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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?

Source: Gallaudet


Additional sign language resources for Argentina

We will update this section as more information becomes available.


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