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Deaf people in Mumbai, India: Communication Strategies

Watch as six deaf people in Mumbai, India, South Asia use many strategies to communicate with hearing people. One of the six is deafblind.
Screenshot from a video about deaf people in Mumbai, India. Shows a large crowd of people in the streets of the city.

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Ishaare. Gestures and Signs in Mumbai.

Watch as six deaf people in Mumbai, India, South Asia use many strategies to communicate with hearing people. For example, they use signs, gestures, reading and writing. They also use lipreading and mouthing in different spoken languages. Meanwhile, the six people describe their experiences with communication. Additionally, one of the six deaf people in the video documentary is deafblind, i.e. blind in addition to being deaf.

The video on deaf people in Mumbai is 75 minutes long. Furthermore, it has captions in English. However, sometimes people seem to interact on the screen without captions. We cannot assess whether there is speech without captions or if these scenes are without audio.

Also learn about deaf people in Bangalore, India, or learn about deaf people in the Southern Asia region.

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