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ARMENIA: What sign languages are used in Armenia?




This article can help you answer the following questions:



 

Where is Armenia?




 


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


There are an estimated 97,780 Deaf and Hard of Hearing in the Armenia.




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 Armenia?


  • Armenian Sign Language

  • Caucasian Sign Language (indigenous sign language used by hearing women in mourning)




Written / spoken languages in Armenia:

  • Eastern Armenian

  • Western Armenian

  • Assyrian

  • Greek

  • Russian

  • Kurdish

  • Kurmanji


 

How do you say Armenia in sign language?





 

Where can I learn Armenian Sign Language online?


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





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

https://intersign-university.thinkific.com/collections?category=courses



 


What Deaf organizations are located in Armenia?



Armenian Deaf Society Central Governing Board of the Deaf Society

armdeafsociety@mail.ru


"Havat” NGO Public organization of Hard-Hearing Children’s Mothers


Kamk ev Korov NGO of Young Disabled

markamk@yahoo.com

http://ngokamk-korov.am.iatp.net/

Description: Promotes the integration of young disabled youth into society and to create the conditions for their spiritual and cultural development and active participation in public life.



Source: Gallaudet

 

Additional sign language resources for Armenia






We will update this section as more information becomes available.

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