There are many Deaf communities all over the world. Each Deaf community has its own sign language and culture. The issues confronting Deaf communities around the world vary from country to country. This is dependent on the resources the countries have for Deaf and hard-of-hearing people as well as the kind of barriers they have to confront.
Click on the links below to get a glimpse of what is happening to Deaf people in developing and developed countries. There is also information on past and current development projects.