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Pakistan Association of the Deaf to start “Interpreter Services for the Deaf”

July 03, 2008: For the first time in Pakistan, Pakistan Association of the Deaf is starting “Interpreter Services for the Deaf”. Deaf people face problems of communication in our society. Hospitals, courts, law & order, education, therapy / counseling, interviews / meetings and social services are some of the areas where Deaf people need an Interpreter. The Deaf people regarding interpreter problem in court and police station brought some of the cases in our knowledge. Interpreter serves as a bridge among hearing and Deaf person. Mr. Kamran Tariq (G. Secretary – PAD) will give brief introduction about PAD and the need of starting interpreter service for the Deaf would be highlighted by Mr. Ifran Mumtaz (President – PAD). Ms. Fazila Shamim and Mr. Shahid Ali (Sign Language Interpreters) would also share their experiences.

Presiding guest Mr. Abdul Haseeb Khan (President – Brookes Pharmaceutical Laboratories Pvt. Ltd.) and Chief Patron – Mr. Zaigham M. Rizvi will honour us by their speeches. Ms. Fauzia Wahab – Member National Assembly would grade the occasion as Special Guest of Honour whereas Ms. Nadia Khan Gabool (Minister for Human Rights Govt. of Sindh) would be the Chief Guest. A large number of prominent and well-known personalities from all walks of life will also attend the seminar.

Dated: 06/04/2013

INAUGURATION OF DEAF COMPUTER LEARNING CENTRE AT PAKISTAN ASSOCIATION OF THE DEAF

Mr. Mohammad Raza Haroon – Honourable Minister For Information Technology, Government Of Sindh to inaugurate Deaf Computer Learning Centre at Pakistan Association of The Deaf, donated by KRG

May 05, 2008: A Computer Learning Centre at Pakistan Association Of The Deaf has been donated by Ko-Ordination Group – KRG near Shaheen Tower, Shahrah-e-Faisal, Karachi. The inauguration ceremony of this highly advanced and state-of-the-art computer learning centre with all facilities of quality IT education and training will take place on Wednesday, May 07, 2008.

The inauguration Deaf Computer Learning Centre – DCLC will be performed by Honourable Minister For Information Technology, Government Of Sindh, Mr. Mohammad Raza Haroon as the Chief Guest whereas Ms. Huma Bukhari, District Governor, 305 S-1 Lions Club International will be the Presiding Guest and Ms. Nadia Gabol, Minister for Human Rights, Government Of Sindh would grade the occasion as Special Guest of Honour. The ceremony will also be attended by Ms. Erum Jahan & Mr. Mohammad Akram, two outstanding disable persons who have make their mark on national level. A large number of prominent and well-known personalities from all walks of life will also attend the inaugural ceremony.

Dated: 06/04/2013

News & Announcement

Sign Language Committee

PAD promotes the natural language of the deaf (Sign Language). Sign language committee at PAD has been working since many years and has published 5 books on Pakistan.Sign Language. PAD has also developed a CD on Pakistan Sign Language in collaboration with IUCN/SDNPK

5 Feb, 2013

Public Awaraness Programs

PAD not only organizes different social events for public awareness, but also arranges seminars and programs for the cause. So far we have arranged walks on the Rights of persons with disabilities, seminar on Right of access to information, Right of driving and also celebrated Aids Day, Children's
Day, Independence Day etc.

5 Feb, 2013

PAD's Computer Literacy Center

At PAD’s Computer Literacy Center, deaf teachers teaches deaf students using Sign Language. Here we teach office automation, Email + internet, presentation skills and graphics tools. A number of deaf students who learned I.T. courses at PAD got jobs in different

5 Feb, 2013


English Language Course

Since start PAD realized the importance of English Language and started providing the training of English language course to deaf students. After the emergence of communication tools (Email, SMS, instant messaging software) more and more deaf people became interested in English Language course, as this gave them freedom to communicate with worldwide deaf community. Moreover these latest communication tools are effectively utilized in English language.

5 Feb, 2013

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