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Deaf Connect and Gallaudet University Join Forces to Empower International Deaf Community


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Deaf Connect, main service supplier and social affect organisation for Deaf, Deafblind and exhausting of listening to Australians accomplice with Gallaudet University.

It is a vital step in direction of creating a variety of alternatives that lead to inclusivity for the Deaf group. Collectively we be sure that Deaf people have the assets and assist they want.”

— Brett Casey, CEO at Deaf Connect

BRISBANE, QLD, AUSTRALIA, July 12, 2023/EINPresswire.com/ — Deaf Connect and Gallaudet University Join Forces to Empower International Deaf Community.

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Deaf Connect, the main service supplier and social affect organisation for Deaf, Deafblind and exhausting of listening to Australians together with Gallaudet University, the world’s premier college for the Deaf and exhausting of listening to group, are thrilled to announce a groundbreaking partnership.

The announcement was made public at a memorandum of understanding (MOU) signing ceremony on the Gallaudet University alumni occasion, on Thursday, July 13, 2023 at Parnas Resort Jeju, South Korea, throughout the XIX World Congress of the World Federation of the Deaf. This collaboration goals to improve entry to schooling, foster inclusivity and promote the general alternatives of Deaf people.

By this multi-year partnership, Deaf Connect and Gallaudet University will work collectively on a number of key initiatives.

Schooling and Coaching: The establishments will collaborate on Immersion instructional packages and coaching alternatives to equip Deaf people with the required expertise and data to thrive in varied fields to acquire the “Gallaudet University expertise”. By combining their experience, each organisations will create revolutionary and tailor-made instructional experiences that elevate the worldwide Deaf group. There shall be sharing of assets in particular domains similar to youth, management, analysis, schooling, early intervention.

Coverage and Consciousness: Each organisations are dedicated to elevating consciousness concerning the challenges confronted by the Deaf group and advocating for his or her rights. By joint efforts, they may try to affect insurance policies and societal attitudes to create a extra inclusive surroundings for Deaf people. This partnership will amplify their collective voice and empower them to result in optimistic change.

Community Engagement: Deaf Connect and Gallaudet University, acknowledge the significance of group engagement and will collaborate on initiatives that foster social connections and assist networks inside the Deaf group via organising alternatives for workers and college students together with internships, examine overseas excursions, and Digital Change / Collaborative On-line International Studying, which intention to create alternatives for Deaf people to come collectively, share experiences, and construct lasting relationships.

Expertise and Innovation: The partnership will leverage know-how and innovation to develop accessible options that improve communication, schooling, and employment alternatives for the Deaf group. Gallaudet University’s experience in analysis and know-how, coupled with Deaf Connect’s on-the-ground expertise and historical past, will drive the event of cutting-edge options that handle the distinctive challenges confronted by Deaf people.

World Management Occasions: The events started their partnership on the XIX World Congress of the World Federation of the Deaf by Co-hosting a worldwide management occasion prior to the 2023 WFD Congress in Jeju, South Korea, and follow-up occasions shall be delivered. The launch occasion was host to many worldwide attendees and was offered in International Signal Language.

Brett Casey, CEO at Deaf Connect, stated, “This collaboration with Gallaudet University is a major step in direction of creating a variety of alternatives that equip and transfer us nearer to an inclusive world for the Deaf group. By working collectively, our dedication will be sure that Deaf people have the assets and assist they want to thrive and succeed.”

“We’re excited to accomplice with Deaf Connect and mix our strengths to empower the Deaf group,” stated Roberta Cordano, President at Gallaudet University. “Collectively, we will create a extra inclusive society the place Deaf people have equal entry to schooling, employment, and alternatives for private development globally.”

Deaf Connect and Gallaudet University are excited concerning the prospects this partnership presents and are dedicated to driving optimistic change for the Deaf group.

Deaf Connect shall be releasing content material from the XIX World Congress of the World Federation of the Deaf on Fb, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube and our web site.

Gallaudet University shall be releasing content material from the XIX World Congress of the World Federation of the Deaf on Fb, Instagram, and LinkedIn.

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Media Alternatives Deaf Connect:

For all media enquiries contact:

Rebecca Goulter, Advertising Supervisor

0413 729 599 or rebecca.goulter@deafconnect.org.au

Media Alternatives Gallaudet University:

For all media enquiries contact:

Shara Winesburg, Public Relations Supervisor

Public.Relations@gallaudet.edu

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ABOUT DEAF CONNECT 

Deaf Connect is the most important whole-of-life service supplier and social affect organisation for Deaf, Deafblind, and exhausting of listening to Australians. We stand with the Deaf group to construct capability and affect social change whereas paying respect to historical past, tradition, and language.  



Our focus is on group and empowerment, supporting Deaf Australians and their households to make decisions and actions to thrive in life, whereas delivering on a nationwide agenda to enhance fairness for the Deaf group, and to take away systemic cultural and language obstacles. 

We’re the most important employer of Deaf and exhausting of listening to individuals in Australia, a registered supplier beneath the Nationwide Incapacity Insurance coverage Scheme and an permitted supplier of in-home look after seniors. Deaf Connect is the nation’s largest Auslan decoding company, and offers coaching in signal language and decoding via our RTO (RTO Supplier Quantity 41192).

For extra data go to www.Deafconnect.org.au.

ABOUT GALLAUDET UNIVERSITY

Gallaudet University, positioned in Washington DC, USA, is the world’s main establishment for Deaf and exhausting of listening to schooling, analysis, and innovation. For over 150 years, Gallaudet has been on the forefront of offering a transformative instructional expertise for Deaf and exhausting of listening to people, empowering them to contribute to society as international residents.

For extra data go to www.gallaudet.edu

ABOUT THE WORLD FEDERATION OF THE DEAF

The World Federation of the Deaf is a world non-governmental organisation representing and selling the human rights of greater than 70 million deaf individuals globally since 1951. As a federation of nationwide associations of deaf individuals (NADs) from 131 nations, the WFD is the authoritative consultant physique of deaf individuals worldwide. The WFD has consultative standing on the UN ECOSOC and works in collaboration with companions all over the world, together with the International Incapacity Alliance, of which the WFD is a founding member. www.2023wfdjeju.com

Rebecca Goulter
Advertising Supervisor – Deaf Connect
+61 413 729 599
rebecca.goulter@deafconnect.org.au
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