Every language has a unique story, but Nicaraguan Sign Language is pretty special. A language emerging in the 80s amidst a revolution? In this episode of Language Stories, we're exploring the story of Nicaraguan Sign Language.
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- Oralism - Wikipedia
- Psychological Effects of Oralism - a study on the psychological effects of oralism
- Hammocks from Cafe de las Sonrisas - learn more about Tio Antonio, Cafe de las Sonrisas and treat yourself to one of their handmade hammocks if you fancy!
- Nicaraguan Sign Language Projects - learn more about the work James and his wife Judy do.
- Visual Dictionary - a dictionary for Nicaraguan Sign Language
- A Life Without Words - a documentary about bringing Nicaraguan Sign Language to rural communities.
- Sign: A Game About Being Understood - a silent game based on the emergence of Nicaraguan Sign Language.