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:
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:
What Deaf organizations are located in Iceland?
Additional sign language resources for Iceland
We will update this section as more information becomes available.