Filipino Sign Language - updates

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New law orders gov't, schools, media to use Filipino Sign Language

Nov 16, 2018 - 3:00 PM

Republic Act 11106 declares Filipino Sign Language as the national sign language of the deaf and the official sign language of government in all transactions involving the deaf

Deaf students say a short prayer in sign language before the start of their class during the opening of classes at the Philippine School for the Deaf in Pasay City on June 5, 2017. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Senate passes bill promoting Filipino sign language

Aug 28, 2018 - 7:39 PM

Senate Bill 1455 aims to establish FSL as the official language of the deaf community to 'promote their identity, expression, and communication'

How the deaf use social media for their advocacies

Sep 08, 2017 - 12:34 PM

The deaf community relies on social media platforms that allow for visual communication and use these to push for advocacies such as the passage of the Filipino Sign Language bill

SIGN LANGUAGE. Faculty members and students of DLS-CSB's School of Deaf Education and Applies Studies take part in the Social Good Summit 2015. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Cebu City pushes for the rights of deaf Filipinos

Aug 08, 2015 - 2:07 PM

Does your local government recognize the rights of persons with disabilities?

Perils of being a sign language interpreter in the PH

Jul 10, 2015 - 10:30 AM

Sign language interpreting is a back breaking job but is also one of the most noble professions in the world Without interpreters deaf persons would be disenfranchised