|Name of the country/area||Afghanistan|
|Formal name of the country/area||Islamic Republic of Afghanistan|
|Country/area information||The World Factbook (CIA)|
Indigenous signs for "Afghanistan"
Dari (Afghan Persian)
Population of Deaf/deaf people
The population of the signers of Afghan Sign Language: 1,000 (2012). (Ethnologue web Edition)
Legal status of sign languages
Organizations and associations of the Deaf/deaf
Afghanistan National Association of the Deaf (WFD member)
Afghanistan National Association for Deaf in association with CRS. 5-minute promotional video for ANAD.
Institutes, associations and universities for sign language studies
Education for the Deaf
Deaf communities and cultures
Religious activities by the Deaf
Famous Deaf persons and hearing persons concerned with sign languages
Sign language dictionaries
Serve. 2001. Regional Sign Language Dictionary Second edition. Jalalabad.
Serve. 1995. Afghan Sign Language, Book One. Peshawar: SERVE.
Centre for Disability Service. 1991. Dari: Zaban Ishara [Sign Language.] Kabul: Centre for Disability Service.
Power, Justin. 2016. Handshapes in Afghan Sign Language: Evidence of contrast in a young sign language. Poster presentation at Theoretical Issues in Sign Language Research (TISLR12).
Power, Justin. 2016. Initialization In Afghan Sign Language: Iconicity And Arbitrariness In Complex Interaction. Oral presentation at Theoretical Issues in Sign Language Research Conference (TISLR 12).
Comprehensive Disabled Afghans' Project. 1999. National Workshop on Development of Afghan Sign Language: 8–10 February 1999. Peshawar.
Lee, Soo Choo. 1999. A Project for Deaf People in Afghanistan
History of sign language research
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