ARGENTINA: What sign languages are used in Argentina?
Updated: Mar 14
This article can help you answer the following questions:
What additional sign language resources are there for Argentina?
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:
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:
Mini Class: https://intersign-university.thinkific.com/courses/mini-argentina
Large Course: https://intersign-university.thinkific.com/courses/argentina-course
InterSign University offers many international sign language courses. Check them out here:
What Deaf organizations are located in Argentina?
Confederación de Sordomudos de Argentina
Additional sign language resources for Argentina
Kinship terms in Argetine Sign Language
We will update this section as more information becomes available.