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Two organizations launched the #SignYourNameChallenge project to raise awareness about deafness and sign language rights in Rwanda.
Laura, a leader in the deaf community in Indonesia talks about an issue deaf teachers face.
Three scholars of Deaf culture offer insights into the U.S. Deaf community among people who use American Sign Language.
The Mill Neck Foundation awards grants to organizations striving to improve the lives of Deaf people worldwide. MNI trains organizations how to plan, manage and evaluate a project from beginning to end, from the initial request for funding until the final evaluation of their programming.
In its position statement, the Department of Education of California supports right to language access for deaf and hard of hearing children.
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.
Describes two case studies of assistive technology in education in Bangladesh and Tanzania and guides governments in how to help.
Two Deaf leaders from Vietnam, Huong and Linh, share what they know with two CBM staff members, Elizabeth Lockwood and Sian Tesni.
First, their parents fought for their communication access and an education. A generation later, a Deaf man and his wife have the same fight.
Read the story of Deaf student Kent Schaefer and his experiences with Deaf accessibility at the University of Alabama in the United States.
Deaf and deafblind trainers can use this toolkit to teach other deaf and deafblind people how to advocate for their right to a sign language interpreter.
This article describes research about deafness and communication skills in Mongolia and Nepal. It tells the stories of deaf children growing.
The author of this article explains how early intervention services can support families in learning sign language.
How an international organization encouraged Deaf people in Guinea, Georgia, and the Dominican Republic to participate in elections.
The authors of this article say that most codes of ethics for researchers do not address ethical issues for research with Deaf communities.
This 5-minute video from Human Rights Watch explains that educators for Deaf students can achieve a good education through sign language.
This manual provides guidance for policy makers on developing policy that will help ensure disability-inclusive ICT in education.
Explains how one library in the United States provides services to people with disabilities with examples of technology that can help.
The authors contributing to this anthology explore the role of deaf scholars in the field of Deaf Studies.
Clarissa from Macau talks about a problem we see worldwide – deaf people not having the chance to lead.
Frank Musukwa explains how Deaf organizations in Zambia advocated with local universities to ask them to enroll Deaf law students.
Use this manual to train women leaders with disabilities, including women who are deaf, hard of hearing, or deafblind.
This manual on sign language work explains strategies for doing successful sign language work and some of the issues to think about.
The Mask of Benevolence analyzes how medical, education, and other professionals often harm Deaf people even when they’re trying to help
Mexico has many laws important for Deaf people and people with disabilities. Learn more about Mexico laws for Deaf people.
Deaf organizations around the world including MNI partner organizations celebrate the International Week of the Deaf!
MNI staff visits the Nawalparasi Association of the Deaf in Nepal, South Asia, to observe and assist with their empowerment training workshop.
The president of the Philippines Federation of the Deaf explains the process for passing the Filipino Sign Language Act.
Sarah visited Ghana last year & worked with GNAD Youth. Watch the video to learn more!
Ayanda Ntukwana at Sign Language Education and Development (SLED) shares her experience in Deaf education in South Africa.
In Kenya, sign language is no longer just for Deaf children. They are trying sign language for everyone in 470 schools across the country.
Colin Allen, president of the World Federation of the Deaf, speaks about the importance of sign language in Deaf education.
Children with any disability are often out of school. But one project is teaching sign language to Deaf children and families in Vietnam.
Explains different types of hearing loss and different types of technology for Deaf and hard of hearing university students.
The Disability Data Portal shares data and statistics related to people with disabilities. These measure 16 indicators in 40 countries.
Disabled people (and Deaf people) can use this manual for training colleagues at your organization on disability human rights
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.