Sabanci Foundation: ICT Practices from Turkey for persons with hearing impairments

  • Duration 58 Min.
  • Video Language en

Three speakers will present ICT tools developed for people with hearing impairments. (1) Association of People with Hearing Impairment of Turkey developed an app with bilingual children stories in Turkish and Turkish Sign Language in cooperation with Gallaudet University. (2) Talking Hands works for equal opportunities in education for hearing impaired/deaf people through videos they publish. (3) Dem Association focuses on forming dialogue fields between social oppositions, and takes functional communication between hearing impaired people and hearing people as a first step.

Nevgul Bilsel Safkan, Sabanci Foundation, Turkey
Ayse Damla Iseri Sunman, Dem Association, Turkey
Pelin Baykan, Talking Hands, Turkey
Samet Demirtas, Association of People with Hearing Impairment of Turkey, Turkey

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