Celebrating International Day of Sign Languages 2022
Posted on September 23, 2022 by Louise Howland
September 23rd is the International Day of Sign Languages it is a unique opportunity to support and protect the linguistic identity and cultural diversity of all deaf people and other sign language users. According to the World Federation of the Deaf, there are more than 70 million deaf people worldwide. More than 80% of them live in developing countries. Collectively, they use more than 300 different sign languages.
At ramsac we have a mission to promote diversity, we want everyone to have fair and equal access to challenging and rewarding careers. With help from our friends at SignHealth, we have created a video celebrating the International Day of Sign Languages 2022. Watch the Video here
SignHealth is a charity focussed on creating a world without barriers to good health and wellbeing for Deaf people. The passionate and caring Deaf-led team partner with the NHS and service providers across the country. SignHealth are one of the UK’s largest employers of Deaf people, and most hearing staff in their projects and services are fluent sign language users.
For more information visit World Federation of the deaf and SignHealth