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Tag Archives: deaf

  1. Connecting Deaf Children to Virtual Learning

    Some students of the Irving Wilson School received much needed electronic devices to assist with their education in the current online learning environment. Founder of The Deaf Heart Project (DHP) and reigning Miss World Barbados, Miss Ché Greenidge, coordinated efforts among four other organisations after learning that students, both deaf and with other physical or […]

    March 24, 2021Education, FeaturedNo comments
  2. NEW TRAINING FOR DEAF FARMERS IS A BIG SUCCESS

    Members of the deaf community are now the newest recipients of certification in the Backyard Gardening Project. The 4-week initiative was a joint collaboration of The Deaf Heart Project, Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), FarmFinder Global and the Ministry of Agriculture. Training sessions were held at the Irving Wilson School during the month […]

    November 27, 2020Agriculture, FeaturedNo comments
  3. No Ordinary Hero: The SuperDeafy Movie

    SuperDeafy must reveal the man behind the cape to find true love and inspire a young deaf boy to believe in himself. The movie follows the evolution of this unique hero. A beloved character and role model, SuperDeafy has a worldwide following. He has been turned into t-shirts, posters and dolls… and now a movie. […]

    July 22, 2015Cinema, Education, Video GalleryNo comments
  4. Gina Gershon & Justin Long in “THE LOOKALIKE” (2014 – Thriller)

    Drug lord William Spinks has a curious obsession with Sadie Hill, and uses family friends Bobby and Frank (John Corbett and Jerry O’Connell) to get to her. But when Sadie’s death jeopardizes a major deal, Bobby and Frank set out to find a replacement – a lookalike – to fool Spinks. This dubious plan propels […]

    October 23, 2014Video GalleryNo comments
  5. U.S. Embassy Bridgetown Supports Return of Disabled Rights Activist

    U.S. Embassy Bridgetown is pleased to support American disabled rights activist, Malia Johnson, as she visits Barbados this week during the International Week of the Deaf, September 21-28, 2014. Ms. Johnson will collaborate with the Barbados Council for the Deaf to host workshops for the deaf community, caregivers, and interpreters. Ms. Johnson will visit a […]

    September 26, 2014Education, FeaturedNo comments
  6. CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank helps in big way at Irving Wilson School

    A desire among staff at CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank to make a tangible difference in the lives of children has resulted in an upgraded play park for students at the Irving Wilson School. Members of CIBC FirstCaribbean’s Learning and Development (L&D) team in Barbados recently donated funds for park equipment including a bench, table and […]

    February 3, 2014EducationNo comments
  7. DO NOT TURN A DEAF EAR… SIGN LANGUAGE CLASSES BEGIN JANUARY 14

    Barbadians who are interested in learning the correct techniques for communicating with those who are hearing impaired, now have a chance to do so. Basic I and Basic II classes for adults will be conducted at the Irving Wilson School, Pine Road, St. Michael, on Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 5:00 to […]

    January 10, 2013Education, HealthNo comments
  8. Bridgetown U.S. Embassy hosts Special Education Opportunity for Parents & Teachers in Garrison

    This Wednesday 29 February, parents and teachers of children with learning or physical disabilities will get a very special education opportunity. Dr. Vicky Spencer, an American special education expert from George Mason University, will be delivering a lecture on ‘Educating All Children‘ at 7 p.m. in the conference room of the Barbados Light & Power Company on […]

    February 28, 2012EducationNo comments