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.
How can parents best raise and communicate with a deaf child? And how can the community help? “Helping Children Who Are Deaf” can guide.
In 2014, a team documented Haiti Sign Language (LSH). Read a blog post or journal article about it, or watch eight videos documenting LSH.
No, deaf people don’t all share the same universal sign language. Instead, Deaf people use diverse sign languages globally. A short overview.
Sometimes experienced professionals don’t want younger people’s ideas. Norma Morán explains her experience as a young volunteer in Kenya.
International Disability Alliance (IDA) unifies eight global and six regional networks, including World Federation of the Deaf and others.
Quota International empowers women and children around the world. Also people who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have speech difficulties.
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.
What does it mean to be a proud Latina woman in Kenya–a country that does not recognize your identity? Watch Norma Moran’s story.
Deaf people in developing countries experience more challenges than in high-income countries. Author Barbara Earth summarizes the literature.
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.
A basic introduction to what makes Deaf culture a culture. Primarily focuses on U.S. Deaf community for students of American Sign Language.
The World Federation of the Deaf is an organization of Deaf-led associations from more than 130 countries. They promote deaf human rights.
International Deaf Emergency, Inc., (IDE) provides pre-disaster preparation, rescue & relief, and post-disaster reconstruction and recovery.
Meet national and regional youth leaders in Ghana. Two are experienced national leaders, two are newly elected leaders in the Central region.
Explains basic information on monitoring & evaluation and guides you through process of evaluating a project with people with disabilities.
In one school in Zimbabwe, Africa, hearing students and deaf students didn’t interact. But one day, that changed–hearing and deaf kids connected.
Watch these two videos to see many deaf Australians in different jobs. For example, they include a dental nurse, a teacher, a chef and more.
Author George Taylor researched the needs of ethnic minority deaf people in London, United Kingdom. Has recommendations for empowerment.