International Week of   Deaf People

By: The Tiny Activist

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Deaf culture is rich and location-specific. Learn more about this International celebration in the next slides. 


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Each day of the week has a theme, like Sign Languages in education & intersectionality within the Deaf community.

41 countries have formally recognized signed languages!  See the list below.


Language deprivation is a systemic issue for d/Deaf infants when signed languages aren't introduced immediately. 

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There is a long history of activism and organizing within the Deaf community!

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Chinese is widely known as one of the world’s most difficult languages, but what about Chinese Sign Language?

If you want to learn or brush up on your sign language, check out these resources!

Check out these books that include sign language

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