sign language

Plea in apex court for sign language interpreters at PM, CM briefings

Of the total disabled population, 7.5% is speech impaired and 5.8% suffers from hearing impairment, according to the 2011 Census. 

published on : 4th May 2022

SC sends notice to Centre, states on plea seeking directions for dactylology on official press meets

The plea filed by a disability rights activist M Karpagam that the national census 2011 estimates that, nearly 2.1 per cent of the population in India is disabled.

published on : 3rd May 2022

Special educators to get sign language training 

“The sign language training will enable special educators to interact in a better way with children who are mute and hearing impaired.

published on : 22nd April 2022

All ears, for good signs

At a time when mental health has become as important as ever, a counsellor in Irinjalakuda is striving to make the lives of hearing-impaired easier

published on : 6th March 2022

Hyderabad NGO translates Preamble to sign language, embraces inclusivity

The central idea behind the initiative was not just to celebrate the nation’s glorious past, but also to envision a future where all its citizens are equally represented. 

published on : 27th January 2022

NISH develops uniform sign language in Malayalam for hearing impaired

Comprehending Malayalam words through lip movement and hand gestures has posed difficulties for hearing impaired people and has often led to miscommunication.

published on : 30th September 2021

Signing a new language

Currently, there are only 325 certified sign language interpreters listed by the Indian Sign Language Research and Training Centre.

published on : 23rd September 2021

Calicut University launches massive open online course in sign language for the hearing-impaired

The course titled 'Forms of business organisation' is available on the Swayam portal, a platform initiated by the Centre that facilitates hosting different courses. 

published on : 12th August 2021