BHUTAN: What sign languages are used in Bhutan?
This article can help you answer the following questions:
Where is Bhutan?
How many Deaf / Hard of Hearing people are in Bhutan?
There are an estimated 25,460 Deaf and Hard of Hearing in the Bhutan.
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 Bhutan?
Bhutanese Sign Language
Chöke (Classical Tibetan)
How do you say Bhutan in sign language?
Where can I learn Bhutanese 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 Bhutan?
Additional sign language resources for Bhutan
We will update this section as more information becomes available.