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|Deaf and social services
|Deaf education & youth
|Religion & Deafness
Government implementation of the standard rules as seen by member organizations of World Federation of the Deaf - National Association of the Deaf, Belize.
DeafTODAY. (2002, November 28). Our Community - Mirla Ancona - "A 'sign' of success in San Pedro". Many times people who have handicaps are regarded as "special needs" and seen by society as people who must rely on others. This, of course, is not necessarily so. To prove this, The San Pedro Sun is honored to feature a young lady from our island who, in her short lifetime, has achieved what she has set out to do and keeps striving for more - Mirla Regina Ancona.
Cayo Deaf Institute. The institute provides uneducated and often times mistreated deaf children of all ethnicities - Mayan, Mestizo, Creole - with the chance to learn sign language, gain a solid education and develop a trade from which they can eventually earn an income and be self-sufficient.
Belize National Association of the Deaf
PO Box 1212 - Belize City Rruga Hoxha Tahsim,
Tel +501 2 72768 - Fax +501 2 78470
Ferguson, J. Finding a voice. The institute provides uneducated and often times mistreated deaf children of all ethnicities - Mayan, Mestizo, Creole - with the chance to learn sign language, gain a solid education and develop a trade from which they can eventually earn an income and be self-sufficient.