Poor healthcare, sometimes resulting in death. No education and no jobs. These are some challenges shared in common among Deaf Nigerians.
Author explains research on sign language for deaf children. Says all deaf children need sign language, with or without cochlear implants.
A deaf audiology student process of turning on a cochlear implant for the first time. She also shares her own cochlear implant experience.
The policy, theory, and practice of Nigeria Deaf education, with a focus on secondary education in the country.
Dr. Christina Yuknis, an associate professor at Gallaudet University, discusses Universal Design for Learning in a hearing classroom for deaf children.
Deaf students want teachers to communicate in sign language and to teach them well. Watch them explain how in this 5-minute video.
The International Labour Organization shares the stories of five Ethiopian deaf women entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs with other disabilities.
A special section of the American Annals of Deafness journal has a series of articles on South African Deaf education and Deaf community.
Research listening to Deaf children and other stakeholders in Burundi found that they are deprived of both education and communication.
Guides educators, others in how to help deaf or disabled students learn to read. Explains principles of universal design for learning (UDL).
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?
This report summarizes the exchange of knowledge at the Deafnet Africa Conference in 2016. Deaf education, human rights, etc.
DeafNET exchanges, disseminates knowledge to empower deaf people in Africa, especially South Africa. Education, development, training, etc
Analysis of rights under Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD); examples of how deaf people experience discrimination.
Researchers listen to teachers of deaf children with additional disabilities. How can teacher training programs and schools improve?
A basic introduction to what makes Deaf culture a culture. Primarily focuses on U.S. Deaf community for students of American Sign Language.
Author Lydia Callis explains why people should celebrate Deaf women in U.S. history. She provides examples of how Deaf women impact history.
A small but growing number of deaf people are healthcare professionals. Read a story about one deaf nursing student in the United States.
Habel Ouma, Deaf rights advocate in Kenya, promotes deaf education & employment, justice for gender-based violence, & sign interpreting.
Learn basic information about deafness and hearing loss. For people new to deafness, including parents, teachers, and other professionals.