Expert international volunteer worker Kirk Van Gilder talks about the importance of fostering local sign language and leadership rather than imposing your own sign language.
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Mill Neck International offers a collection of stories made by people around the world. Explore an array of International Development topics such as Deaf people pushed for change in their country, how Deaf people succeeded in their business, volunteering experiences, Lessons Learned!
Deaf organizations around the world including MNI partner organizations celebrate the International Week of the Deaf!
Pamela Molina has seen change and progress for Deaf people in Chile. In particular, she sees hope for Deaf women in Chile. Watch her story.
Ayanda Ntukwana at Sign Language Education and Development (SLED) shares her experience in Deaf education in South Africa.
Typically when you travel to another country with different norms than yours, you learn lessons the hard way.
Laura, a leader in the deaf community in Indonesia talks about an issue deaf teachers face.
Meet national and regional youth leaders in Ghana. Two are experienced national leaders, two are newly elected leaders in the Central region.
Thusar and Babloo talks about accessibility for deaf people in India
Mongolian Deaf leader Dulamsuren Jigjid shares her story of how she became an empowered Deaf woman leader. She is advancing disability rights in Mongolia.
Asociación Sordos Limón describes the lives of Deaf Afro-Costa Ricans and compares them to the habitants of the capital city — San José.