Rappler's latest stories on Filipino Sign Language
The training aims to equip health workers with the tools to communicate with patients who have hearing impairment
Republic Act 11106 declares Filipino Sign Language as the national sign language of the deaf and the official sign language of government in all transactions involving the deaf
Senate Bill 1455 aims to establish FSL as the official language of the deaf community to 'promote their identity, expression, and communication'
The deaf community relies on social media platforms that allow for visual communication and use these to push for advocacies such as the passage of the Filipino Sign Language bill
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Sign language interpreting is a back breaking job but is also one of the most noble professions in the world Without interpreters deaf persons would be disenfranchised