Ghana National Association of the Deaf (GNAD)

DDL Project on Recognition and Promotion of Ghanaian SIgn Language

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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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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MINISTRY OF EDUCATION LAUNCHED HARMONIZED GHANAIAN SIGN LANGUAGE DICTIONARY

Ghana’s Ministry of Education has finally launched the harmonized Ghanaian Sign Language Dictionary and accepted it as teaching material in schools. The 3rd edition dictionary, which is an initiation of the Ghana National Association of the Deaf in partnership with Peace Corps Volunteers aims at promoting harmonized Ghanaian Sign Language in the country as part …

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GNAD LAUNCH A TRAINING OF TRAINERS PROGRAM FOR GHANAIAN SIGN LANGUAGE INSTRUCTORS AT KWAME NKRUNAH UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

GNAD is a not-for-profit membership organization established in 1968 with the core objectives of advocating and being the voice of nearly 500,000 Deaf people in Ghana. Since GNAD was established about 54 years ago, GNAD has over the past years advocated for the equal rights of the deaf people and its community. Past years have …

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