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Spanish Deaf Education: 11 Bilingual Programs
What is happening with deaf bilingual education in Spain? And what should happen next in Spanish deaf education policy and research?
Leaders’ use of interpreters
What can interpreters learn from deaf leaders’ use of sign language interpreters? Researchers interviewed 14 deaf leaders in 7 countries
Atfaluna Society for Deaf Children in the Gaza Strip
Learn about the Atfaluna Society for Deaf Children in the Gaza strip. Provides health care, social services, education, & work opportunities.
Participatory Design Social App
How do deaf students in Brazil use the Facebook application in mobile phones? How can one develop a participatory design social app for them?
Deaf Space Research
How does architecture affect deaf & hearing student interaction? What makes a place “Deaf Space”? Author used Participatory Research.
Deaf Equality in Gaza City
Watch three interviews about deaf equality in Gaza City. The people in the video are at the Atfaluna Society for Deaf Children.
UK-based organization in Tanzania
Tanzanear is a UK-based organization working with deaf communities in Tanzania. They work with a local deaf school and deaf organization.
Kenyan Deaf Professionals
Watch a series of interviews with Kenyan deaf professionals. These include a school teacher, a university professor, a dancer, and many more.
Blind and Deaf Society in South Africa
The KwaZulu-Natal Blind and Deaf Society provides services for people who are deaf, hard of hearing, blind, low vision or deafblind.
Disability-Inclusive Disaster Planning
Learn from the example of a flood-prone region of Bangladesh that has successfully implemented disability-inclusive disaster planning.
DeafKidz International promotes rights, self advocacy, & job skills of deaf children. Also promotes access to technology & child health care.
Deaf Outreach Program (DEAFOP) Kenya
The Deaf Outreach Program (DEAFOP) Kenya mainstreams Deaf and disability issues in social, cultural, economic, and political development.
CRPD Training Manual
Trainers can use this CRPD training manual to teach others about the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD).
Deaf Enabled Foundation (in India)
The Deaf Enabled Foundation in India promotes equal access for Deaf people in every area of life. Works to empower deaf youth, women.
Rwanda Deaf Education: RNUD Position Paper
Rwanda National Union of the Deaf (RNUD) summarizes the situation of Rwanda deaf education in 2013 and has recommendations for improvement.
Deaf Development Program in Cambodia
The Deaf Development Program in Cambodia works to empower deaf people in education, language, employment, and community.
Frontrunners trains young deaf leaders
Frontrunners trains young deaf leaders from different countries. Based in Denmark, it is a one-year training program.
Teachers share perspectives on leadership training
Three teachers share perspectives on teaching leadership, advocacy, etc to international young deaf leaders in Frontrunners based in Denmark.
Deaf Chilean Women learn HIV/AIDS Information via Videos
A series of videos in Chilean Sign Language and Spanish captions is helping Deaf Chilean women learn HIV/AIDS information.
Robert Sampana Interview: GNAD Project Advocacy Officer
Watch Robert Sampana explain his work as Project Advocacy Officer for the Ghana National Association of the Deaf.
Deaf Human Rights: World Federation of the Deaf Toolkit
Explains the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) & the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), re, Deaf human rights.
India Sign Language Rights
The authors discuss the situation of India sign language rights in international and domestic laws and in deaf education.
Accessible Live Shows and Movies: GalaPro Phone App
Deaf people and blind people in Israel can use a phone app, GalaPro, to enjoy accessible live shows and movies with captions & amplification.
South African copyright law hurts deaf people
The author argues that South African copyright law hurts deaf people. She makes recommendations for how the law can be improved.
Collecting Disability Data: Standard Questions and Methodology
The Washington Group on Disability Statistics has standard questions, strategies for collecting disability data. Their website has guidance.
Accessible Emergency Broadcast Information in Japan
A technology service in Japan provides accessible emergency broadcast information for people who are deaf or hard of hearing.
Human Rights for Deaf people: International and Ontario, Canada laws
Explains international laws, national laws in Canada, and provincial laws in Ontario, Canada that affects human rights for deaf people.
App for Learning South African Sign Language
A new, free online app for learning South African Sign Language called FingerTalk launched in 2015 with a dictionary and interactive quizzes.
US Deaf Legal Rights
This reference guide explains laws that affect US deaf legal rights. Furthermore, it uses simple language to explain the laws clearly.
Legal Right to Language
The authors argue that state constitutions should protect a legal right to language for deaf children. Analyzes U.S. and international law.