|Name of the country/area||Syria|
|Formal name of the country/area||Syrian Arab Republic|
|Country/area information||The World Factbook (CIA)|
Indigenous signs for "Syria"
Illustrations in the literature
"Syria" (In: Japanese Federation of the Deaf ed. Supervisor: Hedberg, Tomas. 2003. Country name-signs. Helsinki, Finland: World Federation of the Deaf. 86.)
Population of Deaf/deaf people
Legal status of sign languages
Organizations and associations of the Deaf/deaf
- Syrian Federation of Deaf and Mute Welfare Societies (WFD member, data in 2002, cited from "Signs of country names" (Japanese edition, Japan Institute for Sign Language Studies ed. 2002. Tokyo: Japanese Federation of the 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
Scalenghe, Sara. 2005. The Deaf in Ottoman Syria, 16th - 18th centuries. In : Arab Studies Journal. 13 (1) 10-25.
Moustgaard, Raija. 1994. World Federation of the Deaf Manual on how to run an organization of the deaf. Helsinki: WFD. 182.
Taahan K. 1979. Language, speech and personality. In: International Symposium, April 17-21, 1978, Leipzig, GDR. Speech and Development of the personality of the Deaf. Papers. 72-76.
Toubbeh, J., S. Soliman and J. Yates. 1976. Communication for hearing–handicapped people in the Arab world. In: Oyer, Herbert J. ed. Communication for the Hearing Handicapped. An international perspective. Baltimore:Univ. Park Press. 395–419. ( Including Tunisia, Egypt, Lebanon, Syria and UAE.
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|