INDIA: What sign languages are used in India?
Updated: Apr 21
This article can help you answer the following questions:
What additional sign language resources are there for India?
Where is India?
How many Deaf / Hard of Hearing people are in India?
There are an estimated 45,540,000 Deaf and Hard of Hearing in the India.
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 India?
Indian Sign Language
Bangalore-Madras Sign Language
Bombay Sign Language
Calcutta Sign Language
Delhi Sign Language
North West Frontier Province Sign Language
Punjab/Sindh Sign Language
ALTERNATIVE SIGN LANGUAGE:
Hindu Dance Gesture Language
Written / spoken languages in India:
How do you say India in sign language?
Where can I learn Indian Sign Language online?
InterSign University offers online Indian Sign Language courses. Register here:
Mini Class: https://intersign-university.thinkific.com/courses/mini-india
Large Course: https://intersign-university.thinkific.com/courses/india-course
CEU Course: https://intersign-university.thinkific.com/courses/india-course-ceu
1-on-1 Tutoring: https://intersign-university.thinkific.com/courses/deepu-tutoring
What Deaf village is located in India?
Alipur Deaf Village, India
What Deaf organizations are located in India?
Additional sign language resources for India
We will update this section as more information becomes available.