Deaf students want teachers to communicate in sign language and to teach them well. Watch them explain how in this 5-minute video.
Guidance for finding local disability organizations. Some cross-disability organizations are inclusive of deaf people, others are learning.
Explains how Deaf education language policies impact the situation among West African sign languages. Case studies in Ghana, Nigeria, Mali.
Deaf patients in the UK confront ignorance and accessibility barriers when they seek healthcare. Older Deaf people experience isolation.
In the opinion of many advocates, sign language rights is the cornerstone of deaf rights. Author explains the history and summarizes research.
A special section of the American Annals of Deafness journal has a series of articles on South African Deaf education and Deaf community.
The first known description of the Haiti Deaf community and sign language, in collaboration between Deaf Haitians and American linguists.
How can non-signing researchers include signing Deaf people in their research? Author proposes concept for mobile-based sign language survey.
Research listening to Deaf children and other stakeholders in Burundi found that they are deprived of both education and communication.
Fifteen years of research confirms that Deaf people experience more accessibility barriers in healthcare. It doesn’t have to be this way.
Could a written system for sign language improve the literacy of deaf children? What do Deaf adults in the U.S. think about the idea?
Analysis of rights under Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD); examples of how deaf people experience discrimination.
What policies and accessibility barriers affect New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) community members? Researchers conducted a survey.
Summarizes the situation of Deaf people in the Sub-Saharan African region, highlighting both the many challenges and the signs of progress.
Provides an overview and profile of Deaf communities and sign languages in the western hemisphere in 24 locations in Americas and Caribbean.
They are the first to have HIV, but the last to know about it: Learn about the situation of Deaf people and HIV/AIDS in Zambia.
Faith’s story didn’t have to include her baby having HIV. But because of discrimination against Deaf people, it does. Read her story.
What are the experiences of deaf adult role models? And how do these experiences impact them? Five focus groups help answer these questions.
Researchers listen to teachers of deaf children with additional disabilities. How can teacher training programs and schools improve?
Deaf people in São Tomé and Príncipe are now creating a sign language of their own. Researchers are anaylzing their emerging language.