|Name of the country/area||Vietnam|
|Formal name of the country/area||Socialist Repnblic of Vietnam|
|Country/area information||The World Factbook (CIA)|
Indigenous signs for "Vietnam"
Sign of country name "Vietnam" (Data offered by Deaf informants in Vietnam; movie made by Japan Institute for Sign Language Studies)
Illustrations in the literature
"Vietnam" (In: Japanese Federation of the Deaf ed. Supervisor: Hedberg, Tomas. 2003. Country name-signs. Helsinki, Finland: World Federation of the Deaf. 11-12.)
Related sign languages:
Population of Deaf/deaf people
Legal status of sign languages
Organizations and associations of the Deaf/deaf
Hanoi Association of the Deaf (Hanoi Association of the Deaf - YouTube)
Centre for Supporting Education and Training for People with Disabilities (CDETPD has been involved in the sign language movement in Vietnam, established sign language training courses and developed training materials. They have also worked with teachers of the deaf to develop training curiculam and training programmes. The establishment of deaf clubs has also been an important part of their work with clubs established in Hanoi, Hai Phong and Thai Nguyen.)
Institutes, associations and universities for sign language studies
Education for the Deaf
Deaf communities and cultures
Religious activities by the Deaf
Life of Deaf
Famous Deaf persons and hearing persons concerned with sign languages
Sign language dictionaries
Nguyen, Hoa Thi. 2013. Using Deaf-Centered Projects to Improve Educational Opportunities for Deaf People: The Case of Viet Nam. Presentation at the International Conference on Sign Linguistics and Deaf Education in Asia, 2013, 30 January – 2 February 2013. The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Woodward, James, Nguyen Thi Hoa, Ngyuen Hoang Lam and Ngyuen Tran Thuy Tien. 2010. The Dong Nai project: A case study in deaf-centered bilingual education. Presentation at the Conference on Sign Linguistics and Deaf Education in Asia, 2010. (Hong Kong).
Woodward, James, Nguyen Thi Hoa and Nguyen tran Thuy Tien. 2004. Providing higher educational opportunities to deaf adults in Viet Nam through Vietnamese sign languages: 2000-2003. In : Deaf Worlds. 20: 232-263.
Saeda, Yutaka. 2004. My impressions through conversations with the Deaf in Ho Chi Minh. In: Sign Language Communication Studies (Japan Institute for Sign Language Studies, Japanese Federation of the Deaf) 53(2004.09) :24-30.
Nguyen, Mong Giang Dinh. 2004. Japan and Vietnam : Differences in sign language and culture : From a speech at the national congress of the Deaf in Yamanashi. In: Sign Language Communication Studies (Japan Institute for Sign Language Studies, Japanese Federation of the Deaf) 53(2004.09) :21-23
Osugi, Yutaka. 2004. The ongoing project on "Practical dictionaries of Asian-Pacific sign languages". In: Sign Language Communication Studies. (Japan Institute for Sign Language Studies, Japanese Federation of the Deaf) 53(2004.09):12-20. [Including information of Asia (general), Cambodia, Hong Kong, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam ]
Kato, Mihoko and Nobuyuki Honna. 2004. Deaf people and their sign language in Vietnam. In: Sign Language Communication Studies (Japan Institute for Sign Language Studies, Japanese Federation of the Deaf) 53(2004.09) :2-11
Ogura, Takeo. 2004. About this issue (Forword): Deaf people and their sign languages in Vietnam. In: Sign Language Communication Studies (Japan Institute for Sign Language Studies, Japanese Federation of the Deaf) 53(2004.09) :1
Woodward, James. 2003. Sign languages and Deaf identities in Thailand and Viet Nam. In: Monaghan, Leila, Constanze Schmaling, Karen Nakamura and Graham H. Turner eds. Many ways to be Deaf: International variation in Deaf communities. Washington, D.C.: Gallaudet University Press. 283-301. [Including information of Ban Khor Sign Language,Chiangmai Sign Language,Original Bangkok Sign Language ,Original Chiangmai Sign Language, Haiphong Sign Language,Hanoi Sign Language,Ho Chi Minh City Sign Language ]
Woodward, James. 2000. Sign languages and sign language families in Thailand and Viet Nam. In: Emmorey, Karen and Harlan Lane eds. The sign language revisited : An anthology in honor of Ursula Bellugi and Edward Klima. Mahwah, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Inc.23-47.
Woodward, James (Ratchasuda). 1998. Sign language and Deaf identities in Thailand and Vietnam. In: Sign Language Communication Studies (Japan Institute for Sign Language Studies, Japanese Federation of the Deaf) 27(1998.03) :57. (translated by Nakamura, Karen: in Japanese) [the report from the invited panel on sign language sociolinguistics at the 96th Annual Meeting of the America Anthropological Association. Washington DC. Nov.11-19 1997]
Woodward, James. 1997. Sign language varieties in Viet Nam. In: Paper presented at the First Australasian Deaf Studies Conference, National Institute of Deaf Studies, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia.
History of sign language research
Sign Languages in Asia: Vietnam (Data offered by Deaf informants in Vietnam; movies made by Japan Institute for Sign Language Studies)
|Asia (general)||Asia (general)|
|East Asia||China | Japan | Mongolia | North Korea | South Korea|
|Southeast Asia||Brunei | Cambodia | East Timor | Indonesia | Laos | Malaysia | Myanmar | Philippines | Singapore | Thailand | Vietnam|
|South Asia||Bangladesh | Bhutan | India | Maldives | Nepal | Pakistan | Sri Lanka|
|Areas and others||Hong Kong | Macau | Taiwan|