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The European Union (EU) language policy protects deaf people’s right to accessible communication. This can be in sign interpretation.
Deaf people now have accessible movie theaters in Colombia. A phone app enables them to watch movies with either subtitles or sign language.
At a school in Togo, a deaf student can sign with her hearing classmates and teachers. Humanity & Inclusion (HI) taught them sign language.
Dr. Christina Yuknis explains what is universal design for learning. This is a short introduction in ASL with English captions.
Disability Rights Promotion International (DRPI) helps disability organizations learn to watch (monitor) the disability rights situation.
Use the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGS) to advocate with your government for deaf rights. Learn about the SDGs in International Sign.
This global report explains the situation of deafblind people in relation to the CRPD and SDGs (human rights and international development.)
One of the oldest, best known disability rights training manuals is “Human Rights. YES!” Explains disability, deafness as human rights issues.
A program helps with sign language training for parents in the Netherlands and Canada. Parents learn via video interaction and home visits.
The International Disability and Development Consortium (IDDC) is a consortium of organizations that promote disability-inclusive development.
This training manual can help deaf and disabled people learn to advocate for better lives for themselves and others. Teaches human rights.
In Austria, technology helps deaf people access information. A software system uses a digital avatar to translate content to sign language.
Deaf and disabled people in Bolivia experience human rights crimes. A team did a project to learn more about their experiences and the laws.
This CRPD handbook provides detailed analysis of all 50 articles in the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD).
People can now reach the Malta police in text via Facebook Messenger. And they can do this even in emergencies to ask for help.
International Disability Alliance (IDA) unifies eight global and six regional networks, including World Federation of the Deaf and others.
Countries in the Asian Pacific region have set goals for improving deaf and disability rights in Asia. The Incheon Strategy explains them.
This manual guides organizations in monitoring deaf and disability rights in their country. This is a way to document and track problems.
This publication guides UK lawyers (advocates) in helping deaf witnesses and defendants communicate well in court.
Some advocates believe legal recognition of sign language protects sign language rights. But are they correct? Various authors discuss.
They no longer operates as an organization. But some advocates say their website is a useful disability rights archive of ideas and toolkits.
Do deaf Albanians have opportunity to access information, education, employment, or public services? A survey helps answer these questions.
Sign language for Sam ended his isolation and his severe language deprivation. A cochlear implant alone was not enough.
A new program teaches sign language to young Haiti professionals. In consequence, they can better communicate with deaf people in Haiti.
Authors believe screening programs should diagnose deaf Nigerian children earlier. They also want more research on Nigerian sign language.
Action on Disability and Development (ADD) partners with disability rights advocacy organizations in Africa and Asia.
Watch as parents share their experiences raising deaf children in Chile. In Spanish and Chilean Sign Language with Spanish captions.
A deaf couple in Senegal own a pottery business in which they create and sell pottery from their home. They were childhood sweethearts.
The local deaf community promotes deaf awareness and empowerment in Rwanda, Africa. They want national recognition of Rwanda Sign Language.
Quota International empowers women and children around the world. Also people who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have speech difficulties.