Special Needs

Congratulations, Graduates!

We are very excited to share the news that for the first time ever, five deaf students are graduating from high school thanks in part to help they received from the Sister Islands Association. A generous donation from a Bainbridge family covered the salary of sign language interpreter Claribel Gutierrez Ruiz. Dale Spoor, the chair of the Special Needs Committee, also invested considerable


Ometepe camera project video

This video by Brenda Berry is a quick look at a what happens when you travel to Ometepe and give cameras and teach photography to a group of deaf and hearing-impaired kids. This was a project of the Bainbridge Ometepe Sister Islands Association. The cameras were generously donated by the Bainbridge Island Photography Club. Enjoy the smiles!



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