Who are we

YMCA runs a Centre for the hearing impaired whereby tuition for Primary and Lower Secondary students (both deaf camp; normal students are accepted), pre-school camp; speech training on Saturday for children of aged five and below are held. Our teachers are non-deaf with the knowledge of sign language. Education programme are planned to help expose or train the children/youth to be self-reliant in this modem society. Besides these activities, the Centre is also extending its service to assist the deaf people to find suitable jobs in its ‘ Helping the Unemployed Deaf’ Programme.

Our services

Other Activities : Pre-School Camp; Early Intervention, Speech Training, Art Camp; Craft session, Workshop, Camping, Deaf Awareness Celebration, Educational Tour and etc.

Deaf Club

1) To develop self-esteem, self-confidence, self-reliance and self-determination among the deaf.
2) To provide counselling and guidance
3) To provide employment support and job placement services.
4) To provide social interaction

Membership at RM 15/ year is open all Deaf people.

Activities: Education, leadership, personal development, family life and outdoor exposure, job placement, fund raising and community work.

The Club is an avenue for the hearing impaired to have fellowship and to encourage one another. Many activities ranging from simple gatherings at homes to education and training programmes are planned to help the deaf.

Parents Support Group

1) To give support and encouragement among parents who have deaf children
2) To teach and assist parents in sign language as taught in the school curriculum.
3) To organize educational programs and outdoor activities for the integration of deaf children/ teens in the society.

Membership at RM12/ year is open to all parents with deaf children.

Activities: Family outdoor, social and exposure program.

The group consists of parents whose child/ children are hearing impaired. This group provides opportunities for parents to encourage and help one another in handling their hearing-impaired child/children.

Our needs

Volunteers are always welcome, please contact organisation for more information on their latest events and how you could help out.

Donations in cash or in kind are welcome, such as books and toys.

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Please contact YMCA Deaf Club directly

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YMCA Penang Deaf Club

[email protected]Email
www.facebook.com/PENANGYMCADEAFCLUB/Website
+604 229 8276Phone Number
+604 228 8211Phone Number
+604 229 5869Fax Number
'Y' Self- Reliance Centre for the Deaf, YMCA of Penang,211 Jalan Macalister Road, 10450 PenangAddress
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