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Somaliland Disability Movement. The Broad aim of the SDM Somaliland Disability Movement in Somaliand is to: improve the social status, rights and quality of life of disabled people in Somali society. [Webmaster: click on "People who are Deaf > deaf sign language".]
NDCS. Fatima and Saynab Hargeisa, Somaliland. In Somaliland, some people strongly believe that, if you have a child with a disability, it is a curse from God. If your child is disabled, it is because you have done something wrong and God is punishing you. For that reason many parents decide to keep their disabled child at home. They hide their child to avoid others seeing that they have a disabled child.
IPRT. Hargeisa School for the Deaf.
(2001, September 12-13). An EENET meeting to discuss Deaf issues in the South. Scroll down to "Somaliland".
Shettle, A. (2004, Spring). Deaf Children with Additional Disabilities in Developing Countries, Somaliland.
Somaliland Times. (2006, June 1). Annalena Tonelli School Of The Deaf And The Blind Faces Bleak Future. The Annalena Tonelli School of the Deaf and the Blind faces uncertain future after an Italian organization decided to stop its financial support to the school. No explanation was given for Comitata's decision to suspend its assistance.