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A project in Namibia built local capacity in Deaf education and Namibian Sign Language. As a result, the Deaf community empowered itself.
Families in Austria are learning sign language together. Bilingual teachers play games and songs in German and Austrian Sign Language.
Find comparative data on CRPD implementation. The Zero Project works wth partner organizations to gather data from more than 100 countries.
How can researchers use deaf indigenous epistemology as analytical tool for learning about diverse deaf people within the deaf community?
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 feel a connection with the deaf character in El Deafo. The novel is an autobiography by deaf author Cece Bell.
Business can empower. One U.S. business provides sign interpreters and captions–and also does outreach and empowerment for Deaf people.
Explains Deaf awareness and what “hearing privilege” is. Also provides examples of Deaf empowerment in U.S. church communities.
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 use a sign language dictionary on elections and politics to empower themselves. Available in a video, phone app, or PDF.
Deaf Argentine children learn to read through Argentinean Sign Language video books, with similar opportunities in Paraguay and Uruguay.
The author explains how barriers in accessing information impact Deaf people. She shares her opinions on how to solve these barriers.
A project in Argentina helps Deaf women making health and motherhood decisions through videos and workshops in Argentinean sign language.
Learn ideas for “icebreaker” activities. These are activities that will help a new group learn about each other and work well together.
Learn the situation of Deaf and disabled women around the world. And read some ideas for how women with disabilities can change society.
New technology helps teachers and parents develop their own Morocco Sign Language-supported educational materials.
One initiative helped service providers learn basic Kenyan Sign Language to communicate with Deaf women experiencing gender-based violence.
A project in the United Kingdom helped Deaf and disabled people’s organizations show donors they are valuable.
Deafway, a UK-based organization, works with Deaf communities in the UK, Uganda, and Nepal. They value Deaf culture and signed languages.
How do you create and fund Deaf organizations? Two tool kits for disability rights advocates, including Deaf people, can help you learn how.
One U.S. program improved training for interveners with DeafBlind students. A teacher and intervener work together in the classroom.
Learn about different international human rights laws that advocates and policy makers can use to protect the rights of Deaf children.
A project in Pakistan is helping teachers and parents learn Pakistan Sign Language for Deaf children in primary school.
Learn how individual people and organizations can change society and change laws for Deaf people and people with disabilities.
Learn about a university program in the United States that teaches professionals about Deaf international development.
Learn how people with different disabilities cooperated to establish a national cross-disability council in Myanmar, including deaf people.
Learn about teaching deaf voters, voters with other disabilities, and other voters about their right to vote. Messages need to be accessible.
In one coffee shop, Deaf Jamaicans sell coffee to hearing people–and also help them learn how to communicate with Deaf people.
Learn how to advocate with television, newspapers, and other media to raise Deaf awareness through the media.
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