ERIC Number: EJ669606
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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Deafness in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Kiyaga, Nassozi B.; Moores, Donald F.
American Annals of the Deaf, v148 n1 p18-24 Spr 2003
A review of deaf education in sub-Saharan Africa notes the role of missionaries, especially Andrew Foster who established 31 schools and introduced total communication; deaf education in Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda, and South Africa; the growing acceptance of sign language; and the role of international disability organizations, especially the World Federation of the Deaf. (Contains references.) (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: Africa