CHAD: What sign languages are used in Chad?
This article can help you answer the following questions:
Where is Chad?
How many Deaf / Hard of Hearing people are in Chad?
There are an estimated 542,000 Deaf and Hard of Hearing in the Chad.
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 Chad?
Chadian Sign Language (which is probably Nigerian Sign Language, a dialect of American Sign Language)
Written / spoken languages in Chad:
Modern Standard Arabic
How do you say Chad in sign language?
Where can I learn Chadian 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 Chad?
Chadian National Association of the Hearing Impaired (ANDAT) and
Additional sign language resources for Chad
We will update this section as more information becomes available.