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Visions Global Empowerment is working with local deaf leaders to promote deaf education and vocational training for Deaf Ethiopians.
Based on a survey of deaf organizations in 93 countries, this report summarizes the deaf human rights situation globally.
Parents and families of deaf children can transform lives and communities. This manual explains how to help them do that, with case studies.
Many deaf children experience language deprivation. Article summarizes the situation around the world, but with an emphasis on the U.S.
How do you communicate with your new deaf client at your service agency? This toolkit provides guidance for counselors and professionals.
Poor healthcare, sometimes resulting in death. No education and no jobs. These are some challenges shared in common among Deaf Nigerians.
Author explains research on sign language for deaf children. Says all deaf children need sign language, with or without cochlear implants.
Summarizes what the literature says about deaf women’s rights and health around the world. Available in International Sign video.
The World Federation of the DeafBlind (WFDB) held its 5th General Assembly Meeting in 2018. Two people from CBM describe their experience.
A deaf audiology student process of turning on a cochlear implant for the first time. She also shares her own cochlear implant experience.
The policy, theory, and practice of Nigeria Deaf education, with a focus on secondary education in the country.
If you want to make new deaf friends in every country you visit, watch this video: Deafintely Wanderlust explains finding deaf people abroad
European Union of the Deaf (EUD) Position Paper describes International Sign and explains their position on national & intl sign languages.
Describes examples of programs that successfully reduced gender-based violence against deaf or disabled women. Best-practice stories.
An Ethiopian project is helping Deaf women gain empowerment. The women are starting their own businesses and becoming leaders.
In one Deaf restaurant in the Gaza strip, people can use sign language to order their meals. At Atfaluna restaurant, most staff are deaf.
Deaf students want teachers to communicate in sign language and to teach them well. Watch them explain how in this 5-minute video.
Guidance for finding local disability organizations. Some cross-disability organizations are inclusive of deaf people, others are learning.
Guides health workers in working deaf patients and patients with other disabilities. Ask patients about their communication or other needs.
Explains how Deaf education language policies impact the situation among West African sign languages. Case studies in Ghana, Nigeria, Mali.
Deaf patients in the UK confront ignorance and accessibility barriers when they seek healthcare. Older Deaf people experience isolation.
In the opinion of many advocates, sign language rights is the cornerstone of deaf rights. Author explains the history and summarizes research.
One organization in Kenya, Federation of Deaf Women Empowerment Network in Kenya, is working to improve Deaf Kenyan women’s rights.
This guide can help medical professionals with deaf patients. It explains how to communicate before, during, and after appointments.
The International Labour Organization shares the stories of five Ethiopian deaf women entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs with other disabilities.
A special section of the American Annals of Deafness journal has a series of articles on South African Deaf education and Deaf community.
The first known description of the Haiti Deaf community and sign language, in collaboration between Deaf Haitians and American linguists.
This guide can help medical care professionals with providing the best care for deaf patients by removing communication barriers.
A project in South Africa empowers Deaf and hearing women to become self employed. It provides training in business management, and more.
How can non-signing researchers include signing Deaf people in their research? Author proposes concept for mobile-based sign language survey.