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The author argues that signing Deaf communities need language justice: in other words, they need protection for their sign language rights.
A team of five authors explain what deaf people working as interpreters are, what kind of work they do, in what situations they work, etc.
Research listening to Deaf children and other stakeholders in Burundi found that they are deprived of both education and communication.
Deaf Women United provides resources to connect U.S. Deaf women to empowerment through advocacy, education, and outreach.
Fifteen years of research confirms that Deaf people experience more accessibility barriers in healthcare. It doesn’t have to be this way.
Slavery never ended: today, we call it human trafficking. Author explains why deaf women human trafficking victims are often targets.
Guides educators, others in how to help deaf or disabled students learn to read. Explains principles of universal design for learning (UDL).
Could a written system for sign language improve the literacy of deaf children? What do Deaf adults in the U.S. think about the idea?
This report summarizes the exchange of knowledge at the Deafnet Africa Conference in 2016. Deaf education, human rights, etc.
DeafNET exchanges, disseminates knowledge to empower deaf people in Africa, especially South Africa. Education, development, training, etc
Analysis of rights under Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD); examples of how deaf people experience discrimination.
What policies and accessibility barriers affect New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) community members? Researchers conducted a survey.
Summarizes the situation of Deaf people in the Sub-Saharan African region, highlighting both the many challenges and the signs of progress.
This handbook guides healthcare professionals in working with deaf patients, or with deafblind patients. Includes case studies.
Provides an overview and profile of Deaf communities and sign languages in the western hemisphere in 24 locations in Americas and Caribbean.
Women with disabilities worldwide are using business to lift themselves out of poverty. One is Susan, a Deaf woman entrepreneur in Zambia.
A project helped Deaf organizations use the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) for promoting sign language rights.
They are the first to have HIV, but the last to know about it: Learn about the situation of Deaf people and HIV/AIDS in Zambia.
Faith’s story didn’t have to include her baby having HIV. But because of discrimination against Deaf people, it does. Read her story.
What are the experiences of deaf adult role models? And how do these experiences impact them? Five focus groups help answer these questions.
Researchers listen to teachers of deaf children with additional disabilities. How can teacher training programs and schools improve?
Deaf people in developing countries experience more challenges than in high-income countries. Author Barbara Earth summarizes the literature.
A program at the U.S. Department of State has helped add captions to thousands of their online videos in more than 70 languages.
Deaf people in São Tomé and Príncipe are now creating a sign language of their own. Researchers are anaylzing their emerging language.
Explains research on emergency communication access for deaf & hard of hearing people in both large-scale disasters & individual emergencies.
Deaf communities have evolved a flexible language, “international sign”, which allows them to improvise communication.
One bank in the country Bahrain is now a deaf-friendly bank. Staff at the Al Baraka Islamic Bank have learned a little Bahraini Sign Language.
Watch as the Deaf community of the remote Republic of Kiribati celebrate Kiribati Sign Language Awareness Week in 2016.
How can hotels be more friendly to Deaf guests? A training session helped professionals learn, a national conference helped them practice.
A basic introduction to what makes Deaf culture a culture. Primarily focuses on U.S. Deaf community for students of American Sign Language.