Tag: Deaf Project


Learning Braille – My Story

04

Jul 2017

Learning Braille – My Story

A special event was held for Enfield resident, Rajeswari Gopalakrishnan, so that she could tell her story about learning Braille. Rajeswari is not only blind she is also profoundly Deaf, so to teach her Braille was not an easy task. Enfield Disability Action’s Deaf Project in partnership with Enfield Vision provided weekly lessons to help Rajeswari achieve her ambition.  The Deaf Project successfully applied for...

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Snowden Climb 17th September 2016

17

Jan 2017

Snowden Climb 17th September 2016

In September Simone Rickard who works on EDA’s Deaf Project climbed Snowden to raise awareness of local Deaf peoples issues and to raise money for EDA’s Deaf Project following reductions to statutory funding earlier in the year. EDA is hugely appreciative and proud of Simone’s achievements and grateful for the funds that were raised. Thank you so much to Simone and her friends. Contributions are still...

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23

Aug 2016

EDA’s Councillors Question Time

Following our successful MP’s event in December EDA hosted a local Counsellors Question Time. Doug Taylor the Leader of the Council attended. EDA’s Councillors’ Question Time took place on 31st May 2016. There were many issues raised from the well attended event. There were many heartfelt and personal accounts, heard as examples of the barriers and lack of resources and specialist assistance which Deaf and disabled...

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23

Aug 2016

EDA launches Impact Report On Cuts To Services For The Deaf

The project has been running since 1996 has has achieved so much for Enfield’s Deaf community both nationally and locally, it is a unique service in that staff can communicate in BSL (British Sign Language) and are qualified to give help and advice at point of contact. Any cut to this specialist service may result in the deaf person struggling  to even get access to services...

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DEAF DROP IN SESSIONS FOR HELP/ADVICE

23

Aug 2016

DEAF DROP IN SESSIONS FOR HELP/ADVICE

We hold regular Deaf Drop Ins for help/advice on a Monday and Wednesday mornings at Community House between 9.30am – 12.30pm Click here to learn more about the Deaf Project, it’s services and activities. —————— Help from Enfield Council for BSL Users is available first Friday of every month from 9am to 3pm at Civic Centre, Enfield. A British Sign Language Interpreter is available to...

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