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ITALY: What sign languages are used in Italy?




This article can help you answer the following questions:



 

Where is Italy?




 


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


There are an estimated 1,993,200 Deaf and Hard of Hearing in the Italy.




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 Italy?


  • Lingua dei Segni Italiana (LIS)




Written / spoken languages in Italy:


 

How do you say Italy in sign language?




 

Where can I learn Italy 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 Italy?


Associazione Italiana degli Educatori dei Sordi (AIES)

Ente Nazionale Sordomuti (ENS)

Mason Perkins Deafness Fund



Source: Gallaudet

 

Additional sign language resources for Italy





We will update this section as more information becomes available.

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