Our services

The following are the services we offer to our deaf or hard-of-hearing clients. Others like Interpretation, Notetaking and Sign Language courses are open to all.

Casework & Counselling

The Community Services (CS) department is where Deaf and hard-of-hearing clients and their families can turn to for assistance in various areas. Our team of social workers, case managers and social work assistants are on hand to provide a diverse range of services to clients such as personal development, family issues, coping skills, needs assessment and managing expectations.

Financial Aid & Employment Support

We facilitate the application of financial assistance schemes such as Seniors’ Mobility and Enabling Fund (SMF), Assistive Technology Fund (ATF) and Special Assistance Fund (SAF). We also provide job placement assistance such as job matching and career guidance.

Learning Support & Speech Therapy

Learning Support: Provide one-to-one intervention to students with hearing loss who are currently attending mainstream schools ranging from pre-school to tertiary level. Speech therapy: Provide one-to-one intervention to enhance students' listening, articulation and language comprehension skills.

Hearing Test & Equipment Aids

Staffed by a qualified audiologist, SADeaf’s Hearing Care Centre (HCC) provides a full spectrum of hearing care-related services. Besides hearing tests and consultations, clients and members can also get their ear moulds made at the HCC and purchase batteries and other accessories at nominal rates.

Interpretation & Notetaking

Our staff interpreters have extensive interpreting experience in a diverse range of settings – at schools, law courts, corporate workshops, government functions among other places and events. We also have a pool of note-takers who are deployed mostly to clients studying in institutes of higher learning such as ITEs, polytechnics and universities. Note-takers are carefully matched to clients based on their skill-sets and background.

Sign Language Courses

We offer a range of sign language courses and customised awareness workshops/programmes. We also cater to the needs of frontline professionals such as medical staff, police, emergency and social workers.

Upcoming Events and Activities

Oct
18
Fri
Talk on Housing Matters by HDB @ SADeaf Hall
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Talk on Housing Matters by HDB @ SADeaf Hall | Singapore | Singapore

SADeaf is partnering HDB (Housing & Development Board) to present a talk on housing matters. You can find out more about housing loan eligibility, housing schemes and get tips on financial planning for your flat.

Where? SADeaf Hall
When? 18 October 2019, Friday
Time? 7pm to 9pm
Interpretation and refreshments will be provided.

For more details, please refer to the poster below.

If you are interested, please register online: http://tiny.cc/bn1edz

Or you can email Elizabeth at elizabeth@sadeaf.org.sg or SMS 9791 7566 with your full name, the client no. and handphone no.

For queries, email event@sadeaf.org.sg.

Oct
19
Sat
Gallery Signs 2019 @ National Gallery Singapore (Level 1, Padang Atrium Tour Desk)
Oct 19 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Gallery Signs 2019 @ National Gallery Singapore (Level 1, Padang Atrium Tour Desk) | Singapore | Singapore

Description

Join us for an interactive guided tour of the Gallery Children’s Biennale 2019 and UOB Southeast Asia Gallery! Hosted in English and Singapore Sign Language (SgSL), this tour welcomes persons of all abilities, whether Deaf, Hard-of-Hearing, or Hearing. Based on the theme of “Creating New Worlds,” this 60 minute conversational tour encourages participants to engage with the artworks and each other. Deaf participants will get to share more about Deaf experiences while hearing participants can gain a better understanding of Deaf culture and be introduced to basic SgSL.

Gallery Signs Date & Time:

  • Saturday – 19 October 2019, 3:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Saturday – 26 October 2019, 3:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Saturday – 09 November 2019, 3:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Saturday – 16 November 2019, 3:00pm – 4:00pm

Meeting Point:

Level 1, Padang Atrium Tour Desk

Note:

  • The programme is free, with purchase of a same day General Admission ticket. General Admission is free for Singaporeans and PRs. Click here to find out about General Admission ticket fees.
  • Participants are required to arrive 15 minutes prior to the start of the tour, as slots will be given out to those on the waitlist thereafter.
  • This tour is suitable for ages 12 and above.
  • By registering for this programme, you give the National Gallery Singapore consent to use your personal data to email you to participate in a post-programme survey. (If contacted for feedback, participation in the survey is optional.)
  • Please note that photographs and videos will be taken during and after the programme. By signing up for this programme, you agree to be filmed and/or photographed and for the Gallery to use and/or display these photos and videos in the Gallery’s premises, for marketing purposes, and on the Gallery’s social media platforms and publications.
  • This programme is held in conjunction with the exhibition Children’s Biennale 2019, which runs from 25 May 2019 to 29 December 2019 at National Gallery Singapore.
Oct
26
Sat
1M65 @ SADeaf
Oct 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
1M65 @ SADeaf | Singapore | Singapore

Please send your:

  1. Full name
  2. HHC No.
  3. Contact Number

to elizabeth for registration.

