BANGLADESH: What sign languages are used in Bangladesh?
This article can help you answer the following questions:
Where is Bangladesh?
How many Deaf / Hard of Hearing people are in Bangladesh?
There are an estimated 5,434,700 Deaf and Hard of Hearing in the Bangladesh.
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 Bangladesh?
Bangla Sign Language
Bengali Sign Language (BdSL)
Indian Sign Language
Written / spoken languages in Bangladesh:
How do you say Bangladesh in sign language?
Where can I learn Bangla 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:
What Deaf organizations are located in Bangladesh?
Description: Sense International works with deafblind people in developing countries so they can communicate, connect, interact, and flourish.
Society of the Deaf and Sign Language Users
Additional sign language resources for Bangladesh
We will update this section as more information becomes available.