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Category Archives: Equality
Last week I was invited to represent the Maltese Sign Language Council (Kunsill tal-Lingwa tas-Sinjali Maltija), together with my colleague Mr George Vella, to participate in the celebrations of the first ever International Day of Sign Languages, held at the … Continue reading
The other day, I had an appointment at hospital with the medical board. They were doing some interviews of people with disability, so there were many other people who had this appointment. I spoke to the receptionist to confirm my arrival, … Continue reading
For most of us, growing up in a world without sound is incomprehensible, but for Emma Ripard, Nadine Grech and Annabelle Cauchi, it is the only world they know. Alison Bezzina finds it easy to communicate with these young women, … Continue reading
More often than not, deaf persons may reply with something which has nothing to do with what you asked/said. This is because the deaf person may have unknowingly misunderstood your question/speech. It does not mean the deaf person is dumb.In … Continue reading
So yesterday I went to the National Museum of Archaeology in Valletta Malta with Carmen Grech from the Gozo Association for the Deaf. We were invited by Heritage Malta to visit the museum and see whether it accommodates the deaf. I was very … Continue reading
Everyday, we hear about “Equal Opportunities” or “Equal Rights” for all. Yet many individuals with a disability, including the deaf, still face indirect discrimination, especially when they are looking for employment. Deaf individuals are capable of doing anything. They can … Continue reading