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Deaf community empowered in Namibia
A project in Namibia built local capacity in Deaf education and Namibian Sign Language. As a result, the Deaf community empowered itself.
Learning sign language together
Families in Austria are learning sign language together. Bilingual teachers play games and songs in German and Austrian Sign Language.
Data on CRPD Implementation
Find comparative data on CRPD implementation. The Zero Project works wth partner organizations to gather data from more than 100 countries.
Deaf indigenous epistemology, for researchers
How can researchers use deaf indigenous epistemology as analytical tool for learning about diverse deaf people within the deaf community?
Deaf US versus Deaf UK
What do you learn when you compare Deaf US versus Deaf UK? Author visits United States and recommends changes in the United Kingdom.
Deaf children relate to deaf character in El Deafo.
Deaf children feel a connection with the deaf character in El Deafo. The novel is an autobiography by deaf author Cece Bell.
Business Can Empower
Business can empower. One U.S. business provides sign interpreters and captions–and also does outreach and empowerment for Deaf people.
Deaf Awareness, Deaf Ministry
Explains Deaf awareness and what “hearing privilege” is. Also provides examples of Deaf empowerment in U.S. church communities.
Deaf Social Movement
The author explains the history of the Deaf social movement in U.S. society and how the movement expressed its ideas and empowered itself.
Deaf Libyan Voters Empowered by Sign Language
Deaf Libyan voters use a sign language dictionary on elections and politics to empower themselves. Available in a video, phone app, or PDF.
Argentinean Sign Language Video Books
Deaf Argentine children learn to read through Argentinean Sign Language video books, with similar opportunities in Paraguay and Uruguay.
Accessing Information, Empowerment
The author explains how barriers in accessing information impact Deaf people. She shares her opinions on how to solve these barriers.
Deaf women making health and motherhood decisions
A project in Argentina helps Deaf women making health and motherhood decisions through videos and workshops in Argentinean sign language.
Ideas for “icebreaker” activities with new groups
Learn ideas for “icebreaker” activities. These are activities that will help a new group learn about each other and work well together.
Deaf and Disabled Women Resource Kit
Learn the situation of Deaf and disabled women around the world. And read some ideas for how women with disabilities can change society.
Morocco Sign Language-supported educational materials
New technology helps teachers and parents develop their own Morocco Sign Language-supported educational materials.
Reaching Deaf Women Experiencing Gender-Based Violence in Kenya
One initiative helped service providers learn basic Kenyan Sign Language to communicate with Deaf women experiencing gender-based violence.
Organizations show donors they are valuable
A project in the United Kingdom helped Deaf and disabled people’s organizations show donors they are valuable.
Deafway in UK, Nepal, and Uganda
Deafway, a UK-based organization, works with Deaf communities in the UK, Uganda, and Nepal. They value Deaf culture and signed languages.
Create and Fund Deaf Organizations
How do you create and fund Deaf organizations? Two tool kits for disability rights advocates, including Deaf people, can help you learn how.
Interveners with DeafBlind students: Training and other resources
One U.S. program improved training for interveners with DeafBlind students. A teacher and intervener work together in the classroom.
International Human Rights Laws for Deaf Children
Learn about different international human rights laws that advocates and policy makers can use to protect the rights of Deaf children.
Project helps teachers and parents learn Pakistan Sign Language
A project in Pakistan is helping teachers and parents learn Pakistan Sign Language for Deaf children in primary school.
How to Change Society and Change Laws
Learn how individual people and organizations can change society and change laws for Deaf people and people with disabilities.
Deaf International Development university program
Learn about a university program in the United States that teaches professionals about Deaf international development.
Deaf Inclusion in Cross-Disability work
Learn how people with different disabilities cooperated to establish a national cross-disability council in Myanmar, including deaf people.
Teaching Deaf Voters
Learn about teaching deaf voters, voters with other disabilities, and other voters about their right to vote. Messages need to be accessible.
News: Deaf Jamaicans Sell Coffee
In one coffee shop, Deaf Jamaicans sell coffee to hearing people–and also help them learn how to communicate with Deaf people.
Advocating for Deaf Awareness through the Media
Learn how to advocate with television, newspapers, and other media to raise Deaf awareness through the media.
Phone applications for advocacy
Using Mobile Applications for Advocacy Mobile phone applications can be a tool to promote disability rights, including Deaf rights. Learn how people around the world