Society Deaf of Johor (SDJO) / Persatuan Orang Pekak Johor

Persatuan orang pekak johor SDJO cover photo

Founded in 1977, Persatuan Orang Pekak Johor or Socitey Deaf of Johor (SDJO) is a registered NGO mandated by the deaf to safeguard their welfare and organize various activities in the state of Johor. SDJO was registered by the Registrar of Societies (Pendafter Pertubuhan) on 30 August 1977 (registration number: PPM-014-01-30081977). SDJO is also a member of Persekutuan Orang Pekak Malaysia (MFD) and Majlis Kebajikan Masyarakat Negeri Johor (MKMNJ). SDJO has 1050 members from various races, religions and races. Today SDJO operates full-time to provide services and assistance to the deaf community.

Their Mission

  1. To upgrade the standard of living of the Deaf
  2. To unite Deaf community on their socio-economy and welfare
  3. To protect their rights and needs to be equal to other communities in Malaysia
  4. To organise activities such as social function, sports and recreational programmes at local, national and international level for the Deaf
  5. To give motivation, counselling, Sign Language Interpreting, job placement and other services to the Deaf
  6. To uphold and support Deaf community to enabled them to be intergrated into the society
  7. To be the support centre to other organisations that share the same objectives, mission, and visions

What they do

Sign Language Interpreter Services

  • Job Interview
  • Medical
  • Court Case
  • Seminar, Wokrshop, Meeting

Job Placement

  • Public Sector
  • Private Sector

Malaysian Sign Language Classess

  • Government Servant
  • Families (Parents, Siblings)
  • Special Education Teachers
  • Private Sectors
  • Individuals

Communication Centre

  • ICT classess
  • Video Relay Services
  • Interactive website
  • Online service
  • Malaysian Sign Language Dictionary online


  • Sports and Recreation
  • Seminar, Workshop
  • Religious classess
  • Anniversary or local celebration





Phone   Tel/Fax:   07-227 2700       SMS:   012-725 1510


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2-C Jalan Yahya Awal,
80100 Johor Bahru,