Building a Brighter Future for Deaf Children

Deaf Reach NA supports Deaf Reach Schools, Colleges & Training Centers, which provide education and marketable skills training for deaf children and youth, helping to meet the great need for deaf education in Pakistan. Deaf Reach schools in Pakistan currently have over 1,600 students enrolled in eight locations, with over 270 staff members, 50% of whom are deaf.

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Deaf Reach Schools, Training Centers and Colleges

Less than 5% of Pakistan’s estimated one million deaf children attend school. Deaf Reach is the only branch networks of schools catering to the Deaf community, providing a full circle solution from education and skills training, teacher development and parent training, to job placement and community inclusion.

The program’s technology-based approach focuses on education and skills development, development of teachers, and the creation of digital Pakistan Sign Language educational resources.

Hearing and Deaf individuals learning Pakistan Sign Language

Teacher Training Program

Teacher training for hearing and deaf candidates is critical to meet the educational needs of deaf children. Deaf Reach provides teacher development programs for deaf graduates that enable them to pursue a career in Deaf education.

Deaf Reach graduates provided employment opportunities

Job Placement Program

The Job Placement Program provides employment opportunities for Deaf Reach graduates. To date, over 2,000+ young deaf men and women have acquired employment in various companies, as well as careers in Deaf Education.

Pakistan Sign Language Development

Signs documented and digitized in PSL to create first-ever digital dictionary
Classrooms in 92 cities equipped with digital PSL resources
PSL stories and tutorials created in digital format
PSL Resources available on the website
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Pakistan Sign Language

Deaf Reach has developed an innovative approach for Deaf Education through the production of digital learning resources to make language development and education accessible nationwide.

The PSL team is comprised of educators, teachers, PSL sign developers, curriculum designers, and respected leaders of the Deaf community and interpreters. Deaf Reach envisions a future where education is a reality for all deaf children in Pakistan.

Make A Difference

Your donations can ensure that deaf children in Pakistan have a brighter future. Donors can claim income tax credit on donations made to Deaf Reach NA.

A young Deaf girl in a classroom