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Deaf people in sub-Saharan Africa

Summarizes the situation of Deaf people in the Sub-Saharan African region, highlighting both the many challenges and the signs of progress.
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Summarizes the situation of Deaf people in the Sub-Saharan African region. Also includes an overview of Dr. Andrew Foster’s work in establishing deaf schools in Africa. The author further provides highlights of the many challenges for Deaf people as well as exciting signs of progress.

The author Katie Fullerton published this blog post in 2013 at the Borgen Project blog site. The text in the web page is accessible for people using screen reading software. However, images do not provide useful descriptions for people who cannot see them.

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