Recent Events

09/11/2014 - 11/11/2014
Participating in Sign Language Database Development Workshop
The Asian SignBank is a sign language database developed within the centre’s Asia Pacific Sign Lingu...
19/06/2014 - 21/06/2014
The 2014 Symposium on Sign Bilingualism and Deaf Education
We are pleased to announce that the 2014 Symposium on Sign Bilingualism and Deaf Education will b...
02/11/2013
Public talk on Language Development and Communication Methods of Deaf and Hard-of-hearing children in Shenzhen Children's Hospital
Prof. Gladys Tang, Prof. Scholastica Lam and Mr. Chris Yiu gave a public talk on Nov. 2nd, 2013...
09/08/2013
APSL Graduation Ceremony
On 9 August 2013, a graduation ceremony was held for those who had just completed the Higher Dip...
10/07/2013 - 13/07/2013
Participated in Theoretical Issues in Sign Language Research (TISLR) Conference 11
A research team compositing of 10 Deaf and hearing researchers, including Prof. Gladys Tang, Prof...
21/03/2013 - 23/03/2013
Participation at the 1st Symposium on Sign Language Acquisition in Portugal
The 1st Symposium on Sign Language Acquisition remarks a major milestone of the global ...
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Visitors

21/10/2014 - 24/10/2014
Prof. Beppie van den Bogaerde
Prof. Beppie van den Bogaerde of the University of Amsterdam and the Hogeschool Utrecht University of Applied Sciences came to Hong Kong to visit the Centre for Sign Linguistics and Deaf Studies and the sign language co-enrollment program as well as give a number of presentations related to her work in the fields of sign linguistics research and interpreter training. For her first...
04/10/2013 - 05/10/2013
Prof. Min-hua Hsing, Professor from the Department of Special Education, National University of Tainan
Prof. Min-hua Hsing from the Department of Special Education, National University of Tainan, visited the Jockey Club Sign Bilingualism and Co-enrolment in Deaf Education Programme in Peace Evangelical Centre Kindergarten (Ngau Tau Kok) on Oct. 4th, and also attended the Baby Signing Class there on Oct. 5th. During her stay in the kindergarten on Oct. 4th, She watched K2 and K3 classes collaborat...
03/10/2013 - 04/10/2013
Mr. You Zhong, Vice president of Disabled Person's Federation (Shan Dong Province), Professor Zhong Shan's team from Shenzhen Children Hospital, Dr. Jie Xiaofeng, Chief Consultant of Hong Kong AnAn Autism Charity Foundation
A group of visitors from Mainland China visited the Centre and the Jockey Club Sign Bilingualism and Co-enrolment in Deaf Education Programme (JCSLCO) from Oct. 3rd to Oct. 4th. On Oct. 3rd, Mr. You zhong, Vice president of the Disabled Person's Federation (ShanDong Province); Professor Zhong Shan, President of Shenzhen Children’s Hospital; Dr. Zhou Jiaxiu, Director of the Department of Children ...
11/01/2012
Ms Keiko Sagara
Ms Keiko Sagara, a Research Officer at the University of Central Lancashire’s International Institute for Sign Language and Deaf Studies in the U.K., visited the Centre and the APSL Program on 11 January 2012. During her short visit at the Centre, Ms. Sagara learned about the research and training being conducted in the APSL Program from a video presentation and a sharing session by the APSL tr...
27/10/2011
Mr Woon-Kwong Lam GBS JP, Chairperson of the Hong Kong Equal Opportunities Commission
Mr Woon-Kwong Lam GBS JP, currently Chairperson of the Hong Kong Equal Opportunities Commission, visited the Centre on the 27 October 2011. Mr Lam once served as the Director of the HKSAR Chief Executive’s Office and was previously Director of Education, making his visit to the Centre, during which he shared his views with Centre regarding Deaf education in Hong Kong, quite useful for the Centr...
03/07/2011 - 04/07/2011
Professor Ding-Qian Gu, Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Education at Beijing Normal University and Ms Dan Wei, Director of the Synthesis Section of the Department of Language Planning and Administration (PRC Minstry of Education)
Professor Ding-qian Gu, Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Education at Beijing Normal University, and Ms Dan Wei, Director of the Synthesis Section of the Department of Language Planning and Administration (PRC Minstry of Education), visited the Centre 3-4 July 2011. During the two day visit, Professor Gu and Ms Wei gave presentations on the history, present situation, and development of sig...
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