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IRAN: What sign languages are used in Iran?




This article can help you answer the following questions:



 

Where is Iran?




 


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


There are an estimated 2,771,700 Deaf and Hard of Hearing in the Iran.




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 Iran?





Written / spoken languages in Iran:

  • Persian

  • Azerbaijani

  • Khalaj

  • Qashqai

  • Turkmen

  • Kurdish

  • Gilaki

  • Mazandarani

  • Luri

  • Arabic

  • Balochi

  • Tati

  • Talysh

  • Armenian

  • Georgian

  • Neo-Aramaic

  • Circassian


 

How do you say Iran in sign language?




 

Where can I learn Iranian 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 Iran?


Maragheh Center of the Deaf

Marand Center of the Deaf

Mazardaran Center of the Deaf

Tonekabon Center of the Deaf



Source: Gallaudet

 

Additional sign language resources for Iran





We will update this section as more information becomes available.

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