Three years after the first sign language workshop for the resource persons & special teachers, Mr. Anuj Jain, Executive Director of NAD along with Mr. Shivoy Sharma , Interpreter trained about 50 Hearing Teachers working under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan on Indian Sign Language for 2 days.
Mr. T. R. Mangotra, State Coordinator IE, Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, Jammu &Kashmir had requested for a higher level than last time in which they were taught more new signs, how to express and explain concepts, importance of body gestures and expressions. The participant teachers were from different districts of Jammu & Kashmir who are working under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, Jammu &Kashmir as resource persons. The knowledge that they gained from the two day workshop will help them further impart and share that with their deaf students.
Along with that, various activities were held during the workshop like diving the teachers into groups and each group was given a picture and they had to come up with the explanation of the picture in sign language; they were given 2-3 words and had to put them into use in one on one conversation using sign language; describing and explaining a word without using its sign.