Formal Education

DEAF Inc. Schools are open to students in elementary, high school, and college. Upon graduation, college students receive a degree in Elementary Education. The schools provide free tuition, subsidized food, and accommodations. During the school year, students are housed in dormitories closely supervised by dorm parents. While there is sufficient food supply, parents of students are required to donate a portion of the food cost.

Other training opportunities in the schools include livelihood programs, farming, livestock and poultry, fishing, and ecotourism.

An integral part of education in DEAF Inc. school has to do with the spiritual development of the person. DEAF Inc. Cavinti, Laguna integrated a two-year certificate course in Bible Studies. College graduates receive a Certificate of Completion in Bible Studies together with their degree in Elementary Education. Many of them find careers in the field of education, social work, and Church work.

Formal school education and community based rehabilitation includes home instruction, hearing screening, sign language training in communities, and hearing aid distribution.

Programs and Services

A. Education

DEAF Inc. provides inclusive education to the deaf and hearing-impaired Filipinos through Filipino Sign Language as medium of instruction. Initially, a deaf child is taught Basic Sign Language in the Pre-Elementary level. Then he/she moves up to Elementary level, then the Junior High School Level, and finally, College Level, to those capable and willing to pursue a degree.

The ladderized education levels are as follows:
1. Pre-Elementary
2. Grades 1 to 6
3. Grades 7-10
4. Four years in College, with a Bachelor of Elementary Education (BEEd)

The curriculum for Elementary and Junior High School is composed of the major subject areas as prescribed by the Department of Education (DepEd), such as English, Filipino, Math, Science, Social Sciences, Values Education, Technology and Livelihood Education and Physical Education, Health and Music. The College curriculum also follows the Commission in Higher Education (CHED) requirement for the degree in Bachelor in Elementary Education (BEEd).


DEAF Inc. provides separate dormitories for girls and boys, as well as separate quarters for the faculty and staff and their families. We also provide facilities, namely separate classrooms for Pre-Elementary, Elementary, Junior High School and College; and Administrative Office, Library, and a Laboratory. A dining hall with kitchen has been functional for dining and other school-related activities. We have provided a chapel for spiritual exercises and major programs.

First Laguna Electric Cooperative (FLECO) provides electricity to the school in Laguna. Water is provided through a donated solar water pump of some 210 meters away primarily for cooking use, as well as toilet hygiene. To make use of our wide property, a resort with swimming pool, lagoon and cottages, has been provided for rest and relaxation and sports development and help bring income to attain self-sufficiency.

B. Community Base Rehabilitation

Conduct hearing screening to identify children with hearing impairment for rehabilitation and referrals to public schools and community health centers.

Network with Local Government Units, Disabled People’s Organization and other stakeholders for coordination and collaboration.

Home Based Instruction Program

Resource Personnel for capacity building of the community

Interpreting Services

Submit quarterly report to the National CBR Coordinator, accountable to the National CBR Coordinator.

Community Base Rehabilitation

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