In Austria, technology helps deaf people access information. A software system uses a digital avatar to translate content to sign language.
Learn about 17 Deaf politicians around the world. Most are members of parliament, a couple are city mayors. All use sign language.
Families in Austria are learning sign language together. Bilingual teachers play games and songs in German and Austrian Sign Language.
Twenty-four researchers studied Deaf communities and signed languages in five continents. They explain the history of the signed languages.