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DOMINICA: What sign languages are used in Dominica?

This article can help you answer the following questions:


Where is Dominica?


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

There are an estimated 2,300 Deaf and Hard of Hearing in the Dominica.

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 Dominica?

  • American Sign Language

Written / spoken languages in Dominica:

  • English

  • Antillean Creole


How do you say Dominica in sign language?


Where can I learn Dominican Sign Language online?

This language is not yet available. If you would like to learn this language, please request it here:

InterSign University offers many international sign language courses. Check them out here:


What Deaf organizations are located in Dominica?


Additional sign language resources for Dominica

We will update this section as more information becomes available.


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