National Week of Deaf People
Happy National Week of Deaf People 2021!
The theme this year is ‘Celebrating Thriving Deaf Communities’.
We have some exciting events happening throughout the week to celebrate and share Deaf culture, Deaf history and our language, Auslan.
To see what is happening, download the calendar below.
Calendar: National Week of Deaf People 2021 - Calendar
Our Online events are listed below. Don't forget to view all the events in our calendar!
Monday 20 September - Cherishing Deaf History
Dr. Breda Carty AO discusses Deaf history is COVID-19 the first time a pandemic has affected the Deaf Community? Watch on our Facebook Page or YouTube Channel.
Tuesday 21 September - Sustainable Deaf Leadership
At 2:45pm (AEST), the Deaf Services and The Deaf Society Executive team discuss Sustainable Deaf Leadership. To watch and ask questions, go to the facebook event or watch via Zoom: Click here (Passcode: 151322).
Wednesday 22 September - Sign Languages For All Deaf Learners
Have a look at our calendar to see the many events happing in person and online.
Online Bingo (3:30pm AEST) - Click to join and for more information.
Thursday 23 September - International Day of Sign Languages
Hear For Kids Live Stream - Click to join and for more information
Virtual Scavenger Hunt (1pm AEST): Click to join and for more information.
Friday 24 September - Intersectional Deaf Communities
"I'm Deaf and I'm..." Deaf community members will discuss the other communities that they identify with and answer some questions. Watch on our Facebook Page or YouTube Channel.
Saturday 25 September - Deaf Culture and Arts
We collaborate with Pub Choir to release a video in Auslan. Check our Facebook Page.
Visual Vernacular - Ivan Callaghan performs a unique Visual Vernacular performance that you can watch on our Facebook Page or YouTube Channel.
Sunday 26 September - Human Rights In Times Of Crisis
We will post a video touching on the importance of having access to information in Auslan. Watch on our Facebook Page or YouTube Channel.
Don't forget to download our full calendar here: National Week of Deaf People 2021 - Calendar.