Limited contact between the first British Sign Language communities created dialects that are still in use today.
A New Zealand theatre company stages plays that blend spoken and sign language, giving audiences a chance to experience Deaf culture and identity.
The latest proposed cuts to deaf education services just fuel the deaf community's mistrust of the 'hearing' authorities that wield the axe.
Three Oscar-nominated films prominently featured characters using sign languages. It's an important contribution to recognising Deaf culture and identity.
Yes, sign language has grammar – and it goes way beyond what you do with your hands.
Effective communication in sign language between health workers and deaf patients enhances the provision of safe and effective health care.