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Deaf people in Uganda: Identity and Diversity

What kind of life experiences do deaf people have in Uganda? Also, how do they identify? A qualitative study attempts to answer.
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What kind of life experiences do deaf people have in Uganda? Also, how do they identify? Furthermore, how does the cultural, ethnic, and religious diversity of Uganda affect them? In response to these questions, the authors conducted a qualitative study. During the study, they interviewed 42 deaf people in Uganda and held three focus-group discussions. The article published in African Journal of Disability in 2015.

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