 

For enquries contact claudine@sadeaf.org.sg or sms 8699 3058

Gallery Signs 2019 @ National Gallery Singapore (Level 1, Padang Atrium Tour Desk)
Oct 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Gallery Signs 2019 @ National Gallery Singapore (Level 1, Padang Atrium Tour Desk) | Singapore | Singapore

Description

Join us for an interactive guided tour of the Gallery Children’s Biennale 2019 and UOB Southeast Asia Gallery! Hosted in English and Singapore Sign Language (SgSL), this tour welcomes persons of all abilities, whether Deaf, Hard-of-Hearing, or Hearing. Based on the theme of “Creating New Worlds,” this 60 minute conversational tour encourages participants to engage with the artworks and each other. Deaf participants will get to share more about Deaf experiences while hearing participants can gain a better understanding of Deaf culture and be introduced to basic SgSL.

Gallery Signs Date & Time:

  • Saturday – 19 October 2019, 3:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Saturday – 26 October 2019, 3:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Saturday – 09 November 2019, 3:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Saturday – 16 November 2019, 3:00pm – 4:00pm

Meeting Point:

Level 1, Padang Atrium Tour Desk

Note:

  • The programme is free, with purchase of a same day General Admission ticket. General Admission is free for Singaporeans and PRs. Click here to find out about General Admission ticket fees.
  • Participants are required to arrive 15 minutes prior to the start of the tour, as slots will be given out to those on the waitlist thereafter.
  • This tour is suitable for ages 12 and above.
  • By registering for this programme, you give the National Gallery Singapore consent to use your personal data to email you to participate in a post-programme survey. (If contacted for feedback, participation in the survey is optional.)
  • Please note that photographs and videos will be taken during and after the programme. By signing up for this programme, you agree to be filmed and/or photographed and for the Gallery to use and/or display these photos and videos in the Gallery’s premises, for marketing purposes, and on the Gallery’s social media platforms and publications.
  • This programme is held in conjunction with the exhibition Children’s Biennale 2019, which runs from 25 May 2019 to 29 December 2019 at National Gallery Singapore.
Nov
2
Sat
Purple Parade 2019 @ Suntec City (outdoor spaces between Tower 1 & Tower 5)
Nov 2 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Purple Parade 2019 @ Suntec City (outdoor spaces between Tower 1 & Tower 5) | Singapore | Singapore

SADeaf Purple Parade 2019 Contingent March 

SADeaf will be forming a contingent to march in the parade. Come! Invite your family and friends to join SADeaf and be part of Singapore’s Largest Movement to Support Inclusion & Celebrate Abilities of Persons with Special Needs.

Details of march will be released at a later date. A limited edition SADeaf purple parade T-shirt will be given out to all participants of the SADeaf contingent on a first come first serve basis. Do note that the numbers of T-shirts in any particular size are also limited. If you are interested to join us, sign up here: http://bit.ly/2mOWj5H

About The Purple Parade 

THE PURPLE PARADE is a unifying national platform to promote awareness and celebrate abilities of persons with special needs.

The core of The Purple Parade movement is to ensure that people with special needs are included in the main chapter of Singapore’s growth and have equal access to education, employment, transport and social networks.

The VISION is for the spirit of the movement to continue for many more years to come; and for the special needs community to be fully included, valued and celebrated in our country.

Nov
9
Sat
CCA Fair 2019 @ Ngee ann City Civic Plaza
Nov 9 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
CCA Fair 2019 @ Ngee ann City Civic Plaza | Singapore

The annual CCA Fair is around the corner. The fair aims to raise funds for disadvantaged children under six member charities. SADeaf will be one of the participating members in this year’s fair and will be setting up 11 stalls at the event. Show your support by participating in the event and/or by purchasing the CCA Fair coupons at $10 per sheet. You can purchase the coupons at the event or approach our registration counter at SADeaf. The coupons will entitle you to a lucky draw at the fair, so get them now!  See you at the event.

