Deaf cultures and Sign Languages of the world: Latin America (Iberoamérica)

(See also Resources for working with Deafblind people - Web sites.)

Created 10 April 2000, links updated monthly with the help of LinkAlarm.

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map of South America

Flags: World flag database.
Map: Virtual Tourist.

For a quick, interesting resource for facts about this and other countries,
try Mystic Planet - The New Age directory of Planet Earth.

Note: A flag next to a link shows what language the website is in. If it is followed by this icon: (video camera: This links to a video), it is a video in that spoken language. A flag followed by Sign Language iconmeans it is in the sign language of that country. globe (international icon)Sign Language iconmeans there is International Gesture.

Books on deafness Deaf and social services Deafblind Deaf culture Deaf sports & recreation

Books on deafness

Patiño, L.M, Oviedo, A. y B. Gerner de García (eds.) (2001). El estilo sordo: ensayos sobre comunidades y culturas de las personas Sordas en Iberoamérica. Cali: Universidad del Valle, 222 págs. ISBN 958-670-177-8

Deaf and social services

ecuadordeaf. (2007, October 21). Deaf South America emphasis.American flagSign Language iconIMB wants to partner with SBCD to reach the Deaf in South America in 2008-2009.


Deaf culture

World Deaf directory - South America.

Deaf sports & recreation

stained glass ballPANAMDES - Organización Deportiva Panamericana de Sordos (Pan American Deaf Sports Organization).