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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:

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:

For any enquiries, please email Moses at (

Thank you!

Singapore Sign Language (SgSL) Workshop for Family

SADeaf is organising an online workshop for parents and children who are keen on learning sign language! You will also be awarded a Certificate of Attendance upon completion of the workshop.

If interested, do sign up by 20 November 2020 (Friday).

Date: 7 December to 10 December 2020

Time: 10AM to 11AM

Venue: ZOOM

Fees: $50 for 4 sessions for each family

*limited to 8 pax due to COVID-19 restrictions.


Sign up at:

A confirmation email will be sent out by 1 December 2020.

For more enquiries, please email Moses at (

Thank you, hope to see you there!

SADeaf Family Day 2020 (River Safari)

Amidst the challenges posed by COVID-19, strong family bonding is becoming even more important during this season.

The Singapore Association For The Deaf encourages families of our clients to take respite from their daily lives and spend quality time together by participating in SADeaf Family Day to River Safari.

To Register (before 20 November 2020):

1) Indicate your interest on our sign-up sheet or contact Elizabeth ( 97917566).
2) A confirmation email will be sent to you upon successful registration for payment. You will receive the date for the collection of your tickets and goodie bag when payment is received.

*Please note that registration is an indication of your interest to participate in the Family and may not confirm you a ticket.


Please note that complimentary tickets are available only for registered clients of SADeaf.

Registred Clients: Free
Child (3-12 years old): $7
Adult (13-59 years old): $12
Senior Citizens (60 years old and above): $9

Face Mask Design Competition

To commemorate the special event, we are encouraging all clients to participate in the face mask design competition. The winning design will have their design produced and included in the goodie bags.

Please refer to the poster more information on the design competition and send in your designs to before 20 November 2020.

Law Awareness Talk – Criminal Law

Criminal Law: A Practical Look
– What is criminal law?
– The process of investigation and trial
– Your rights and obligations during the investigation and trial
– Finding help and resources

20 November, 7pm – 9pm
The talk will be held on Zoom.

Register by 20 Nov 2020 to receive the link.
Number of participants: 20

Speakers: NUS law students and Jaryl Lim (lawyer, I.N.C. Law LLC)

If interested, please register with Elizabeth at or SMS 97917566 with your full name, Hearing Help Card number, handphone number and email address. If you need access services such as a notetaker, do indicate too.

Or Sign up:

Jointly organised by NUS Centre for Pro Bono and Clinical Legal Education, Faculty of Law, and SADeaf. 

Thank you, and see you there!

SADeaf PhotoMe Contest 2020

Sign up at :

The Singapore Association For The Deaf (SADeaf) is organising the 1st edition of SADeaf “PhotoMe” contest as part of our 2020 year-end appeal. Through this amateur photography contest, SADeaf hopes to reach out to the public to share moments of joy and the daily lives of the Deaf & Hard-of-Hearing community through the eyes of others.

Contest Theme: Best moment of deaf integration in the community.

A total of 12 images will be selected and used in SADeaf 2021 Calendar production. Winners will receive a specially curated goodie bag by SADeaf and a winner’s certificate.

The 2021 calendar will be available for pre-order from the announcement of the results on 5 December 2020.

In addition, all participants will receive a thank you gift pack from SADeaf upon confirmation of your submission.

Photos can be taken via Phone or Digital Cameras.

Each photo will require a title and/or short caption.

*NO editing is allowed
*NO limit on the number of submission per person
*You may submit up to 3 photos per submission

Participation Fee:
$10 per submission (Max of 3 photos per submission)
You may make additional submissions if you wish to submit more than 3 photos.

All proceeds will go towards supporting SADeaf’s services and programmes as part of our annual fundraising drive. We recommend that you make your payment via the campaign link listed below.

Submit your photos by emailing them (by 6.00pm, 2 December 2020) to with proof of transaction done via either:

1) PayNow (SADeaf UEN No. S62SS0061C)

2) SADeaf 65th Anniversary online campaign at (

Late submission and failure to provide proof of payment may result in disqualification of participation.

Submission Period: 28 October 2020 – 2 December 2020
Selection & Confirmation of winner: 3 – 4 December 2020
Online announcement of winners and selected photo: 5 December 2020

Thank You! We hope you participate in this and have fun for a cause!

Be a Teacher of the Deaf!

Have you ever wanted to be a Teacher of the Deaf or an Educational Interpreter? Ever wondered what the job is like? Are you interested in working with deaf children? Here’s your chance to find out more!

Join us at this sharing session – we welcome both Deaf and Hearing participants

Date: 9 November 2020
Time: 7.30pm – 9.30pm
Venue: Online via Zoom (the link will be sent to registered participants)


  • Briefing on qualifications & prerequisites for Specialised Teachers and Educational Interpreters 
  • Overview of the Bilingual-Bicultural Approach by Barbara D’ Cotta, Training Manager, SADeaf
  • Sharing by teaching/education staff: Mas Elfie Jaar Bin Arshad, Resource Teacher,  Beatty Secondary School, David Lee, Specialised Teacher,  Mayflower Primary School, Bernadette Pung, Educational Interpreter, Mayflower Primary School
  • Q & A Session

You can register at:

For enquiries, please contact

See you there! 

Digital Mobile Application for Transportation with Customizable Vibrotactile Feedback

A team in NUS is working on a project to develop assistive communication and navigation tools for individuals with hearing loss.

As part of this project, they are currently aiming to perform a demonstration as well as a small set of user studies that focus on how they can best represent the information, notifications, and cues via vibration in a mobile app.

They hope to listen to your views and opinions so that they are able to realise this project into reality.

For further details, please refer to the poster attached.

Thank you!

SADeaf Awards Ceremony 2020

The annual Deaf Achievers Award 2020 will be presented online for the first time ever this year due to the COVID-19 situation. The pre-recorded video is up!

These awards recognise the achievements of Deaf and hard-of-hearing persons, as well as acknowledging the contributions of the individuals, donors, organisations, and ambassadors to our community.

This year, SADeaf presented awards in the following categories:

● Deaf Achievers (Outstanding Deaf/hard-of-hearing students)


● Teacher of the Deaf Award

● Long Service (staff) Awards

● I-L-Y (I LOVE YOU) Awards