A special section of the American Annals of Deafness journal has a series of articles on South African Deaf education and Deaf community.
A project in South Africa empowers Deaf and hearing women to become self employed. It provides training in business management, and more.
How can non-signing researchers include signing Deaf people in their research? Author proposes concept for mobile-based sign language survey.
Summarizes the situation of Deaf people in the Sub-Saharan African region, highlighting both the many challenges and the signs of progress.
Learn basic information about deafness and hearing loss. For people new to deafness, including parents, teachers, and other professionals.
Can Deaf people access good healthcare without sign language? The authors analyze a case study and respond “no”. Discusses international law.
Learn about 17 Deaf politicians around the world. Most are members of parliament, a couple are city mayors. All use sign language.
The KwaZulu-Natal Blind and Deaf Society provides services for people who are deaf, hard of hearing, blind, low vision or deafblind.
DeafKidz International promotes rights, self advocacy, & job skills of deaf children. Also promotes access to technology & child health care.
The author argues that South African copyright law hurts deaf people. She makes recommendations for how the law can be improved.
A new, free online app for learning South African Sign Language called FingerTalk launched in 2015 with a dictionary and interactive quizzes.
The author says sometimes researchers confront nontraditional ethical issues in research on assistive technology in a developing country.
Twenty-four researchers studied Deaf communities and signed languages in five continents. They explain the history of the signed languages.
Learn strategies for how teachers can meet the needs of deaf children in a mainstream early childhood program.
Ayanda Ntukwana at Sign Language Education and Development (SLED) shares her experience in Deaf education in South Africa.