Deaf Federation of South Africa (DEAFSA)
20 Napier Road,
Richmond, Johannesburg
Private Bag/X04, Westhoven 2142
Voice: +27 11 482 1610
Fax: +27 11 726 5873
Mobile: +27 82 333 4442  
Description: Promotes deaf education, the development of South African Sign Language and South African sign language interpreters, provincial development, and early intervention.
[info confirmed w/org Oct09]

National Institute for the Deaf
De la Bat Road 30
PO Box 941
Worcester 6849
South Africa
Phone: +27 (0)23 342 5555
Fax : +27 (0)23 342 8866
SMS/Text Msg: +27 (0) 82 820 7358  
Description:Works to empower Deaf people to attain their full potential through basic education, training, welfare services, and spiritual care.
[info confirmed w/org and third party]

South African National Deaf Association (SANDA)
Phone: +27 11 331 6390
Fax: +27 11 331 6390
SMS/Text Msg: +27 82 572 0947  
Description:SANDA’s mission is to serve as an innovative, responsive and dynamic developmental Deaf organization that consistently ensures the protection and promotion of the rights, needs and concerns of Deaf people in South Africa.
[Info confirmed w/org Nov 09]

For local-level organizations, consult the province that interests you: Eastern Cape   |   Freestate   |   Gauteng   |   Kwazulu-Natal   |   Limpopo   |   Mpumalanga   |   Nothern Cape   |   North West   |   Western Cape   |

Deafblind South Africa
Mr. André van Deventer, National Director
Ms. M. Els, Social Worker
Suite 2, Medical Centre, Fairbairn St,
Worcester, 6850
Suite 80, P O Box 3105, Worcester, 6849
Phone: 023 347 7542
Fax: 023 347 7581  
Description:Promotes better services for Deafblind people including diagnosis, early intervention, education for Deafblind children in all provinces of South Africa, a lobbying forum for parents, and adult Deafblind role models for Deafblind children.
[info confirmed w/org website & third party]

Deaf GLBTI Organizations in South Africa

Gay & Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA)
John Meletse or Nancy Castro-Leal (contacts for Deaf Projects)
705 University Corner, 11-17
Jorissen Street, Braamfontein
PO Box 31719, Braamfontein, 2017
Phone: 011 717 4239
Cell Phone: +27 71 145 0548
Fax: 011 717 1783  
Description:Documents the lives and histories of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) South Africans to promote their pride, challenge homophobia, and entrench the rights of LGBTI people. Serves hearing LGBTI people and also has oral history and outreach projects focusing on sexual rights and HIV for the Deaf LGBTI .

Deaf Cultural Arts Organizations in South Africa

Miss Deaf SA Pageant
Kiss Me Quick no 6, 826 Delia Road,
Dorandia X10, 0182
South Africa
Fax: 012 529 0197
SMS/Text Msg: 082 370 1848
(Reaches Narda Els)
SMSText Msg: 082 416 9898 (Reaches organizer G. Els)
[info confirmed w/third party]

DTV TV Program
Mrs L Van Niekerk, Producer
PO Box 5820, Cresta,2118
45 End Street, Linden Ext, 2125
South Africa
Phone: 011 782 3364/2952
SMS/Text Msg: 082 343 6321
Fax: 011 782 3139
[info confirmed w/third party]

NID Production
Mr D Ebersohn (contact)
PO Box 941, Worcester,6849
South Africa
Phone:023 342 4092
Fax: 023 347 1052
[info confirmed w/third party]

Universe Theatre
Dale Holmes (contact person)
67 Derby Road, Wetton, 7780
Phone: 021 762 4707
Fax: 021 762 1459
Description:Located in Western Cape, South Africa.
[info confirmed w/third party]

Visual Images Productions
Mr. P. Human (contact)
PO Box 3560, Cresta, 2118
Kenton Place 13, Lewisham Street,
Blackheath, Randburg
South Africa
Phone: 082 779 0292 (reaches Mr. P. Human)
Phone/Fax: 011 476 8603
[info confirmed w/third party]

Deaf Sports Organizations in South Africa

Gauteng Deaf Football Association
Mr T Mokoena, Chairperson
PO Box 31814, Braamfontein, 2017
Fax: 011 339 6897
[info confirmed w/third party]

North West Deaf Sports
Mr P Moabelo (Contact person)
PO Box 1502, Rustenburg, 0300
Fax: 018 386 2141
[info confirmed w/third party]

SA Deaf School Sports Federation
Mr. MM Pillay, President
PO Box 374, Leeudoringstad, 2640
Phone: 018 581 3480
Fax: 018 581 2171

Description:Located in North West South Africa.
[info confirmed w/third party]

South African Deaf Sports Federation
Albie Louw, Chairperson
PO Box 21109, Parow 7499
Fax: 021 939 3682
[info confirmed w/third party]

 Western Cape Deaf Sport Federation
Pertus Burger (contact person)
18 De Wet Rd, Goodwood, 7460
Phone: 083 387 6491
Fax: 021 591 1382
[info confirmed w/third party]

Universities in South Africa

Kommunika, University of PTA
Department of Communication Pathology
Lynnwood Rd, Brooklyn, PTA, 0002
Phone: 012 420 2357
Fax: 012 420 3517
[info confirmed w/third party]

The University of Freestate
Dr P Akach (contact)
Dep. Of Afro-Asiatic, Sign Language & Language Practice
Theology Bldg, Room 101, Nelson Mandela Drive, Bloemfontein
PO Box 339 (IB 37), Bloemfontein, 9300
Phone: 051 401 2615
Fax: 051 401 3511
[info confirmed w/third party]

Unit For Students With Disabilities
University of the Free State
Ronel Ceronio (contact person)
Phone: 051 401 3713
Fax: 051 401 9187
[info confirmed w/third party]

The University of the Witwatersrand: The Center for Deaf Studies
Dr Claudine Storbeck, Coordinator
Private Bag 3, Wits, 2050
Phone: 011 717 1000
Fax: 01 1 717 3751
Description:Offers a deaf baby and early intervention program, conducts research, and provides research, education workshops, family intervention services, and short courses in South African Sign Language (SASL).
[info confirmed w/third party]

The University of the Witwatersrand: Deaf Education Unit
Mr Lucas Magongwa, Coordinator .za
Description:Teacher training at ACE & B.ED hons level for all teachers of the Deaf and inclusive teachers with an interest in specializing within Deafness.
[info confirmed w/third party]

The University Of The Witwatersrand: SA Sign Language Department
Naomi Janse Van Vuuren, Lecturer
Helen Morgans, Head of Department
SASL & Deaf Culture Department
School of Literature & Language Studies
Private Bag 3, Wits, 2050
Phone/Fax: 011 717 4216 (reaches Helen Morgans)
Phone:011 717 4252 (reaches Janse Van Vuuren)
Fax:011 717 4216 (reaches Janse Van Vuuren) (reaches Helen Morgans) (reaches Janse Van Vuuren)
Description:3-year undergraduate courses in SASL including development of signing skills, an understanding of the Deaf community of South Africa, language policy and education, linguistics of SASL, variation in SASL and SASL poetry and discourse.
[info confirmed w/third party]

For local-level schools (preschool to grade 12), please consult the province that interests you: Eastern Cape   |   Freestate   |   Gauteng   |   Kwazulu-Natal   |   Limpopo   |   Mpumalanga   |   Nothern Cape   |   North West   |   Western Cape   |

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