Sled News

SASL Class in September – Join us!

Intensive  South African Sign Language workshop – 13 to 15 September 2016

 Closing date for applications: Friday 19 August 2016

The three day FULL TIME workshop will give participants an INTENSIVE experience of South African Sign Language and Deaf culture.   The course is suitable for people who are new to SASL, parents and family members of Deaf children, those who are in contact with Deaf clients in their work place, and those wanting to explore South African Sign Language as part of a possible future career.

Lovely new offices on ground floor!

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SLED Cape Town will be at 8A Waverley Business Park from 1 August 2016.  All other contact details remain the same.

Learn SASL in Cape Town – January 2016

If you want to start learning South African Sign Language in Cape Town in 2016 – the SLED team will be teaching a beginners course in the week of 18 January 2016 at UCT Summer School.

SLED AGM

Please join us for the Annual General Meeting of
Sign Language Education and Development

Cape Town Summer SASL opportunity!

Kirsty Maclons and the SLED team will be offering a beginners SASL workshop at the UCT Summer School in January 2015.

 

With Sign Language rights, our children can!

With South African Sign Language, our Deaf children can reach for their dreams.  Investing in SASL is investing in the rich diversity of gifts we have as South Africans, and making sure no ones valuable contribution is lost.

Free SASL Meet and Greet Lesson in Johannesburg!

Free 67 SASL Lesson on 17 July 2015 in Johannesburg!

May 2015 – intensive SASL workshops

The three day FULL TIME workshop will give participants an INTENSIVE experience of South African Sign Language and Deaf culture. The course is suitable for people who are new to SASL, parents and family members of Deaf children, those who are in contact with Deaf clients in their work place, and those wanting to explore South African Sign Language as part of a possible future career.

South African Sign Language Learning Materials

The SLED team has produced the first round of exiting new learning and teaching materials (LTSMs) for use in schools for Deaf children for the implementation of the new SASL CAPS curriculum.

JOHANNESBURG NQF COURSE 2015 – UPDATE

In 2015 public classes in Johannesburg will take a different format!

SASL PUBLIC CLASSES 2015

To everyone interested in registering for SLED’s public classes: You can now subscribe (via email) to receive the latest updates about our public classes in Johannesburg and Cape Town as soon as information becomes available.

SEE ME

See me

By Kirsty Maclons

You never saw me but I was here long before you

Wild stories of the hunt flew from my fingers

as we gathered around the silent fire . . . . .

click on the heading above to read the poem . . .

FAMILY SASL DICTIONARY ON SPECIAL 2014

September is our National Month of Deaf People. The week of 22 September is International Deaf Awareness Week.  We are offering the fun SLED Family Dictionary at a special price!  Click on the heading to find out more.

SLED PRESS STATEMENT 19.08.2014

SLED Director Cara Loening was horribly misquoted in today’s TimesLive Article on the new Sign Language curriculum.  Ms Loening and SLED has issued a press statement in response.   Click on the heading SLED PRESS STATEMENT above to read.  (Photo Deaf facilitator and Deaf children, fluently communicating in SASL)

CAPE TOWN CERTIFICATE CEREMONY – CLASSES OF 2013

The NQF 5 Class of 2013 in Johanneburg received their certificates on 12 February 2014.  Click on heading above for more . . . .