SIGNED LANGUAGE RIGHTS OF THE NIGERIAN DEAF CHILD

Over the years, deaf individuals have been linguistically and culturally marginalised due to the loss of sound which hearing loss brings – some from…


Beauty Beyond Speech, the Peril of African Deaf Girl Child: The Nigerian Case

Several articles (Nweze, 2013; Fullerton, 2013; Druchen, 2010; Eleweke, Agboola & Guteng, 2015; Asonye, Emma-Asonye & Edward, 2018; Asonye,…


S-DELI AND THE WORLD HEALTH DAY

By Paninga Muiliya Today is the World Health Day 2019 It’s 360o round the sun, and so much have happened. So many died, so many are in the hospital…


Now that the Disability Bill is Signed: Episode 2

In my first article on this matter, I tried to shed light on some of the realities that face a typical Nigerian deaf child, which I’m beginning to…


Now that Disability Right Bill is Signed

  As much accolade goes to President Muhammadu Buhari for signing into law the bill criminalizing the discrimination of people with disability in…


S-DELI outreach to school for the deaf in Port Harcourt 2

An Overview of Schools for the Deaf in Nigeria

Introduction This publication contains additional information to the initial publication that accompanies the school directory that was published a…


INDIGENOUS NIGERIAN SIGN LANGUAGE DOCUMENTATION PROJECT, ABUJA-KADUNA 2018

According to Nettle and Romaine in the article“Preserving Endangered Languages”, 90% of the world’s languages are expected to disappear in the next…


Factors that Sustain the Stigmatization of Deaf Children and Children with IDD in Nigeria

The International Conference on Disabilities in Africa (ICDA) has come and gone on the 28th of July 2018, in Abuja, Nigeria, but not without…


Deaf Association in Kaduna Supports the Documentation of Indigenous Nigerian Sign Language

Nigerian National Association for the Deaf (NNAD) Kaduna chapter, on Sunday, July 29th, 2018 declares her support for the indigenous Nigerian Sign…


Albuquerque Local Supporters Organize a Success Party for Emma Asonye, S-DELI

The emergence of Save the Deaf and Endangered Languages Initiative [S-DELI] as one of the partners of Global Giving in the June 2018 Accelerator…