deaf and living in Eskisehir Murat Çalkaya Aysun Girgin, the designer Training was held by TEO Deaf employment after the training they receive in the course, it became Turkey's first deaf designer. While Murat Girgin said, “We broke his thoughts that the hearing impaired cannot do it”, Aysun Çalkaya said, “We see the benefits of the education we received by answering the questions asked in the workplace. "The best part is being able to prove our work".
The Ministry of Family, Labor and Social Services continues to contribute with vocational training courses organized for the participation of disabled citizens in the labor market through İŞKUR.
In this context, Aysun Çalkaya and Murat Girgin participated in the Vocational Training Course with Employment Guaranteed under the Vocational Education and Skills Development Cooperation Protocol (MEGİP) organized in cooperation with Eskişehir İŞKUR Provincial Directorate, Arçelik and Anadolu University Integrated School for the Handicapped.
Learning the theoretical part of the course at Anadolu University Integrated School for the Handicapped, and the applied part at Arçelik, Aysun and Murat started working at Arçelik A.Ş. He started work in the company.
"If We Didn't Receive This Training, We Could Not Work In Such Places"
Emphasizing that they are the first deaf product designer in Turkey, Murat Girgin said, “It was very good for us to receive this training and our perspective on life has changed. During the course we designed 100 parts, did 16 assembly exercises, learned 120 new technical words, also applied for 12 patents and 5 patents kazansteep. If we had not received this training, we would not have been able to work in such a place. We love our job and workplace. I am glad that we participated in this program”.
Stating that they learned the equipment that can be used in the R&D department within the scope of the project, Girgin said: “We received many trainings for working in the workplace. With these works, we also broke the thoughts that the hearing impaired cannot do. "
An Exemplary Project Removing Barriers
“We had a team of 5 people,” Çalkaya said about his work in the course. With what we learned in the course, we designed a 'hearing hat' that will solve the problems we encounter on the road as hearing impaired individuals and can be used by all hearing impaired candidates. It vibrates from the direction of the sound. In this way, we were able to protect ourselves by using hats in hazardous areas for the hearing impaired. "
Giving information about the work they carried out within the scope of the course, Çalkaya continued as follows: “We had a team of 5 people. With what we learned in the course, we solved the problems we encountered on the road as a hearing impaired individual and designed a hearing hat that can be used by all hearing impaired candidates. When we could not hear the horn of my car coming from behind on the road by wearing a hat, there was a sound sensor and vibration on the right, left and rear. We were able to protect ourselves by using hats in hazardous areas for the hearing impaired by vibrating from the direction of the sound. "