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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:

  • Bengali

  • Bangali

  • Burmese

  • Chittagonian

  • Dhakaiya Kutti

  • Noakhailla

  • Rangpuri

  • Sylheti

  • Varendri


 

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:

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



 


What Deaf organizations are located in Bangladesh?


Bangladesh National Federation of the Deaf (BNFD)

https://www.bnfdbd.org/


Deaf Community Bangladesh


Sense International India

info@senseintindia.org

https://www.senseinternational.org.uk/what-we-do/where-we-work/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

sdsl.bangladesh@gmail.com



Source: Gallaudet

 

Additional sign language resources for Bangladesh







We will update this section as more information becomes available.

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