Deaf cultures and Sign Languages of the world: Yemen (اليمن)

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

Yemenite flag David Bar-TzurYemenite flag

map of Yemen

Flag: World flag database.
Map: Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection.

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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 and social services Deaf culture Deaf education & youth اليمني لغة الأشارة (Yemeni Sign Language) dictionaries

Deaf and social services

Government action on disability policy: A global survey, Part II - Government replies as country profiles, Yemen.

Deaf culture

Chamass, M. (1998, September). Sewing is seeing: The success-story of Alaf, a deaf seamstress in Yemen.

World Deaf directory - Yemen.

Deaf education & youth

DeafTODAY. (2004, June 10). The intellectual terror for deaf and dumb. According to the complaint, Mr. Ahmed Al-Wajeeh, Director of the Education Office, and Mr. Aiban Al-Maktary randomly merged the two schools without taking into consideration to the educational levels of the students, leading to occurrences of problems that were totally dismissed and ignored.

Mittler, P. International experience in including children with disabilities in ordinary schools. This paper was originally prepared for a meeting organised by UNICEF to stimulate discussion on the possibilities of inclusion in Tunisia. It was written in response to a request to provide examples of countries where inclusive policies were being implemented. Most of the examples refer to countries in the Middle East or North Africa or to other French or Arabic speaking countries.

اليمني لغة الأشارة (Yemeni Sign Language) dictionaries

Bar-Tzur, D. Indigenous signs for cities: Yemen.