Sign Languages are for Everyone!

By Sadiku Olubusayo The month of September is a very special month for the deaf community. Around the world, the International Week of the Deaf is…


Causes of Hearing Loss in Children in Africa 1

By Sadiku Olubusayo O. Save the Deaf and Endangered Language Initiative (SDELI) Tonye is a happy 10-year-old boy. He was born at a primary health…


Accessibility and Communication in Healthcare Provision for the Deaf in Nigeria

Have you ever wondered how a person with impaired hearing fare health-wise? If and when they visit hospitals/healthcare facilities, how informed are…


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…


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…


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…