Did you know that, in some countries, Deaf people can work as interpreters? Watch this Certified Deaf Interpreter (CDI) story by a Deaf woman, June.
Ready to learn a few Ghana signs? The online Ghana Sign Language (GSL) dictionary can help you with GSL vocabulary. But it does not teach grammar.
The World Association of Sign Language Interpreters (WASLI) advances the interpreting profession and national associations worldwide.
Deaf people now have accessible movie theaters in Colombia. A phone app enables them to watch movies with either subtitles or sign language.
Use the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGS) to advocate with your government for deaf rights. Learn about the SDGs in International Sign.
New assistive technology in Germany helps deaf and hard of hearing students in university. A mobile phone app helps them understand lectures.
Poor healthcare, sometimes resulting in death. No education and no jobs. These are some challenges shared in common among Deaf Nigerians.
European Union of the Deaf (EUD) Position Paper describes International Sign and explains their position on national & intl sign languages.
In the opinion of many advocates, sign language rights is the cornerstone of deaf rights. Author explains the history and summarizes research.
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.
Deaf communities have evolved a flexible language, “international sign”, which allows them to improvise communication.
Habel Ouma, Deaf rights advocate in Kenya, promotes deaf education & employment, justice for gender-based violence, & sign interpreting.
Can Deaf people access good healthcare without sign language? The authors analyze a case study and respond “no”. Discusses international law.
Learn how to make deaf-accessible films and festivals. A filmmaker, Maya Washington, shares lessons she learned screening a film globally.
Explains the National Week of the Deaf in Australia, what is International Sign, and why Deaf people can use it successfully to communicate.
One author argues that using sign interpreters as tutors in school can cause confusion among students and teachers.
Learn about 17 Deaf politicians around the world. Most are members of parliament, a couple are city mayors. All use sign language.
Online comic strip, “That Deaf Guy”, shows humorous events in the life of an ordinary deaf man and his family.
Watch videos of every session of a conference on the role of Deaf scholars in Deaf studies. The conference was in June 2017.
The Asian SignBank (an Asia signs database) can help sign linguistics researchers, people teaching or learning sign language, and others.