Sign language: Life Skills Based Education for the hearing-impaired in Pakistan

A memorandum of understanding was signed to develop a sign-language curriculum called Life Skill Based Education (LSBE) for young hearing-impaired people that lack the necessary resources. It was signed by the Family Educational Services Foundation (FESF) and Rutgers Pakistan, said a press release.

The curriculum’s sign-language vocabulary will compromise of 500 words. Once the language is developed, it will be collaborated with FESF schools for deaf people. The language will also enable social workers to effectively interact with and convey LSBE lessons to young people.

Read the full story in the Express Tribune, 1 July 2014

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