GHANA: What sign languages are used in Ghana?
Updated: Mar 14
This article can help you answer the following questions:
What additional sign language resources are there for Ghana?
Where is Ghana?
How many Deaf / Hard of Hearing people are in Ghana?
There are an estimated 1,025,400 Deaf and Hard of Hearing in the Ghana.
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 Ghana?
American Sign Language dialect
Written / spoken languages in Ghana:
How do you say Ghana in sign language?
Where can I learn Ghanaian Sign Language online?
InterSign University offers online Ghanaian Sign Language courses. Register here:
Mini Class: https://intersign-university.thinkific.com/courses/mini-ghana
Large Course: https://intersign-university.thinkific.com/courses/ghana-course
What Deaf village is located in Ghana?
Adamorobe Deaf Village, Ghana
What Deaf organizations are located in Ghana?
Additional sign language resources for Ghana
We will update this section as more information becomes available.