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CI Recrutiment 2021

We are recruiting for community interpreters!

Community Interpreters refer to our pool of interpreters who take on assignments on an ad hoc basis with remuneration. Interpreters are allies of the Deaf community providing equal access to information through quality interpretation to empower Deaf individuals to achieve a better quality of life and better integrate/contribute to the society.

Recruitment phase is from now till 18 Feb 2021. Check out the link https://tinyurl.com/CIRecruit2021 for the details!

Calendar Sales

SADeaf has printed limited copies of the 2021 Desk Calendars for sale as its fundraising effort to sustain the operations and services of SADeaf. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, SADeaf has not been able to conduct any fundraising events in 2020. Hence, we seek your help to support our cause.

Purchase our calendar for personal use or as a gift for your loved ones. Each calendar is priced at $10.00 each, inclusive of delivery. As there are limited stocks available, do grab now one!

Auction

In conjunction with Flag Day 2021 SADeaf will be organising two special weekend sales and auction bidding as follow:

You are welcomed to come by our Weekend Special Sale to look at our items on sale!

All listed items are brand new!

Coach teal large crossbody bag $65

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Bidding for this item closes on 25th March, 2359

This coach crossbody features a large main pocket with 2 phone flaps and zipper pocket. On the outside is a magnetic button closure front pocket and open back pocket.

size: height 9.5″, width 12″

main pocket width 12″ depth 3″

shoulder strap 48″ at longest,  30″ at shortest

Carlo Rino crossbody bag $90

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RPP: $185

size: height 8″, width 12″

main pocket width 12″ depth 3″

shoulder strap 35″ at longest,  30″ at shortest

Lenovo Tab 7 Essential $70

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Sony DPP-FP30 Digital Photo­ Printer $100

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Aesop Quench: Classic Skin Care Kit $90

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RPP: $149

Product link: https://www.aesop.com/sg/p/kits-travel/face/quench-classic-skin-care-kit/?gclid=Cj0KCQiAhP2BBhDdARIsAJEzXlGzyR6az1lkP_WCIAK4sOol8z4Xl9bRCF_KQsgil3eL2APesz2BHiEaAjJBEALw_wcB&gclsrc=aw.ds

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Purifying Facial Cream Cleanser 100ml, B & Tea Balancing Toner 100ml, Camellia Nut Facial Hydrating Cream 60ml

Aesop Parsley Seed Anti-Oxidant Skin Care Kit $110

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RPP: $195

Product link: https://www.aesop.com/sg/p/kits-travel/face/parsley-seed-anti-oxidant-skin-care-kit/

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Parsley Seed Facial Cleanser 100ml, Parsley Seed Anti-Oxidant Facial Toner 100ml, Parsley Seed Anti-Oxidant Serum 100ml

Aesop Parsley Seed Extended Anti-Oxidant Skin Care Kit $340

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 RPP: $441

Product link: https://www.aesop.com/sg/p/kits-travel/face/parsley-seed-extended-anti-oxidant-skin-care-kit/

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Parsley Seed Facial Cleansing Oil, 200 ml, Parsley Seed Anti-Oxidant Facial Toner 100 ml, Parsley Seed Anti-Oxidant Serum 100 ml, Parsley Seed Anti-Oxidant Eye Cream 10 ml, Parsley Seed Cleansing Masque 60 ml, Parsley Seed Anti-Oxidant Facial Treatment 15 ml

Winning bidders will be contacted after the end of the auction period for the mode of payment.

An Introduction to Trauma Informed Care


In collaboration with the Singapore Association for Mental Health (SAMH), we would like to invite you to a talk on Trauma Informed Care.

It will be conducted online on ZOOM on 15 January 2021 (Friday) at 7.30pm.

Sign language interpretation and notetaking services will be available. 

Closing Date : 11 January 2021

For registration, please contact Elizabeth at elizabeth@sadeaf.org.sg or via SMS/Whatsapp to 9791 7566 with your full name, HHC number, email address and HP number. 

