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BAHRAIN: What sign languages are used in Bahrain?




This article can help you answer the following questions:



 

Where is Bahrain?




 


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


There are an estimated 56,150 Deaf and Hard of Hearing in the Bahrain.




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 Bahrain?


  • Bahraini Sign Language




Written / spoken languages in Bahrain:

  • Bahrani Arabic

  • Balochi

  • Persian

  • Urdu


 

How do you say Bahrain in sign language?





 

Where can I learn Bahraini 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 Bahrain?



Bahrain Deaf Society


Bahrain Deaf Sports Association


 

Additional sign language resources for Bahrain






We will update this section as more information becomes available.

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