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. If it is followed by this icon: Sign Language icon, it is in the sign language of that country. If a globe is followed by this hands icon, there is an animated text in 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).