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ICELAND: What sign languages are used in Iceland?




This article can help you answer the following questions:



 

Where is Iceland?




 


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



There are an estimated 11,250 Deaf and Hard of Hearing in the Iceland.




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 Iceland?


  • Íslenskt táknmál (Icelandic Sign Language)




Written / spoken languages in Iceland:

  • Icelandic

  • English

  • Danish

  • Norwegian

  • Swedish


 

How do you say Iceland in sign language?




 

Where can I learn Icelandic 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:

https://intersign-university.thinkific.com/collections?category=courses



 


What Deaf organizations are located in Iceland?


Felag heyrnarlausra

The Icelandic Association of the Deaf



Source: Gallaudet

 

Additional sign language resources for Iceland





We will update this section as more information becomes available.

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