10 Lessons from Nigerian Sign Language

10 Lessons from Nigerian Sign Language Every language is unique and beautiful – spoken or signed Every language is historically developed Every…


Many Ways to Define Nigerian Deaf

Many Ways to Define Nigerian Deaf Linguistically - Deaf in Nigeria are defined linguistically as a group of people that use manual or signed language…


Let's Discuss the Deaf and the Nigerian Sign Language

Let’s Discuss the Deaf and the Nigerian Sign Language For the past 3 years, I have been studying Deaf communities in Nigeria and their linguistic…


Deaf Girls in School

Stop Abuse of Deaf Girls Campaign

Stop Abuse of Deaf Girls Campaign Emma Asonye, PhD. A considerable amount of study has been given to the issue of Deaf girls abuse worldwide and a…


"Are Deaf People Really Aggressive?"

“Are Deaf People Aggressive?” I ran into this article with the above title on social media @saminterpreter. “So many hearing people have a wrong…


School for the Deaf Orodo

S-DELI Decries the Deplorable Condition of School for Deaf in Imo

Following the mandate of the Save the Deaf and Endangered Languages Initiative, the attention of well-meaning Imolites, the state government,…


Meet Nelson Igele, A Deaf student who is good at architectural designs

The Craft of Deaf Students at Kuje

That model was constructed by a deaf student with little or no training. Sara wants to become an artist, she has a flair for pottery, as we saw the…


Gloria Gabriel in a company of Dr Emma Asonye and Onyeka

Meet Gabriel, a Beautiful Deaf Student

I may not be able to change the world all by myself, but I can change the world of one person: with one person at a time, I can come close to…


Olga teaching craft making to deaf teachers and students

Olga Shares Her Experience: The Joy of Being with the Deaf Community

  One of the great features of our newly concluded outreach at Kuje and Orodo is the art and craft making training for the Deaf students.


Ann Swanson addressing the parents and teachers of the Deaf at Kuje, Abuja

"Don't push them, encourage them..." Ann Swanson

"Don't push them (students), encourage them..." Ann Swanson, delivering a talk and sharing her life experience with teachers at the UBE School for…