The story of Indian sign language and deaf culture

Upadhyaya, Himanshu (2023) The story of Indian sign language and deaf culture. Seminar (767). pp. 60-62.

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IF one asks a teacher in preschool learning spaces in India, about the most usual story that is narrated to children, what is the most common answer? Will there be unanimity in the fact that the story of Thirsty Crow works just as well in many Indian languages, as it does in Indian Sign Language?1 Those who engage with early childhood care and learning would often stress upon the need to have a visually rich environment in these learning spaces, full of picture books and enthusiastic teachers who never give up a chance to bring out yet another story.

Item Type: Article
Authors: Upadhyaya, Himanshu
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Indian sign language, Sign language
Subjects: Language
Divisions: Azim Premji University > School of Development
Full Text Status: Public
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