Deaf cultures and Sign Languages of the world: Dominican Republic (República Dominicana)

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

Dominican flag David Bar-TzurDominican flag

map of Dominican Republic

Flag: World flag database.
Map: - "search" for country, then "Digital Map Graphics"). OR
Map: Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection.

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

Note: Flag next to a link shows what language the website is in. This is sometimes obvious by what country the link is for or the fact that the title is in English. If I feel it may be ambiguous, I have tried to clarify by using a flag. This is done so that people can read sites in the language of their choice. If a flag is followed by this icon: Sign Language icon, there is an animated text in that country's sign language or signs are illustrated. If a globe is followed by this icon, there is an animated text in International Gesture: globe: globe (international icon))Sign Language icon

Deaf culture Deaf education & youth Organizations Religion & Deafness

Deaf culture

Ansordo. Mensajes, Calendario, Pictures, Documents, V´┐Żnculos.

Deaf education & youth

ryanprouty. (2007, October 31). Voice for the Deaf - School Today.

Lengua de signos dominicana (Dominican Sign Language)

Dominican Sign Language: A language of Dominican Republic.

-->International bibliography of sign language. --> Click on "D", then on "Dominican Sign Language".

YouTube - Mawua's Videos.Dominican flagSign Language icon


Centro Alternativo Experimental del Sordo (CAES). Contact information only.

World Federation of the Deaf membership information: Asociación Nacional de Sordos de la Republica Dominicana. Contact info only.

Religion & Deafness

Deaf Missions. (2007, May 11). Worship song.Dominican flagSign Language icon Lina signing worship song Easter week 2007 in the Dominican Republic at the Deaf church in Santiago.

ryanprouty. (2007, October 31). Voice for the Deaf, Dominican Republic.American flagSign Language iconPeggy Blevins, of Voice For the Deaf leads a school in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic to help kids learn sign language and to help spread the Word of Christ.

Voice for the Deaf is a mission to Deaf Hispanics, founded by the Rev. Robert Bell, a Baptist minister and missionary, over 20 years ago. Both Deaf and hearing volunteers of VFD have worked side by side all over South America and the Caribbean to bring the good news of Jesus to Deaf people who have never had access to it before.