Deaf Association calls again for building, deaf centre

Sabine McIntosh of the Deaf Association of Guyana has again expressed the need for a building to house the entity and the establishment of a deaf centre.

“We need a deaf centre where the members of this association can get together and the youths can play games and truly enjoy themselves,” McIntosh told Stabroek News last week. She recalled that the organisation had approached the government two years ago and the Ministries of Education, Health and Human Services are very supportive of the association, but while a location has long been promised, it is yet to materialise.

From her Subryanville home, which also serves as an office for the association, McIntosh pointed out the importance and the need for the Deaf Association of Guyana and said that the main aim of the group is to make the hearing impaired equally functional in society. She recalled that in 2008 she,  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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