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AFGHANISTAN: What sign languages are used in Afghanistan?




This article can help you answer the following questions:



 

Where is Afghanistan?



 


How many Deaf / Hard of Hearing people are in Afghanistan?


There are an estimated 1,284,600 Deaf and Hard of Hearing in the Afghanistan.



This percentage is a rough estimation: 3.3% of the general population. Lack of research make estimating these numbers difficult. The World Health Organization estimates 5% of the world population has significant hearing loss. Keep in mind that developing nations typically have a much higher number of Deaf and Hard of Hearing populations.



 


What sign languages are used in Afghanistan?


  • Jalalabad Sign Language or Afghan Sign Language




Written / spoken languages in Afghanistan:

  • Dari Persian

  • Pashto

  • Regional: Uzbek, Turkmen, Balochi, Pashayi, Hazaragi, Nuristani


 

How do you say Afghanistan in sign language?





 

Where can I learn Afghanistan sign languages online?


This language is not yet available. If you would like to learn this language, please request it here: https://www.intersignuniversity.com/languages



InterSign University offers many international sign language courses. Check them out here:

https://www.intersignuniversity.com/mini-classes



 


What Deaf organizations are located in Afghanistan?




 

Additional sign language resources for Afghanistan



We will update this section as more information becomes available.


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