Deaf cultures and Sign Languages of the world: Scandinavia

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

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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.

Deaf culture Deaf education & youth Deaf sports & recreation Sign languages of Scandinavia

Deaf culture

stained glass ballThe Nordic Culture Network.

Deaf education & youth

Scandinavian Deaf Education Policies.

Deaf sports & recreation

Mesch, U. When things happened - A chronicle of ninety years. There is good reason to celebrate and look back with pride on great achievements in Scandinavian and Baltic [Deaf] sports.

Sign languages of Scandinavia

Ethnologue: Sweden. Scroll down to "SCANDINAVIAN PIDGIN SIGN LANGUAGE".

Signs of the times - 05 June 1999 - New Scientist. You also have to remember that we are three different countries, with three different languages. I find it difficult to believe that there is such a thing as a "Scandinavian Sign Language". Scandinavian Pidgin Sign Language