SLED AT A GLANCE

Language is fundamental for social interaction, personal development and abstract thinking. For the majority of people, acquiring a language during childhood occurs unconsciously, automatically and mostly naturally. Every individual develops an internal set of language rules based on communicating with others who use the same language. Language development is thus a creative process that requires a child to actively process the information he or she receives.

As we now know, hearing children get this information by hearing spoken language in natural interaction with other people in the environment, not through imitation or training.

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SLED ANNUAL REPORTS

March 2019 to February 2020

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March 2018 to February 2019

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March 2017 to February 2018

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March 2016 to February 2017

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March 2015 to February 2016

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March 2014 to Februay 2015

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March 2013 to February 2014

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FREE ONLINE SASL LITERATURE


The feast’ in South African Sign Language
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Neo and the Big Wide, World – South African Sign Language (SASL)

The tortoise’s song: Told in South African Sign Language


Definitive version of Nkosi Sikelel’iAfrika ,  the South African National Anthem

So strong in South African Sign Language
(includes soundtrack)

All I want for Christmas!
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Covid-19: Phuti’s family stays safe.

Fly, everyone, fly!

A day to remember


Where are you?

The final minute


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