NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR THE DEAF

RUN FOR THE DEAF

Exciting Run for the Deaf projects planned for 2019!

SASL ONLINE TRAINING

Do you want to learn South African Sign Language?
Then this SASL Online Training course is for you!

SCHOOLS PROJECT

Schools Project – pledge a fundraising project of your choice in support of NID.

PLEDGE YOUR BIRTHDAY

Pledge your birthday, nominate NID as beneficiary and request your family and friends to rather give a “gift” in support of NID, in celebration of your special day and in celebration of our 137th year of helping the Deaf and people with hearing loss.

NID DIY

We received several requests from the Deaf community for something that they can follow and that can be enjoyed by EVERYONE! We thought that this was a great idea! NID Sign Superstars is now replaced with NID DIY. Watch Deaf people make things, cook food and surprise you with many more interesting things!

PROVIDING SERVICES TO DEAF PEOPLE AND PERSONS WITH HEARING LOSS OF ALL AGES

FROM THE DESK OF THE CEO – MESSAGE FOR 2019

At NID we are very blessed and grateful for the impact that we could make in the lives of our beneficiaries during 2018. All this was achieved with the support of all our funders, customers and friends with the blessing of our Lord.                                                      

We are planning on an even bigger impact in 2019 by striving for excellence in the services that we offer. We are dreaming of several added services and support to our deaf beneficiaries. Apart from our existing care, training and support services, we hope to extend that support to the whole being of every beneficiary. Our wish is for every deaf person to develop the mental and emotional strength together with all other life skills so that they can take their place on an equal footing with the rest of society. We have experienced beautiful examples of Deaf persons achieving exactly that, several of them in our employment, but also those employed in the general labour market. They are living examples that deafness and hearing loss does not prevent you from gainful employment.

We wish all our donors, friends and partners a joyous and prosperous 2019!

Cobus van Deventer – NID: Chief Executive Officer                                                                                                                                                                                

Press Release – NID Training takes new direction

As a flagship organisation for services to the Deaf and persons with hearing loss in South Africa, the National Institute for the Deaf (NID) is required to continually ensure that services to the Deaf are delivered effectively and with sustainable impact at all times within government policy.

NID NEWS – FEBRUARY 2019

NID NEWS – FEBRUARY 2019

NID NEWS – JANUARY 2019

NID NEWS – JANUARY 2019

RESEARCH & ACADEMIC WRITING

Free information session on a practical approach to research and academic writing

NID Run for the Deaf – Marathon Tour

From 19 September to 03 October 2018, 26 athletes from Cape Town took part in a marathon tour to Europe. They competed in various races whilst raising funds to the benefit of elderly and multiple disabled Deaf adults at NID.

Press Release – Incident 09 October 2018

The National Institute for the Deaf (NID) can confirm that a case of homicide and suicide are currently being investigated, after an incident on Tuesday morning at the ladies hostel of their training unit. The residence was locked at the time according to...

NID NEWS – JULY 2018

NID NEWS – JULY 2018

CYCLE TELETHON 2018

On Friday 31 August and Saturday 01 September NID held our annual Cycle Telethon fundraising project in the Mountain Mill Shopping Centre, Worcester

NID NEWS – JUNE / MAY 2018

NID NEWS – JUNE / MAY 2018

Press Release – Boetman hostel fire damage

On 21 May 2018 the Boetman hostel of De la Bat School, Worcester suffered severe fire damage.

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