Basic Sign Language workshop held in Belait

Daniel Lim

The Association for the Hearing Impaired organised a Basic Sign Language workshop at the Activity Room of the Language and Literature Bureau (DBP) Library at Kampong Pandan, Kuala Belait from October 17-19.

Communication through sign language to persons with hearing disability was highlighted during the workshop.

The workshop aimed to provide a platform for various groups and agencies to learn how to communicate with sign language.

Participants comprised teachers and students from the Youth Development Centre in the Belait District, Sayyidina Ali Secondary School (SMSA), Chung Hua Middle School Kuala Belait, and caregivers and trainers from Pusat Ehsan Al-Ameerah Al-Hajjah Maryam in Kuala Belait.

Participants during the workshop. PHOTO: DBP Library Kampong Pandan