ESWATINI: What sign languages are used in Eswatini [Swaziland]?
This article can help you answer the following questions:
Where is Eswatini [Swaziland]?
How many Deaf / Hard of Hearing people are in Eswatini [Swaziland]?
There are an estimated 38,280 Deaf and Hard of Hearing in the Eswatini [Swaziland].
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 Eswatini [Swaziland]?
Swazi Sign Language
Written / spoken languages in Eswatini:
How do you say Eswatini [Swaziland] in sign language?
Where can I learn Swazi 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 Eswatini [Swaziland]?
The Swaziland National Association of the Deaf (SNAD)
Additional sign language resources for Eswatini [Swaziland]
Deafness in Swaziland by Denise Lynn Buchner
We will update this section as more information becomes available.