March 10, 2023
Through its Deaf Employment Program, Benilde School of Deaf Education and Applied Studies (SDEAS) aims to be the leading institution here in the Philippines that creates avenues for Deaf individuals to obtain equal access to work opportunities. The SDEAS Employment Program enables its partner companies and organizations to create a culture of inclusion and provide gainful employment opportunities for Deaf Benildean graduates. One such partner company is PayPal.
March 3, 2023
The De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde School of Deaf Education and Applied Studies (SDEAS) is proud that it is able to produce and develop leader-advocates who are capable and committed to making positive contributions to their communities, organizations, and the nation at large.
To recognize outstanding alumni who have made significant contributions to the Deaf community, SDEAS opened nominations for awards in the areas of leadership, advocacy, entrepreneurship, and professionalism. Apart from Iñigo Asilo who won the Outstanding Deaf Entrepreneur Award, there was another individual who rose above and proved that what she has done is worthy of an award, and that is Mira Frigillano.
Feb. 20, 2023
As the leading Deaf educational institution in the Philippines, De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde School of Deaf Education and Applied Studies (SDEAS) takes pride in its bachelor’s degree for Applied Deaf Studies.
What is Deaf Studies? The Bachelor in Applied Deaf Studies (BAPDST) program started out as a certification program that SDEAS offers to deaf and hard-of-hearing students. Years later, it evolved into a Bachelor program.
Feb. 9, 2023
The Young Deaf Summit (YDS) will finally be reverting to an in-person set up this year, which will be held at the De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde Auditorium on February 11, Saturday from 8AM to 4PM.
After two years of being held virtually, the Benilde School of Deaf Education and Applied Studies (SDEAS) is proud to be able to open its doors again to Deaf high school students and have the Summit be celebrated on-site.
Jan. 13, 2023
If you have yet to cap off your New Year’s resolution for 2023, why not include the act of giving to your list? Recent studies have shown that giving is a good way for one to become happy – a fact that everybody, including us at De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde School of Deaf Education and Applied Studies (SDEAS), already knows.
For over 30 years, SDEAS and its allies have been consistent in giving Deaf individuals the opportunity for an education that they deserve. SDEAS offers at an average of 45 scholarships a year to deaf students from low-income families, and this is made possible with the aid of funds and donations from individuals and organizations outside of the School.
Dec. 15, 2022
De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde School of Deaf Education and Applied Studies (SDEAS) takes pride in having competent Deaf graduates who are leaders and advocates in their respective communities. To recognize outstanding alumni who have significant contributions to the Deaf community and to the nation at large, SDEAS opened nominations for awards in the areas of leadership, advocacy, entrepreneurship, and professionalism.
Dec. 12, 2022
Ever since the Filipino Sign Language (FSL) Act was signed into law in 2018, more and more institutions, companies, and individuals are considering ways to be more friendly and inclusive to Deaf individuals.
Republic Act No. 11106 or also known as the FSL Act declares FSL as the national sign language and mandates its use in all Philippine schools, government offices, workplaces, and broadcast media as means to provide deaf Filipinos access to opportunities.
Dec. 5, 2022
Sign language interpreting has yet to be considered a legitimate profession in the Philippines. This is because of the absence of a state accreditation system for those working as interpreters along with the limited professional development opportunities and educational programs for aspiring sign language interpreters (SLIs).
Nov 11, 2022
With the ease in restrictions from the onslaught of the COVID-19 Pandemic, the School of Deaf Education and Applied Sciences (SDEAS) is happy to celebrate their 28th Deaf Festival with a hybrid set-up this time.
For the past 2 years, this month-long festivity was only held virtually. But now, with the COVID-19 protocols loosening up in the country, the institution, its students, along with the Filipino Deaf Community are looking forward to celebrating it.
Nov 4, 2022
The De La Salle College of St. Benilde – School of Deaf Education and Applied Studies (SDEAS) opens its doors to young Deaf leaders and aspiring hearing sign language interpreters.
SDEAS takes pride in two of the programs that they offer to the public: Bachelor in Applied Deaf Studies and Bachelor in Sign Language Interpretation.
Oct 28, 2022
Caravan Food Group, Inc. (FGI), the company who owns Elait and Overdoughs, together with the De La Salle College of St. Benilde – School of Deaf Education and Applied Studies (DLS-CSB SDEAS), spearheaded the seminars for more than 40 people – 20 people per seminar along with their companions – who registered online.
July 6, 2022
Dr. Marian Patricia Bea Francisco, Ms. Rochelle Mendoza Martin, Mr. Leonides Sulse, and Ms. Agnes Canayon successfully presented the results of their research entitled, “Online Learning During the Pandemic: Perceptions and Experiences of Teachers and
Deaf Students in College,” during the recently concluded 2022 (American Educational Research Association) AERA Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA, last April 21-26, 2022.
June 13, 2022
Dx. Raphael ‘Rafa’ Vergel de Dios Domingo, Deaf, non-binary, pronoun: “siya” (as signed in Filipino Sign Language). This is how Dx. Domingo chose to introduce Rafa in an email interview. As the first Ph.D. recipient in the World Deaf Leadership Scholarship Program, Rafa proudly wore an LGBTIA and People of Color stole during Gallaudet University’s 2022 Graduation.