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Entries Tagged as 'Deaf Participants'

Thuy Tien Nguyen Tran (Vietnam)

My first name is Thuy Tien, and my family name is Ngyuen Tran. I was born deaf, and am the only deaf person in my family. I live in Ho Chi Minh city. I graduated highschool in 2006 and also received a certificate of sign language teaching this year. Now, I am a student in [...]

Nguyen Hoang Lam (Vietnam)

My name is Nguyen Hoang Lam, and I am from Hanoi, Vietnam. I am the only deaf person in my family. Before, I lived in Hanoi with my parents, but now I’m living in Ho Chi Minh City with my wife and my son.
I participated and studied in a project called “Opening a High school-University [...]

Adhi Kusumo Bharoto (Indonesia)

My name is Adhi Kusumo Bharoto, and I am from Jogjakarta, Indonesia. I was born on 7 January 1987, and I live with my parents and elder sister.
I attended special elementary and junior high schools, and a general high school. I was the only deaf person who studied in the general school, and it was [...]

Connie Chun Yi Lo (Hong Kong)

My name is Connie Chun Yi Lo. I was born on 18 September 1978; I was born Deaf and grew up in Hong Kong.  I graduated from The Hong Kong School for the Deaf.  After graduation, I used to work at my uncle’s company as clerk.  I started my study in 2000 at Ohlone [...]

Enkhbayar Janchivnyambuu (Mongolia)

My name is Enkhbayar Janchivnyambuu, and I was born and raised in Ulaanbaatar, the capital city of Mongolia. I received my undergraduate degree in philosophy at the Tenger Institute in Mongolia and completed M.S. degree in administration and supervision at the Gallaudet University in the USA.
I began my career as a research fellow at the Institute [...]

Makoto Ikegami (Japan)

Hello everyone! My name is Makoto Ikegami. I am originally from Japan. Currently, I live in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in the USA and work at a Deaf Services Center as an intensive case manager. My job responsibilities are to assist mentally-challenged people in maintaining their stability and improving their independent life skills. While my position as the [...]

Ariscel P. Lobo (Philippines)

My name is Ariscel P. Lobo, and I was born in Angeles City, Pampanga, Philippines. I began my tertiary education at De La Salle – College of Saint Benilde with a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Deaf Studies, and also earned a Master’s in Education with Specialization in Special Education (Teaching Children with Auditory Disabilities) at Philippine Normal University.
I am [...]

Heng Yee Haw (Malaysia)

My name is Heng Yee Haw, and I am from Malaysia.  I became deaf when I was 3 years old because of a high fever.  After graduating from Deaf secondary school, I was not really interested in the Malaysian Deaf community. I first began to get  involved in the Deaf community through my Deaf Catholic church in 2007. I [...]

Kenny Chu (Hong Kong)

Hello Everyone! I am Kenny Chu, from Hong Kong. I am a person who is congenitally deaf, and was raised in a Deaf family.
I studied at the Hong Kong School for the Deaf (HKSD) for fourteen years. The school is now called the Chun Tok School. I used Hong Kong Sign Language (HKSL) to talk [...]

Serm Thanarakchoke (Thailand)

My name is Serm Thanarakchoke, and I am a Chinese-Thai from Bangkok, Thailand.  I am the only Deaf child in my family.  I have been in Thailand for almost one and half years after returning from the USA.
In Thailand, I grew up in a mainstream school, where I had a very limited access to the [...]