HAITI: What sign languages are used in Haiti?
This article can help you answer the following questions:
What additional sign language resources are there for Haiti?
Where is Haiti?
How many Deaf / Hard of Hearing people are in Haiti?
There are an estimated 375,000 Deaf and Hard of Hearing in the Haiti.
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 Haiti?
Written / spoken languages in Haiti:
How do you say Haiti in sign language?
Where can I learn Haitian 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 Haiti?
Haitian Christian Center for the Deaf (HCCD)
St. Vincent’s Center for Handicapped Children, Port-au-Prince
Centre Des Enfants Handicapes (PAZAPA)
Additional sign language resources for Haiti
We will update this section as more information becomes available.