Articles tagged 'deaf zimbabwe trust'

People living with disabilities want budget boost 13 November 2018 HARARE - People living with disabilities have said they are being let down by underfunding and are calling for a boost in funds allocated to them in the 2019 National Budget. A Deaf Zimbabwe Trust official said President Emmerson Mnangagwa specifically mentioned that the lives of persons with ...
Chamisa hailed for providing sign language interpreters 5 November 2018 HARARE - Nelson Chamisa has been hailed by deaf groups for providing sign language interpretation on stage during his latest rallies. Chamisa, who addressed a bumper crowd at a rally held in Beitbridge last weekend, was flattered as having scored a historic first by having rallies that did not...
DZT escalates push for Sign Language syllabus 22 September 2018 HARARE - Students living with hearing impairments are seeking a public education more tailored to their needs. The Deaf Zimbabwe Trust (DZT) said public schools must offer deaf students a special educational programme sufficiently ambitious to ensure they make progress. DZT is advocating fo...
Hospitals lack sign language interpreters 14 February 2018 HARARE - The safety of deaf patients is being put at risk due to a lack of  hospital staff who know sign language and problems in accessing anti-retroviral drugs. The families of patients and staff not trained in sign language are being left to pass on health information, raising concerns of p...
Call for pro-disabled education policy 25 April 2017 HARARE - Students living with disability have called for the formulation of an education policy tailored for their needs. According to the Deaf Zimbabwe Trust (DZT), disabled students are “the most neglected and forgotten”, and public schools must offer a special education programme sensitive ...
Address needs of learners with disabilities 25 April 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe is a community that is hypothetically dedicated to equal access and accommodation for all its members. However, we believe that when it comes to an education policy tailored for disabled students' needs, the State is falling short. Elsewhere in this edition, we report that...