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COLOMBIA: What sign languages are used in Colombia?




This article can help you answer the following questions:



 

Where is Colombia?




 


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


There are an estimated 1,679,100 Deaf and Hard of Hearing in the Colombia.




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 Colombia?


  • Lengua de Señas Colombiana (LSC)

  • Lenguaje Manual Colombiáno or Colombian Sign Language

  • Providence Island Sign Language




Written / spoken languages in Colombia:


 

How do you say Colombia in sign language?





 

Where can I learn Colombian 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 Colombia?



Deaf Society of Bogota (Sociedad de Sordoes De Bogota)

sordebog50@hotmail.com


Federación Nacional de Sordos de Colombia (FENASCOL)

direcciontecnica@fenascol.org.co

http://www.fenascol.org.co


Sense International (Latin America)

fvaldizan@senseintperu.org

Description: Sense International works with deafblind people in developing countries so they can communicate, connect, interact, and flourish. Its Latin America branch works in Bolivia, Colombia, and Peru.



Source: Gallaudet

 

Additional sign language resources for Colombia





We will update this section as more information becomes available.

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