Venue: Ngee Ann City, Civic PlazaDate: Saturday, 9 November 2019
Walkathon: 8am – 10.30am
Charity Fair: 10am – 5pm

Gallery Signs 2019 @ National Gallery Singapore (Level 1, Padang Atrium Tour Desk)
Nov 9 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Gallery Signs 2019 @ National Gallery Singapore (Level 1, Padang Atrium Tour Desk) | Singapore | Singapore

Description

Join us for an interactive guided tour of the Gallery Children’s Biennale 2019 and UOB Southeast Asia Gallery! Hosted in English and Singapore Sign Language (SgSL), this tour welcomes persons of all abilities, whether Deaf, Hard-of-Hearing, or Hearing. Based on the theme of “Creating New Worlds,” this 60 minute conversational tour encourages participants to engage with the artworks and each other. Deaf participants will get to share more about Deaf experiences while hearing participants can gain a better understanding of Deaf culture and be introduced to basic SgSL.

Gallery Signs Date & Time:

  • Saturday – 19 October 2019, 3:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Saturday – 26 October 2019, 3:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Saturday – 09 November 2019, 3:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Saturday – 16 November 2019, 3:00pm – 4:00pm

Meeting Point:

Level 1, Padang Atrium Tour Desk

Note:

  • The programme is free, with purchase of a same day General Admission ticket. General Admission is free for Singaporeans and PRs. Click here to find out about General Admission ticket fees.
  • Participants are required to arrive 15 minutes prior to the start of the tour, as slots will be given out to those on the waitlist thereafter.
  • This tour is suitable for ages 12 and above.
  • By registering for this programme, you give the National Gallery Singapore consent to use your personal data to email you to participate in a post-programme survey. (If contacted for feedback, participation in the survey is optional.)
  • Please note that photographs and videos will be taken during and after the programme. By signing up for this programme, you agree to be filmed and/or photographed and for the Gallery to use and/or display these photos and videos in the Gallery’s premises, for marketing purposes, and on the Gallery’s social media platforms and publications.
  • This programme is held in conjunction with the exhibition Children’s Biennale 2019, which runs from 25 May 2019 to 29 December 2019 at National Gallery Singapore.
Nov
16
Sat
Gallery Signs 2019 @ National Gallery Singapore (Level 1, Padang Atrium Tour Desk)
Nov 16 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Gallery Signs 2019 @ National Gallery Singapore (Level 1, Padang Atrium Tour Desk) | Singapore | Singapore

Description

Join us for an interactive guided tour of the Gallery Children’s Biennale 2019 and UOB Southeast Asia Gallery! Hosted in English and Singapore Sign Language (SgSL), this tour welcomes persons of all abilities, whether Deaf, Hard-of-Hearing, or Hearing. Based on the theme of “Creating New Worlds,” this 60 minute conversational tour encourages participants to engage with the artworks and each other. Deaf participants will get to share more about Deaf experiences while hearing participants can gain a better understanding of Deaf culture and be introduced to basic SgSL.

Gallery Signs Date & Time:

  • Saturday – 19 October 2019, 3:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Saturday – 26 October 2019, 3:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Saturday – 09 November 2019, 3:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Saturday – 16 November 2019, 3:00pm – 4:00pm

Meeting Point:

Level 1, Padang Atrium Tour Desk

Note:

  • The programme is free, with purchase of a same day General Admission ticket. General Admission is free for Singaporeans and PRs. Click here to find out about General Admission ticket fees.
  • Participants are required to arrive 15 minutes prior to the start of the tour, as slots will be given out to those on the waitlist thereafter.
  • This tour is suitable for ages 12 and above.
  • By registering for this programme, you give the National Gallery Singapore consent to use your personal data to email you to participate in a post-programme survey. (If contacted for feedback, participation in the survey is optional.)
  • Please note that photographs and videos will be taken during and after the programme. By signing up for this programme, you agree to be filmed and/or photographed and for the Gallery to use and/or display these photos and videos in the Gallery’s premises, for marketing purposes, and on the Gallery’s social media platforms and publications.
  • This programme is held in conjunction with the exhibition Children’s Biennale 2019, which runs from 25 May 2019 to 29 December 2019 at National Gallery Singapore.

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