the Ghanaian Sign Language (GhSL) curriculum for Deaf schools; the first draft of the curriculum is a starting point. This activity was initiated IN 2022 during a forum for stakeholders on INCLUSIVE education. At this forum, stakeholders agreed that since the …

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ROUND-TABLE DISCUSSION ON CURRICULUM FOR DEAF SCHOOLS.

As part of the long-term advocacy work on Deaf Education (DE) and Inclusive Education (IE), the GNAD organized a One-Day Round-Table Discussion on the drafted Ghanaian sign language curriculum for Deaf schools. The workshop which took place on the 18th of May, 2023 at the GNAD conference hall was attended by representatives from Special Education …

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FOUR-DAYS PILOT TEST WORKSHOP FOR ASSESSMENT COMMITTEE

The Ghana National Association of the Deaf organized a four (4) days pilot test workshop for the Sign Language Interpreters assessment committee from 19th to 20th and 22nd to 23rd May 2023, at the GNAD conference Hall, Accra. In Ghana, the background, educational status, certification, and interpreting experiences of sign language interpreters (SLIs) vary greatly. …

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GNAD TRAINED AND CERTIFIED GHANAIAN SIGN LANGUAGE INSTRUCTORS.

As part of the Ghana National Association of the Deaf (GNAD’s) efforts to recognize and promote the Ghanaian Sign Language (GhSL), twenty-nine (29) persons including Deaf and Hearing persons were trained and certified at the Centre for Disability and Rehabilitation Studies, Department of Health Promotion and Disability Studies, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology …

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Successful Funding of Phase 4 of the Transnational Capacity Building Project

The Ghana National Association of the Deaf is thrilled to announce that it has successfully received funding from the Disabled People’s Organization of Denmark (DPOD) to carry out Phase 4 of the World Federation of the Deaf West and Central Africa Regional Secretariat Transnational capacity building project. The first phase of the Project was 1 …

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PRESS STATEMENT LAUNCH OF POLICY FOR TRAINING AND TESTING OF DRIVERS WITH DISABILITIES

PRESS STATEMENT LAUNCH OF POLICY FOR TRAINING AND TESTING OF DRIVERS WITH DISABILITIES The Ghana National Association of the Deaf (GNAD) is thrilled to announce that the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection and Ministry of Roads in collaboration with the National Council on Persons with Disabilities have on today, 22nd February 2023, jointly …

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Job Vacancy -Programs Manager

Transnational Capacity Building Project for Deaf Associations in West Africa The Ghana National Association of the Deaf (GNAD) and Danish Deaf Association (DDL) are seeking a Programs Manager for a three-year fixed-term position, starting from 1st November 2022 with the possibility of a three-year extension depending on the funding of the next phase. The Programs …

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