Introduction to Turkish Sign Language for Students at Disabled Week

Introduction to Turkish sign language for students in the week of the disabled
Introduction to Turkish sign language for students in the week of the disabled

The Minister of Family, Labor and Social Services, Zehra Zümrüt Selçuk, announced that they will carry out awareness activities within the scope of the EBA program for May 10-16 May.


Minister Selçuk; Within the scope of the “2020 Accessibility Year” announced by our President Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkish Sign Language (TİD) videos prepared by our General Directorate of Disabled and Elderly Services will be published in the distance education program conducted by the Ministry of National Education (MEB) and delivered to students and teachers. " said.

Minister Selçuk stated that their aim was to introduce the sign language to children of education age and to raise awareness during the Disabled Week.

Minister Zehra Zümrüt Selçuk, who made an assessment on the subject; “We prepared videos special for primary, secondary and high school students. The videos include brief information about Turkish Sign Language, teaching the words used in basic daily conversations as sign language, and then using the learned words as a dialogue. ” he spoke. Selçuk also noted in the videos that there are Turkish sign language interpreters of the Ministry with hearing-impaired students and teachers.

“The Videos Will Be Published Within The Week Of The Disabled Week For 10 Days During May 16-5”

In the videos, sign language is introduced by the translators, and the basic words are taught to students in sign language. Among the taught in the videos, especially the signs, the alphabet, the colors, the food and the words that can be used in emergency situations stand out. The videos will be broadcast on EBA TV and eba.gov.tr, as well as in distance education programs conducted by private schools for 10 days a week on May 16-5 May.

On the other hand, the Ministry carries out a project to make the courses accessible within the scope of EBA TV by translating the courses published in sign language.



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