Między Uszami

English

 

Między Uszami – The Marek Mazurek Foundation for the Development of the Education of the Deaf


 

Our goals

  • equalize of educational chances for deaf people
  • promote awareness of hearing problems and promote care for the hearing
  • to help people with deaf disabilities
  • education of parents of deaf children, especially in rural areas
  • material and nonmaterial assistance to children and youth with hearing disabilities
  • Psychological and educational counseling for the deaf and their families

Typical activities

The main activities of the Foundation are educational programs for deaf children and young people.

Most of our projects has a multimedia mode. Educational resources developed during the project are available online on the Internet for free under the Creative Commons BY. Most are videos with sign language lector.

The Foundation also creates scripts and teaching aids for teachers working with deaf children.
The result of our projects are also works of art, prints and photographs. An integral part of any project is to promote Deaf Culture.

Most important projects

Project “School reading in sign language”. The aim of the project was to translate into sign language and filming content of selected school reading. The project involved teachers, youth deaf, translators and Polish Sign Language lector. The project is six films shown in Polish Sign Language, the script for teachers and about 60 prints created by deaf students. Results of the project can be found at http://edukacjamiedzyuszami.pl/lektury/

Project „AIDS is still dangerous”. The project provides information on HIV and AIDS in the form of short, educational videos with Polish Sign Language lector. On the project site http://www.aisd.pl/ we can find additional information and simple quizzes checking knowledge shown in the movies. Videos are also available on Youtube.

Project „Internet Threats”. This project shows, in the form of movies with Polish Sign Language lector, the dangers which can be found on the Internet. During the project works were created movies for the parents and movies especially for deaf children. At the project site http://edukacjamiedzyuszami.pl/internet/ we can find additional information and links to related web sites.

 

We speak english, please do not hesitate to contact us!

 

e-mail: kontakt@miedzyuszami.pl

mobile: +48 888 98 75 27

fax: +48 12 4226822

 

Our Address

ul. Salwatorska 5/8,

30-109 Kraków

Poland