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Asociación de Sordos de Guatemala (ASORGUA)
Vinicio Aguilar, President
2a. Calle “A” 10 – 44 Zona 10
Guatemala, Ciudad, C.A.
Mailing address: Apartado Postal No. 783
Guatemala, ciudad, C.A
Voice/Fax: +502 236 24 745

Comité Prociegos Y Sordos De Guatemala
9ª. Calle 3-07 zona 1
Ciudad de Guatemala
Phone: 22519555

Committee in favor of Blind and Deaf People from Guatemala
Phone: (56) 502 2382-812

Description: Emphasizes disability prevention services, medical treatment, education and rehabilitation for low income people with visual or hearing impairments. Engages in programs that strengthen social integration.

Fundación Sonrisas Que Escuchan
Licda. Julieta Rodas de Muñoz, Director
6ª. Av. 6-63 Zona 10 Edificio Sixtino I
5to. Nivel, Oficina 505
Phone: 22773306

Hellen Sinibaldi de Bonilla, Director
Tronco 5 Rama 1 Lote 75 Colonia el
Encinal, zona 3 de Mixco, Guatemala
Phone: 24347823

Las Voces del Silencio (LAVOSI)
Mr. Alvaro Ernesto De Leon Espinoza, President
Granja Lolita Casa #10, Jocotenango, Sac. Guatemala
Phone/Fax: +502 4548 7043 or +502 4168 7802

Description: Las Voces del Silencio (LAVOSI) offers elementary classes (language, social studies, mathematics, sign language, etc.) to the deaf children Monday through Friday. We also offer vocational training in the basic and fine arts, Guatemalan crafts, manual arts, general homemaking, baking, culinary arts and basic and advanced computer training. Parents are encouraged to attend the Parent Information and Training classes on Saturdays. They are taught the Guatemalan Sign Language so that they can communicate more effectively. They are also taught that having a deaf child is a blessing and not something to grieve or something of which to be ashamed.

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