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Deaf Ethiopians: New opportunities for education, training
Visions Global Empowerment is working with local deaf leaders to promote deaf education and vocational training for Deaf Ethiopians.
Deaf human rights globally: Survey of situation in 93 countries
Based on a survey of deaf organizations in 93 countries, this report summarizes the deaf human rights situation globally.
Families and deaf children: Transforming lives and communities
Parents and families of deaf children can transform lives and communities. This manual explains how to help them do that, with case studies.
Deaf children and language deprivation: Common everywhere
Many deaf children experience language deprivation. Article summarizes the situation around the world, but with an emphasis on the U.S.
Communicating with deaf client at your service agency
How do you communicate with your new deaf client at your service agency? This toolkit provides guidance for counselors and professionals.
Deaf Nigerians: No healthcare, education, or jobs can be fatal
Poor healthcare, sometimes resulting in death. No education and no jobs. These are some challenges shared in common among Deaf Nigerians.
Deaf children need sign language, with or without cochlear implants
Author explains research on sign language for deaf children. Says all deaf children need sign language, with or without cochlear implants.
Deaf Women’s Rights and Health: A Literature Review
Summarizes what the literature says about deaf women’s rights and health around the world. Available in International Sign video.
WFDB 5th General Assembly Meeting in 2018: Outsider’s Perspective
The World Federation of the DeafBlind (WFDB) held its 5th General Assembly Meeting in 2018. Two people from CBM describe their experience.
Cochlear Implant Experience: What happens after turning it on?
A deaf audiology student process of turning on a cochlear implant for the first time. She also shares her own cochlear implant experience.
Nigeria Deaf Education: Policy, theory and practice
The policy, theory, and practice of Nigeria Deaf education, with a focus on secondary education in the country.
Finding deaf people abroad: 5 tips for international travelersFl
If you want to make new deaf friends in every country you visit, watch this video: Deafintely Wanderlust explains finding deaf people abroad
EUD Position Paper: International Sign
European Union of the Deaf (EUD) Position Paper describes International Sign and explains their position on national & intl sign languages.
Gender-based violence against deaf women: Best practices and learned lessons
Describes examples of programs that successfully reduced gender-based violence against deaf or disabled women. Best-practice stories.
Ethiopian Deaf Women Empowerment: Project livelihoods and leadership
An Ethiopian project is helping Deaf women gain empowerment. The women are starting their own businesses and becoming leaders.
Deaf restaurant in Gaza strip raises deaf awareness
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 and teach well
Deaf students want teachers to communicate in sign language and to teach them well. Watch them explain how in this 5-minute video.
Finding Local Disability Organizations
Guidance for finding local disability organizations. Some cross-disability organizations are inclusive of deaf people, others are learning.
Working with Deaf Patients or Patients with Disabilities
Guides health workers in working deaf patients and patients with other disabilities. Ask patients about their communication or other needs.
African Sign Languages: Overview of Situation in West Africa
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: Confronting ignorance and accessibility barriers
Deaf patients in the UK confront ignorance and accessibility barriers when they seek healthcare. Older Deaf people experience isolation.
Sign Language Rights as Deaf Rights: History and Research
In the opinion of many advocates, sign language rights is the cornerstone of deaf rights. Author explains the history and summarizes research.
Deaf Kenyan women’s rights: GBV, humanitarian relief, justice
One organization in Kenya, Federation of Deaf Women Empowerment Network in Kenya, is working to improve Deaf Kenyan women’s rights.
Medical professionals with deaf patients
This guide can help medical professionals with deaf patients. It explains how to communicate before, during, and after appointments.
Ethiopian Deaf Women Entrepreneurs: Five case studies in Addis Ababa
The International Labour Organization shares the stories of five Ethiopian deaf women entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs with other disabilities.
South African Deaf Education and Deaf Community
A special section of the American Annals of Deafness journal has a series of articles on South African Deaf education and Deaf community.
Haiti Deaf Community and Sign Language: First official description
The first known description of the Haiti Deaf community and sign language, in collaboration between Deaf Haitians and American linguists.
Providing Care for Deaf Patients: Guide for Healthcare Workers
This guide can help medical care professionals with providing the best care for deaf patients by removing communication barriers.
Deaf women becoming self employed: Economic Freedom in South Africa
A project in South Africa empowers Deaf and hearing women to become self employed. It provides training in business management, and more.
Mobile Sign Language Survey: Concept for research with Deaf people
How can non-signing researchers include signing Deaf people in their research? Author proposes concept for mobile-based sign language survey.