Every Year, the International Day of Sign Languages is celebrated globally on 23 September to create awareness about the importance of understanding sign language for the rights of deaf people. The International Day of Sign Languages is an initiative by the World Federation of the Deaf (WFD). There aim behind starting this day was the growth and development of deaf individuals. Let us tell you more briefly about International Day of Sign Languages, its 2021 Theme, History, Significance, Activities and More.
The first International Day of Sign Languages on 23 September 2018. This year the world is celebrating the 4th International Day of Sign Languages. The day is observed as a part of the International week of the Deaf. International week of the Deaf has started on 19 September and will end on 26 September. The first International of the deaf was celebrated in 1958.
As per recent data, 466 million people have hearing problems all over the world. The day has great importance for all of them.
International Day of Sign Languages 2021 Theme
The theme of International Day of Sign Languages 2021 is “We Sign For Human Rights,”.
5 Motivational Quotes for International Day of Sign Languages
“The issue isn’t that the deaf doesn’t hear but its that the world chooses to ignore. This sign language day let’s learn how to communicate better”
“Learning sign languages isn’t just learning various sign for very similar things, however learning another approach to consider things”
“It is my expectation that we will all love and learn our excellent sign language as the noblest blessing God has given to hard of hearing individuals”
Sign language is the noblest gift God has given to deaf people. – George Veditz