The Zoom link will be sent to you nearer the event date. 

We hope to see you there!

Thank you.

Transparent Face Mask – A*STAR

SADeaf wishes to express our heartfelt appreciation to Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and Ramatex for the generous donation of 3,000 pieces of face masks. Due to their design savvy, these reusable face masks come with a clear window around the mouth area to facilitate speech-reading and better visual access to facial expressions.

We especially wish to thank Professor Alfred Huan, Assistant Chief Executive, Science and Engineering Research Council, A*STAR (third from left), Dr David Low, CEO of the Advanced Remanufacturing and Technology Centre (ARTC) and Executive Director of Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology – SIMTech (extreme right), and Mr Chris Ma, Director, Ramatex (second from left) for visiting SADeaf on 16 December to present the masks to us.

P/S: Do look out for our announcement to clients on how to collect these masks on a first-come-first-serve basis. See less

Introduction to the Singapore Deaf Community and Language (Micro-learning Course)

Course Introduction

Curious about sign language? Ever wondered how deaf people communicate with and live in the hearing world? Maybe you have watched Netflix’s “Deaf U” series and are intrigued by Deaf culture? Or perhaps you wish to find out more before committing to signing up for a full-fledged Singapore Sign Language course?

Take up this short, introductory micro-learning online course to learn more about the Deaf community in Singapore, as well as gain insights into Deaf culture and pick up some basic sign language!

Jointly developed by the Singapore Association for the Deaf (SADeaf) and Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) under the UniLEARN Initiative, this course allows you to learn at your own pace and time – and in a fun and engaging way via your mobile phones! 

So…sign up now to take your first steps to becoming Deaf inclusive!

Course Fee & Payment

 

Course Fee: $10 INTRODUCTORY PRICE (including GST)
Course Code: Connecting with the Deaf in our Community

Our coordinator will contact you on payment information after registration. 

Course Run & Schedule:

 

Course Run 1: 1st Apr 2021 – 31st May 2021

Course Run 2: 3rd May 2021 – 30 June 2021

Course Run 3: 1st June 2021 – 30th July 2021

Insurance Awareness Talk

We will be having an Insurance Awareness Talk on the 11 December 2020, from 8PM to 930PM on our Facebook live happening that day!

The talk will be covering on topics such as:

  • Areas of coverage (Life, Disability, Major Illnesses, Accident & Hospitalisation)
  • What can you expect?
  • Importance of review
  • Underwriting (FAQ)
  • Mental health & coverage
  • Advantages of early planning
  • Case studies

Do join us on this talk, hope to see you there!

Thank you.

Free pairs of 3D masks

Free pairs of 3D masks for all Singapore residents will be ready for distribution from 30 November 2020.

Vending machines are being restocked with new mask kits in preparation for collection to begin on 30 November 2020 at 10 am, and ending on 13 December 2020.

Each kit will consist of two reusable masks along with three additional filters. The new masks have a pocket where the filters can be inserted or should users wish for more protection in crowded places.

They come in four sizes – small, medium, large, and extra-large.It can also be washed and reused up to 30 times or more.

With a proper fit, these masks can sit nicely on the nose, wraps under the chin without slipping down.

Read more at: https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/temasek-to-give-out-reusable-masks-from-nov-30-in-third-nationwide-distribution

Thank you.

Singapore to Enter Phase 3

Education minister Lawrence Wong announced that Singapore’s Phase 3 will be implemented when 3 conditions are met.

Let’s all work together to make phase 3 happen!

Community Sign Language Instructors

SADeaf is looking for new community sign language instructors to join us!

If interested, do sign up by 31 December 2020.

You can register at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSerT3jmWQ5Q4bblxkXHxdFV0UyOlAft_h9DwKfvOF0iigzvHg/formResponse

For any enquiries, please email Moses at (moses@sadeaf.org.sg).

Thank you!