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Money for deaf rights, disability rights: Budget for inclusion
Money is important for deaf rights and disability rights. Advocates argue that governments should do better in budgeting for inclusion.
Why to sign with your children: 13 reasons HoH or CI kids need sign
13 Reasons to Sign to Your Hard of Hearing or Cochlear Implanted Child She thought a cochlear implant meant her son wouldn’t need to sign.
Hard of hearing youth: Organizing internationally for rights
The International Federation of Hard of Hearing Young People (IFHOHYP) promotes inclusion & rights for hard of hearing youth around the world.
Rikki Poynter Videos: Deaf awareness, accessibility, captioning
A deaf American woman, Rikki Poynter, produces many videos on deaf awareness. Her videos also explain accessibility and closed captioning.
Resources to help deaf children: For parents, professionals, children
Many publications can help families, community leaders, teachers, and professionals help deaf children around the world. Deaf Child Worldwide.
Teaching sign language in Gaza
A project is teaching sign language to hearing children in Gaza. As a result, deaf children can more easily integrate with their peers.
Deaf athletes globally: ICSD organizing and promoting sports
The International Committee of Sports for the Deaf (ICSD) organizes the international Deaflympics & other events for deaf athletes globally.
Deaf and disability in the media: Representation and inclusion
Explains why deaf and disabled people rarely appear in the media and why that should change. Provides recommendations on how to change it.
African Sign Languages: Research, dictionaries, news
People use the African Sign Languages Portal to find research, dictionaries, and more about African sign languages.
IIDI and META: Disability inclusion in inter-American region
Inter-American Institute on Disability & Inclusive Development (IIDI) and project META promote disability inclusion in inter-American region.
Teaching Israeli Sign Language: Deaf awareness, employment
An Access Israel project is teaching Israeli Sign Language to thousands of people. They believe others can do similar projects at low cost.
Monitor CRPD implementation: Watch how governments follow the CRPD
Explains the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) & how to monitor CRPD implementation. Do governments follow CRPD?
Achieving SDGs: Disability Inclusive? UN Flagship Report
Are programs for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) disability-inclusive? The United Nations reviews data, policies, programs.
SDGs and disability rights, Deaf rights
Explains the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and how they affect disability rights. Links to more resources about the SDGs.
Humanity & Inclusion (HI): Supporting people with disabilities
Humanity & Inclusion (HI) works with people with disabilities in about 60 countries. The organization also sometimes works with Deaf people.
CRPD Shadow Reports: Improving Deaf Rights Implementation
This guidance document explains how disability rights organizations, and Deaf organizations, can collaborate to write CRPD shadow reports.
APCD: Asia-Pacific Development Center on Disability
The Asia-Pacfic Development Center on Disability (APCD) provides leadership training in the Asia-Pacifc region, including for Deaf people.
Stories from Deaf People: End the Cycle of Disability and Poverty
Sometimes the most powerful way to teach is through a story. End the Cycle of Disability and Poverty site has six stories from deaf people.
World’s Deaf and Disabled Children: UNICEF flagship publication
The world’s deaf and disabled children deserve, school, food, healthcare, & more. This report explains challenges & some successful programs.
Support for parents of deaf children: GPODHH position paper
What kind of support is best for parents of deaf children? How does interacting with other parents benefit them? Position paper.
Fact Sheet on Deafness by World Health Organization (WHO)
What is deafness? What causes it? How does it impact people? What can help? This fact sheet on deafness from WHO addresses these questions.
Developing an Advocacy Plan: The CBM Advocacy Toolkit
The CBM Advocacy Toolkit can guide users in developing an advocacy plan. This can help your organization plan how to advocate for change.
Deaf History International association: Study, preservation, dissemination
The Deaf History International association connects people interested in Deaf history globally. Studies, preserves, disseminates Deaf history.
Assistive technology in Germany for deaf university students
New assistive technology in Germany helps deaf and hard of hearing students in university. A mobile phone app helps them understand lectures.
Disability-inclusive education in Africa: Toolkit for educators, governments
This learning module teaches users about disability-inclusive education in Africa and how to improve education for children with disabilities.
Deaf Leaders Foundation in India: Employment, human rights
Deaf Leaders Foundation in India mainstreams deaf people into society. They also promote deaf human rights, empowerment, and employment.
Jordan video emergency line: Calling for help in sign
You need the ambulance or police. How do you call for help? Deaf people in Jordan use a video emergency line to communicate in sign language.
CBM: Global disability organization for human rights, inclusion
CBM is a global disability organization. Partners with organizations in low-income countries. Promotes disability rights and inclusion.
Deaf Unit in Egypt: Deaf primary school students & families
The Deaf Unit in Cairo, Egypt teaches deaf primary school students. They also teache sign language to parents, families, and communities.
Deaf children in Georgia, Europe: Project teaches sign language
As a result of a project teaching sign language, some teachers and parents communicate better with deaf children in the country of Georgia.