Full Inclusion with Sign Language!

  #InternationalWeekoftheDeaf2017 The theme ‘Full Inclusion with Sign Language!’ highlights that full inclusion is possible when sign language is recognised and used widely within the society. Without the recognition, utilisation and promotion of sign language, the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the recently adopted 2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Goals will not be fully achieved for deaf people. You can support … Read More »

Panama Declaration

At the closing of the ELATIS III Conference in Panama City, the Panama Declaration was presented. The text is at this time available in Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese and English. Whereas there is no signed IS version available yet, we believe members will be interested in this document. Thank you to all who worked on and support this declaration. Panama Declaration … Read More »

WASLI Newsletter no 4 2017

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2015 Conference Proceedings

WASLI 2015 Conference Proceedings – get your copy! The WASLI Board and the Conference Proceeding editors, Isabelle Heyerick and Suzanne Ehrlich, proudly present the proceedings of the 2015 WASLI conference.   More Information: White Papers pdf Purchase Information … Read More »

Open Letter on behalf of Marjan Davari

Open Letter on behalf of Marjan Davari:  Read Letter pdf … Read More »

afsli 2017

  The African Federation of Sign Language Interpreters in partnership with the World Association of Sign Language Interpreters is asking for your help in realizing the dream of hosting the first African continental conference for the Deaf and Interpreting communities. The conference “Sign Language Interpreting and Deaf Rights in Africa” is scheduled to be held March 13th-17th in Abuja, Nigeria. The conference will bring together researchers in the field of sign language interpretation, … Read More »