National Association of the Deaf Team joined Mrs. Diana Lil Philips (Asst. Professor) from Amity University, Noida addressing the 2000 hearing students on 15th February, 2017 at Amity University, Noida. The response was tremendous and the 2000 hearing students were keen to implement certain changes in their working. They are willing to include Indian Sign Language as part of their training module to enable hearing students to interact with deaf people who approach them. Mrs. Diana Lil Philips (Asst. Professor), Amity University, Noida hopes for active participation from National Association of the Deaf in our student project on Sign Language in formulating this training module.
The program was organized by Amity University, Noida and around 2000 hearing students had attended the event.
Mr. Anuj Jain (Project Director), Mr. Shashi Kant (Supervisor), Ms. Sonia Bhatia (Program Officer), Mrs. Ritu Panda (Volunteer), Mr. Raj Kumar Jain (Volunteer), Mr. Shivoy Sharma (Interpreter) & Ms. Sarah Sharma (Interpreter) of National Association of the Deaf and Ms. Riya Kaur, daughter of deaf parent & student along with 10 students of Amity University, Noida sang the National Anthem in Sign Language on the stage in front of 2000 hearing students.
The National Anthem in Sign Language sent a powerful message on the importance of the promotion of Indian Sign language to Professors, Staff and Students of Amity University, Noida.