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Three scholars of Deaf culture offer insights into the U.S. Deaf community among people who use American Sign Language.
The author explains how barriers in accessing information impact Deaf people. She shares her opinions on how to solve these barriers.
Trainers can use this manual to teach a capacity building training program for non-governmental organizations (NGOs).
Explains what is capacity building and how it can help an organization grow and succeed.
Learn about the situation of Central African Republic Deaf people in education and employment. The six-minute video has captions in English.
How do you create and fund Deaf organizations? Two tool kits for disability rights advocates, including Deaf people, can help you learn how.
The CRPD Advocacy Toolkit summarizes the CRPD and explains why it matters. The first section might help trainers explain the CRPD to others.
Watch these two videos to see many deaf Australians in different jobs. For example, they include a dental nurse, a teacher, a chef and more.
The author argues that the most important thing is that Deaf children need Deaf adults as role models and as professionals working with them.
The Deaf Enabled Foundation in India promotes equal access for Deaf people in every area of life. Works to empower deaf youth, women.
Comics can help organizations raise deaf awareness or advocate in the local community. This guide will help you learn how to create comics.
If a development professional or researcher is Deaf, how does this impact their relationship with Deaf communities in developing countries?
Lesson learned? Ask people want they want and need. Imagine how excited your home community will be knowing that they are collecting goods which will be appreciated and used to make a real difference in people’s lives. Don’t send “Nana gifts.” Ask first.
Author George Taylor researched the needs of ethnic minority deaf people in London, United Kingdom. Has recommendations for empowerment.
Frontrunners trains young deaf leaders from different countries. Based in Denmark, it is a one-year training program.
I looked at the seven statues of St. John on the shelf and asked them all for help. I had made it clear earlier that this money was theirs to spend as they wanted, so I had to shut up and be disappointed seeing them buy paper goods that would be used once and tossed away…for what?
Learn how individual people and organizations can change society and change laws for Deaf people and people with disabilities.
Rupmani Chhetri is the first Deaf woman from India to become an international UN volunteer. Read her story about her work in Ukraine.
A Deaf American lawyer, Michael Steven Stein, describes his attempts to improve access to legal knowledge for Deaf Chileans.
Typically when you travel to another country with different norms than yours, you learn lessons the hard way.
Clarissa from Macau talks about a problem we see worldwide – deaf people not having the chance to lead.
This manual on sign language work explains strategies for doing successful sign language work and some of the issues to think about.
Deaf children and families living in remote villages in Ghana had never met another deaf person. Robert Sampana transformed their lives.
Participatory planning can help projects for deaf communities, or any other community, succeed. Use this tool to learn how.
Learn how to use participatory planning step by step. The expert facilitates while the community decides what problems to solve and how.
Watch Robert Sampana explain his work as Project Advocacy Officer for the Ghana National Association of the Deaf.
Sarah visited Ghana last year & worked with GNAD Youth. Watch the video to learn more!
How will your project survive after the first grant funds end? What is your sustainability plan? Funders will want to know. Here are ideas.
Talks about different concepts of culture and how these apply to deaf communities. He suggests we speak of a new concept called “deafhood”.
This article describes a project in which Vietnamese Deaf children learn through sign language. Parents and teachers learn sign language.
Watch a former President tell about his experience working with a volunteer that ended in a conflict.