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ydwine [Deaf Schools]
languages:irish_sign_language_in_ireland [2020/09/08 10:38] (current)
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 ==== Language vitality according to: ==== ==== Language vitality according to: ====
-^ [[http://​www.unesco.org/​languages-atlas/​|UNESCO]] ​ ^ [[https://​www.ethnologue.com/​language/​isg/​|Ethnologue]] ​ ^ [[http://​www.endangeredlanguages.com/​|Endangered Languages]] ​ ^ [[https://​glottolog.org/​resource/​languoid/​id/​iris1235|Glottolog]] ^ +^ [[http://​www.unesco.org/​languages-atlas/​|UNESCO]] ​ ^ [[https://​www.ethnologue.com/​language/​isg/​|Ethnologue]] ​ ^ [[http://​www.endangeredlanguages.com/​|Endangered Languages]] ​ ^ [[https://​glottolog.org/​resource/​languoid/​id/​iris1235|Glottolog]] ​  ​
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 ==== Linguistic aspects: ===== ==== Linguistic aspects: =====
   * Classification:​ Sign Language → French Sign Language or Francosign Family (LSF). For more information,​ see [[http://​glottolog.org/​resource/​languoid/​id/​iris1235|Irish Sign Language at Glottolog]].   * Classification:​ Sign Language → French Sign Language or Francosign Family (LSF). For more information,​ see [[http://​glottolog.org/​resource/​languoid/​id/​iris1235|Irish Sign Language at Glottolog]].
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 ===== Education presence ===== ===== Education presence =====
  
-==== Deaf Schools ​====+==== Pre-school ​==== 
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 +There is one ISL pre-school:​ 
 +  * [[http://​midwestschoolforthedeaf.com/​index.html|The Mid-West School for the Hearing Impaired]], based in Limerick. 
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 +Other form of pre-school support is the [[languages:​irish_sign_language_in_ireland#​Support at home|Irish Sign Language (ISL) Tuition Scheme]]. 
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 +==== Primary and post-primary education ==== 
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 +=== Deaf schools === 
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 +In total, there are three Deaf schools in Ireland that offer primary and post-primary education.
  
 [[http://​www.cidp.ie/​about-cidp/​|The Catholic Institute for Deaf People (CIPD)]] is a non-profit organisation enabling services to the Deaf community. This organisation is associated with two Deaf schools in Cabra: [[http://​www.cidp.ie/​about-cidp/​|The Catholic Institute for Deaf People (CIPD)]] is a non-profit organisation enabling services to the Deaf community. This organisation is associated with two Deaf schools in Cabra:
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 In these three Deaf schools Irish Sign Language is prevalent and used throughout pre-school to secondary education. Next to Irish Sign Language they also learn English and the oral method is also used. The schools get subsidized by the Irish government. The children enrolled in these schools are likely to use Irish Sign Language outside school. ((Midwest School for the Deaf, [[http://​midwestschoolforthedeaf.com/​index.html| Midwest School for the Deaf]] (n.d.), [accessed 5 December 2017].)) ((St. Joseph'​s School for Deaf Boys [[http://​www.stjosephsboys.ie/​| St. Joseph'​s School for Deaf Boys]] (2017), [accessed 5 December 2017].)) ((St. Mary's School for Deaf Girls [[http://​www.stmarysdeafgirls.ie/​| St. Mary's School for Deaf Girls]] (2013), [accessed 5 December 2017].)) In these three Deaf schools Irish Sign Language is prevalent and used throughout pre-school to secondary education. Next to Irish Sign Language they also learn English and the oral method is also used. The schools get subsidized by the Irish government. The children enrolled in these schools are likely to use Irish Sign Language outside school. ((Midwest School for the Deaf, [[http://​midwestschoolforthedeaf.com/​index.html| Midwest School for the Deaf]] (n.d.), [accessed 5 December 2017].)) ((St. Joseph'​s School for Deaf Boys [[http://​www.stjosephsboys.ie/​| St. Joseph'​s School for Deaf Boys]] (2017), [accessed 5 December 2017].)) ((St. Mary's School for Deaf Girls [[http://​www.stmarysdeafgirls.ie/​| St. Mary's School for Deaf Girls]] (2013), [accessed 5 December 2017].))
  
-==== Mainstream Schools ====+=== Mainstream Schools === 
 Parents also have the option to send their children to a mainstream school. In any mainstream school, resources are provided based on the individual needs of the child. ((Deaf Education Centre, Parents also have the option to send their children to a mainstream school. In any mainstream school, resources are provided based on the individual needs of the child. ((Deaf Education Centre,
  ​[[http://​www.deafeducation.ie/​about/​deaf-education-in-ireland/​|Deaf Education in Ireland]] (n.d.), [accessed 5 December 2017].)) There are also mainstream schools where there are more classes or resources for Deaf or Hard of Hearing Children. ((National Council for Special Education, [[http://​ncse.ie/​special-classes| Special Classes]] (2015), [accessed 5 December 2017].)) In these situations, Irish Sign Language classes are limited and the amount differs per school.  ​[[http://​www.deafeducation.ie/​about/​deaf-education-in-ireland/​|Deaf Education in Ireland]] (n.d.), [accessed 5 December 2017].)) There are also mainstream schools where there are more classes or resources for Deaf or Hard of Hearing Children. ((National Council for Special Education, [[http://​ncse.ie/​special-classes| Special Classes]] (2015), [accessed 5 December 2017].)) In these situations, Irish Sign Language classes are limited and the amount differs per school.
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 ==== University Education ==== ==== University Education ====
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 === Organisations === === Organisations ===
-  * {[https://​www.irishdeafsociety.ie| Irish Deaf Society]]: offers free Irish Sign Language classes for deaf adults. They also offer paid classes. ​+  * [[https://​www.irishdeafsociety.ie| Irish Deaf Society]]: offers free Irish Sign Language classes for deaf adults. They also offer paid classes. ​
   * [[https://​www.irishdeaf.com/​| The Irish Deaf]]: offers paid Irish Sign Language Classes. ​   * [[https://​www.irishdeaf.com/​| The Irish Deaf]]: offers paid Irish Sign Language Classes. ​
   * [[http://​www.deafvillageireland.ie|Deaf Village Ireland]]: contains several Deaf organisations that offers a range of facilities including Irish Sign Language classes. ​   * [[http://​www.deafvillageireland.ie|Deaf Village Ireland]]: contains several Deaf organisations that offers a range of facilities including Irish Sign Language classes. ​
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   * [[http://​sharingthejourney.ie/​mobile/​|Sharing the Journey]] is a mobile app on which you can look up signs and learn Irish Sign Language.   * [[http://​sharingthejourney.ie/​mobile/​|Sharing the Journey]] is a mobile app on which you can look up signs and learn Irish Sign Language.
   * [[https://​play.google.com/​store/​apps/​details?​id=com.gmail.dohertkc.conciseisl|Concise Irish Sign Language]] is a concise Irish Sign Language video dictionary containing approximately 1000 signs.   * [[https://​play.google.com/​store/​apps/​details?​id=com.gmail.dohertkc.conciseisl|Concise Irish Sign Language]] is a concise Irish Sign Language video dictionary containing approximately 1000 signs.
 +  * [[https://​www.youtube.com/​playlist?​list=PL664417CC2E4E0AF9|Basic Sign Language Lessons]]: DITSgnLanguageSoc youtube channel with lessons in numbers, words, and basic phrases.
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