Thanks to the donation from The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust, the SLCO Programme has developed teaching and learning materials of different aspects, to encourage self-learning of deaf children, and to enable more effective preparation and revision for better class participation. The resources are also suitable for hearing and other SEN students.  The resources are now in use in over 315 NGOs, government units, mainstream and special schools.

Online Library System

The sign-supported Online Library System aims at providing a self-learning platform for teachers and students to learn Hong Kong Sign Language, and providing sign language support in reading and learning. The platform is divided into 4 main sections: "Baby Signing", "Chinese Readers Series", "English Books" and "I Can Read" with 3092 clips online. The "Baby Signing" section is now open to public.


The Chinese Readers Series

The Chinese Readers Series was co-published by the Centre for Sign Linguistics and Deaf Studies and Greenfield Educational Centre. The stories were based on different Chinese grammar items, to let children learn the grammar concepts through reading and enhance their literacy. For enhancing the learning progress, there are worksheets and online sign language vocabulary support free for parent use. The books are available at Greenfield Educational Centre.

Deaf students in Hong Kong can enjoy special discounts. Please refer to the application form for details.

Chinese Radical Learning Paper Craft

Designed for enhancing children's understanding of structures of Chinese characters, this learning tool is composed of 5 different types of paper crafts designed to introduce 21 radicals and 100 Chinese characters formed with these radicals. Each paper craft features one radical from which the children can form a Chinese character by slotting in a corresponding cardboard. The children can also learn a lexical word formed with the specific character. The radicals and the lexical words are all presented along with illustration pictures to enhance learning and make the learning process more interesting. There are also information sheets which introduce the historical changes of Chinese radicals.

Mathematics Vocabulary Book

The vocabulary book contains 32 vocabularies, which would frequently appear in mathematical problems of Primary 1-3. The series made use of Illustrations, graphs and examples to explain concepts of keywords. To facilitate teaching with sign language in class and enhance students’ understanding of mathematical concepts, relevant Hong Kong Sign Language clips of the selected terms are also provided.


General Studies Learning Packages

Based on the Education Bureau General Studies syllabus, the learning package aims at facilitating students' learning of difficult and abstract concepts and topics. The package consists of over 100 PowerPoint Presentations, worksheets and comprehension and over 1000 sign language videos explaining vocabularies video Pre-class worksheets for students to develop self-learning skills facilitate classroom learning and improve students' understanding of the world and the society.

Link: Online Sign Language Teaching Materials


Sound Jigsaw – A Speech Perception Training Kit for Cantonese-speaking Children with Hearing Impairment

The Sound Jigsaw is the first Cantonese-based speech perception training kit designed for parents, speech therapists and educators to provide appropriate speech perception training for deaf children. There are five stages of training which users could choose from according to children’s development levels. The training kit consists of four volumes, each with a training manual and picture cards, with near 100 training activities, informal speech perception evaluation and training strategies. 


Assessment Tools

Development of assessment tool is essential in educational research projects. The SLCO Programme developed tools such as “The Assessment of Chinese Grammatical Knowledge (ACGK)”, “Hong Kong Sign Language Elicitation Tool (HKSL-ET)”, and “Writing Assessment for Deaf and Hard-of-hearing Children”, to record the sign language, oral language and literacy development of deaf/hard-of-hearing students longitudinally. The tools are also suitable for hearing and other SEN students in mainstream schools and special schools.