What is deafness? What causes it? How does it impact people? What can help? This fact sheet on deafness from WHO addresses these questions.
The Deaf History International association connects people interested in Deaf history globally. Studies, preserves, disseminates Deaf history.
New assistive technology in Germany helps deaf and hard of hearing students in university. A mobile phone app helps them understand lectures.
Deaf women leaders are active in Ghana. And they are helping other deaf women learn to be leaders too. Watch interview of two leaders.
Parents and families of deaf children can transform lives and communities. This manual explains how to help them do that, with case studies.
A deaf audiology student process of turning on a cochlear implant for the first time. She also shares her own cochlear implant experience.
If you want to make new deaf friends in every country you visit, watch this video: Deafintely Wanderlust explains finding deaf people abroad
Expert international volunteer worker Kirk Van Gilder talks about the importance of fostering local sign language and leadership rather than imposing your own sign language.
In one Deaf restaurant in the Gaza strip, people can use sign language to order their meals. At Atfaluna restaurant, most staff are deaf.
Caribbean Deaf News interviews with Lisa Ramansar from Trinidad. She grew up without sign language then learned to sign as an adult.
A team of five authors explain what deaf people working as interpreters are, what kind of work they do, in what situations they work, etc.
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.
What are the experiences of deaf adult role models? And how do these experiences impact them? Five focus groups help answer these questions.
Advocates around the world are fighting for Deaf rights–and some are lawyers. Two Deaf law students tell their stories.
Watch as the Deaf community of the remote Republic of Kiribati celebrate Kiribati Sign Language Awareness Week in 2016.
Author Lydia Callis explains why people should celebrate Deaf women in U.S. history. She provides examples of how Deaf women impact history.
The World Federation of the Deaf is an organization of Deaf-led associations from more than 130 countries. They promote deaf human rights.
A small but growing number of deaf people are healthcare professionals. Read a story about one deaf nursing student in the United States.
Learn basic information about deafness and hearing loss. For people new to deafness, including parents, teachers, and other professionals.