Last Updated: November 15, 2017
Written by Deanna Lim
How many languages do you know? What about sign language? Head down to Deaf Café at Coffee Bandits on 26 November 2017, and you will learn a thing or two about communicating with those who are hard-of-hearing.
For one day only, café-goers can only communicate as the deaf facilitators do. That means you can only converse with each other in sign language, or writing.
Bond with these exceptional individuals over food and drinks. Take a break from the noisiness of city life, stow away your phones, and listen with your hearts.
Take a walk in the shoes of the hearing-impaired, and learn how they live their lives in a society catered to hearing individuals. A little empathy goes a long way, after all.
Date & Times: 26 November 2017, 1pm – 3pm, 4pm – 6pm
Most days, she can be found cosying up to community cats and bribing them with treats. On rainy days you can find her curled up with a book in hand, catching up on Netflix or finding inspiration for her next poem.
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