Cover of the book titled "People’s Linguistic Survey of India: Indian sign language(s)"

The authors discuss the situation of India sign language rights. Furthermore, they analyze relevant international and domestic laws. They also explain efforts to promote sign language rights in deaf education and other fields.

This book chapter is in the book Indian Sign Language(s) (People’s Linguistic Survey of India). The book published in 2014 by authors G.N. Devy, Tanmoy Bhattacharya, and Nisha Grover. The book chapter is available for free at the link above. 

The PDF file is partly accessible for people using screen reading software, with some difficulty. For example, images do not use tags to describe them for people who cannot see. However, most images are decorative.

In addition to India sign language rights, also learn how the Deaf Philippines community passed the Filippino Sign Language Act.

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