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ARGENTINA: What sign languages are used in Argentina?

Updated: Mar 14, 2023




This article can help you answer the following questions:




 

Where is Argentina?




 


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


There are an estimated 1,491,400 Deaf and Hard of Hearing in the Argentina.




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 Argentina?


  • Lengua de Señas Argentina (LSA) or Argentine Sign Language

  • Córdoba Sign Language

    • Argentine Sign Language Dialect




Written / spoken languages in Argentina:

  • Spanish

  • Guarani

  • Quechua


 

How do you say Argentina in sign language?





 

Where can I learn Argentine Sign Language (LSA) online?



InterSign University offers online Argentine Sign Language (LSA) courses. Register here:






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



 


What Deaf organizations are located in Argentina?



cas@cas.org.ar

info@cas.org.ar

http://www.cas.org.ar

https://www.facebook.com/ConfederacionArgentinaDeSordos/



Source: Gallaudet

 

Additional sign language resources for Argentina






We will update this section as more information becomes available.

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