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Deaf children and families living in remote villages in Ghana had never met another deaf person. Robert Sampana transformed their lives.
First, his Deaf Center taught sign language to deaf people. Next, the government established a deaf school. Read how it was done.
Mill Neck International works with Nellie Zabel Foundation as they launch their first leadership school for Deaf women in Chile.
We partner with Deaf Communities internationally to mobilize their capabilities, skills and resources to achieve their human rights through accessible communication and education.
Authors believe screening programs should diagnose deaf Nigerian children earlier. They also want more research on Nigerian sign language.
A review of 21 studies found that students experience challenges during deaf student interactions with hearing students.
One initiative helped service providers learn basic Kenyan Sign Language to communicate with Deaf women experiencing gender-based violence.
Explains the National Week of the Deaf in Australia, what is International Sign, and why Deaf people can use it successfully to communicate.
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.