Tag Archives: Hearing impairment

JDEP Hand Me Down Programme


Donate Used and New Children’s Books and Clothes Jamaica Deaf Education Project Inc. Who We Are? The mission of Jamaica Deaf Education Project Inc. is to educate and give hope to families affected by hearing impairment. Our vision is to seek … Continue reading

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JDEP Summer Programme: Emancipation Square…Embracing our Past


This time we went to Emancipation Square in Spanish Town…Jamaica’s old capital…for an educational tour. The boys were very interested in learning about where we as Jamaicans have come from. A very rewarding day! Just want to take the time … Continue reading

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Newletter June 2012


Hi Friends of JDEP, Today was the last day of school, which means the boys are home. I know they are missing their friends already! However, as you may know already, yesterday was the Class of 2012 graduation ceremony, and … Continue reading

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Giving back to the community


Thanksgiving 2011  It was a heart-felt, touching, and fun day for JDEP to give back to the community that supported us during these past months. We connected with so many people…adults and children, rich and poor…who came to give a helping hand to those … Continue reading

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Articles you may have missed…


Disability Week: Disability Week is being observed by Jamaica Council for Persons with Disabilities (JCPD), from November 27 to December 3rd in Trelawny. The theme for this year’s event is, ‘Together for a Better World for All… Including Persons with Disabilities in … Continue reading

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A Deaf Child’s Mom


A Deaf Child’s Mom I wonder how a deaf child’s mom feels, when she is unable to provide for her child. How does a mother feel, knowing that her child may not get an education, a chance in life; to … Continue reading

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‘Can you hear me? Parenting the deaf child’


  Avia Ustanny, Freelance Writer AUDREY BROWN is petite and self assured. Her daughter, Tanisha, seems as if she will be just like Mom in a few years. There is one difference between mother and daughter, however. Tanisha is deaf. The birth … Continue reading

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Not Enough Help


Jamaican deaf families get no help from government agencies, therefore deaf children will go without proper education and Audiological services. Lolly said he can hear at times, but his mom does not the means to get his hearing tested. And without no … Continue reading

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