Discovering Deaf Leadership in Developing Countries

A session at 51st Biennial National Association of the Deaf (NAD) Conference

  • David Justice

Wednesday 4th July, 2012

8:30am to 10:00am (CST)

Over 200 million Deaf people in developing countries have no access to education, and are often misrepresented by those who don’t understand the Deaf experience. This presentation will focus on five years of research identifying the challenges and successes of local Deaf leaders in Nepal, Kenya, Cambodia and many other developing countries. In addition, the presenters will share their collaborative approach to building local capacity by providing organizational development training directly in sign language. When Deaf leaders are more effective, they can create societies where Deaf people are afforded human rights and equal access to education and employment.

Track: International Issues
Type: Presentation
RID CEU: .15

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David Justice
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Davin Searls

Discovering Deaf Worlds is dedicated to advancing the self-determination of signing Deaf communities through local capacity building in developing countries. bio from Twitter

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Time 8:30am10:00am CST

Date Wed 4th July 2012

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