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:
What Deaf organizations are located in Colombia?
Deaf Society of Bogota (Sociedad de Sordoes De Bogota)
Sense International (Latin America)
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.
Additional sign language resources for Colombia
We will update this section as more information becomes available.