Two organizations launched the #SignYourNameChallenge project to raise awareness about deafness and sign language rights in Rwanda.
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Watch a former President tell about his experience working with a volunteer that ended in a conflict.
Typically when you travel to another country with different norms than yours, you learn lessons the hard way.
Habel Ouma, Deaf rights advocate in Kenya, promotes deaf education & employment, justice for gender-based violence, & sign interpreting.
We partner with Deaf Communities internationally to mobilize their capabilities, skills and resources to achieve their human rights through accessible communication and education.
A series of public service announcements on U.S. media educate people about workers with disabilities and raising awareness for deaf workers.
Colin Allen, president of the World Federation of the Deaf, speaks about the importance of sign language in Deaf education.
The International Federation of Hard of Hearing Young People (IFHOHYP) promotes inclusion & rights for hard of hearing youth around the world.
Explains why deaf and disabled people rarely appear in the media and why that should change. Provides recommendations on how to change it.
Norma discusses considerations entering a community overseas as a Deaf woman, as a Deaf person and then when there, how to work well with people you are there to assist.
Dr. Kirk VanGilder explains many points about how we are walking on holy ground when entering Deaf communities in another country.
Dr. Christina Yuknis, an associate professor at Gallaudet University, discusses Universal Design for Learning in a hearing classroom for deaf children.