|Name of the country/area||Iran|
|Formal name of the country/area||Islamic Republic of Iran|
|Country/area information||The World Factbook(CIA)|
Indigenous signs for "Iran"
Illustrations in the literature
"Iran" (In: Japanese Federation of the Deaf ed. Supervisor: Hedberg, Tomas. 2003. Country name-signs. Helsinki, Finland: World Federation of the Deaf. 84.)
Population of Deaf/deaf people
Legal status of sign languages
Organizations and associations of the Deaf/deaf
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
Islamic Republic of Iran Welfare Organization ed. 1989. Persian Sign Language collection for the deaf. Tehran? :Islamic Republic of Iran Welfare Organization, Education and Research Office, Rehabilitation Research Group.
Behmanesh, Abbas Ali. 2007. Iranian Deaf Culture. In : Goodstein, Harvey ed. The Deaf Way II Reader : Perspectives from the Second International Conference on Deaf Culture. Washington,DC: Gallaudet University Press. 193-198.
Ghahrman Rouzbeh. 2003. Deaf in Iran. Paper presented at the Conference of Deaf History International, held in Paris, 2003.
Ghahreman, Rouzbeh. 2002. The development of education and training of the deaf in Islamic countries: case study of Iran. M.A. thesis, Islamic Azad University, Iran. [in Persian]
Behmanesh, Abbas Ali. 2002. Deaf Way II Presentation : On Iranian Deaf Culture.
Akabarloo, N. and M. Ghadami. 2000. The study of psycho-educational variables affect[ing] educational achievement of included hearing impaired students in Iran -2001. In: Proceedings of 5th International Special Education Congress, University of Manchester, July 2000. (CD–Rom).
Hadadian, Azar. 1996. Beyond the National Boundaries : History of deaf education in Iran. In: Fischer, Renate and Tomas Vollhaber, with H. Zienert eds. Collage: works on international deaf history Hamburg : 117-124.
Islamic Republic of Iran Welfare Organisation ed. 1989. Persian Sign Language collection for the Deaf. Education & Research Office, Rehabilitation Research Group.
Sparhawk, Carol M. 1978. Contrastive-identificational features of Persian gesture. In: Semiotica v.24 no.1-2. 49-86.
Pashimi, A. R. 1976. The difference in incidence of deafness between offspring of paternal and maternal consanguineous matings in Iran, with its implications for deafness in the Third World. In: Crammatte, F. B. and A.B. Crammatte eds. Full Citizenship for All Deaf People. VII World Congress of the World Federation of the Deaf, Washington, DC, USA, July 31 - August 7, 1975. 165-166.
Sydenham, Roger. 1974. Visit to Iran. In : Hearing. 29: 172-174.
Phillott, D. C. 1907. A note on Sign-, Gesture-, Code-, and Secret-language, etc., amongst the Persians. In : Journal of Asiatic Society of Bengal III (9) 619-622.
Iran Welfare Organisation. Assistant of Rehabilitation Affairs. Deaf People Rehabilitation in Iran. Tehran.
History of sign language research
|Middle East (general)||Middle East (general)|
|Arabian Peninsula||Bahrain | Kuwait | Oman | Qatar | Saudi Arabia | UAE | Yemen|
|Levant||Israel | Jordan | Lebanon | Syria|
|Areas and others||Palestine|