Watch an interview with Lionel Smith, who was president of the New Life Deaf Club in Barbados from 2013 to 2018. Shows history of the club.
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Empowering deaf women in Africa – what happens?
Habel Ouma, Deaf rights advocate in Kenya, promotes deaf education & employment, justice for gender-based violence, & sign interpreting.
Expert international volunteer worker Kirk Van Gilder talks about the importance of fostering local sign language and leadership rather than imposing your own sign language.
We partner with Deaf Communities internationally to mobilize their capabilities, skills and resources to achieve their human rights through accessible communication and education.
The Washington Group on Disability Statistics has standard questions, strategies for collecting disability data. Their website has guidance.
Author Lydia Callis explains why people should celebrate Deaf women in U.S. history. She provides examples of how Deaf women impact history.
In high-income countries, where they can diagnose deafness and give cochlear implants during infancy, is it time to rethink old advice?
Guides educators, others in how to help deaf or disabled students learn to read. Explains principles of universal design for learning (UDL).
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.
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.