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INDONESIA: What sign languages are used in Indonesia?




This article can help you answer the following questions:



 

Where is Indonesia?




 


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



There are an estimated 9,026,200 Deaf and Hard of Hearing in the Indonesia.




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 Indonesia?





There are more than 700 written and spoken languages in Indonesia.


 

How do you say Indonesia in sign language?




 

Where can I learn Indonesian 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 Indonesia?


Indonesian Association for the Welfare of the Deaf (IAWD)

Sehjira Deaf Foundation



Source: Gallaudet

 

Additional sign language resources for Indonesia





We will update this section as more information becomes available.

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