International Week of the Deaf 2015

International Week of the Deaf - Sept. 21-27, 2015

News Release

For Immediate Distribution

September 21, 2015

Joint News Release from CAD-ASC, CCSD, AQILS and AVLIC

On behalf of the Canadian Association of the Deaf/Association des Sourds du Canada (CAD-ASC), the Canadian Cultural Society of the Deaf (CCSD), Association québécoise des interprètes en langues des signes (AQILS) and the Association of Visual Language Interpreters of Canada (AVLIC), please see the attached News Release about the International Week of the Deaf - "With Sign Language Rights, Our Children Can!" - September 21-27, 2015.

For background information on the formation of the Joint Communication Team (JCT), visit JCT Joint Statement and JCT Déclaration Commune.

Click on the images below to view the full news release in ASL, English, French or LSQ:

ASL and EnglishLSQ et Français
IWD 2015 - ASL video linkIWD 2015 - LSQ link
IWD 2015 - English linkIWD 2015 - French link


Thank you to the following sponsors for support to create the LSQ translation:

SLINC logoSaint John Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Inc. logoAVLI-NB logoInterpret Action logo