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Sign Language Workshop

Date: 18th June 2023

Title of the Event: Sign Language Workshop Venue: Cubon Park

Organised by: Outreach Club Committee Head: Ms. Kampa Belliappa Club Head: Ranjitha S

Sub Head: Haritha Sridhar Faculty Coordinator: Ms. Eshwari


The Sign Language Workshop conducted by Smiley India on 18th June 2023 at Cubon Park, organized by the Outreach Club, was a resounding success. This event aimed to raise awareness about the importance of sign language in creating an inclusive society for individuals with hearing impairments. The workshop provided participants with a valuable opportunity to learn the basics of sign language and interact with members of the deaf community, fostering a deeper understanding and appreciation for their unique communication needs.

Workshop Agenda:

The workshop was divided into several engaging sessions, each designed to cater to different levels of familiarity with sign language. The agenda included:

  1. Introduction to Sign Language: Participants were introduced to the fundamentals of sign language, including basic gestures and the importance of facial expressions in conveying
  2. Interactive Demonstrations: Experienced sign language interpreters conducted live demonstrations, allowing participants to observe and practice their newly acquired
  1. Group Activities: Attendees were grouped to engage in interactive activities that encouraged practical application of sign language.
  2. Deaf Community Interaction: A crucial segment of the workshop involved direct interaction with members of the deaf community. This allowed participants to communicate with them using sign language, breaking down barriers and fostering a sense of inclusivity.
  3. Advanced Techniques (Optional): For those with prior sign language knowledge, an advanced session provided more complex language structures and expressions.
  • The workshop saw a remarkable turnout, with participants ranging from students to professionals, all eager to learn and contribute to a more inclusive society.
  • The live demonstrations received overwhelming appreciation, as they provided invaluable insights into the intricacies of sign language.
  • The interaction with members of the deaf community was a poignant experience for many, highlighting the power of effective communication beyond spoken words.

The Sign Language Workshop held at Cubon Park on 23rd May 2023 stands as a testament to the collective effort and commitment towards inclusivity. Through this event, we took a significant step towards bridging the communication gap and creating a more accessible environment for everyone.