Linguist Adam Schembri from Latrobe University has co-edited a new book about the Sociolinguistics of Sign Languages in deaf communities. Here is a description of the book, from the publisher’s page (Cambridge University Press): How do people use sign languages in different situations around the world? How are sign languages distributed globally? What happens when they […]
SIL’s new sign language app, called SooSL Here is a link to an article about exciting new developments for sign language apps. This was published on the SIL website and describes two new apps produced by the Asia Pacific Sign Language Development Association. One of them is ViBi Player, which plays the sign translated portions of the […]
In September 2014 we were proud to present the Iltyem-iltyem project at the WANALA Conference in Broome. We presented two workshops called: Iltyem-iltyem ‘Central Australian Sign Language’: using video and the web to present Sign Language. Presented by: April Pengart Campbell, Clarrie Kemarr Long and Margaret Carew In this workshop, participants learned how Anmatyerr people use […]
Rdaka-rdaka ‘Sign language’ is an important part of communication at Willowra.
The day has arrived, and it’s time to launch iltyem-iltyem. The website is now ready for public view, and contains over 400 clips of sign language material from Central Australia. We hope that this website will support Indigenous people in Central Australia to maintain, teach and learn their sign languages. We hope that the website […]
The iltyem-iltyem project is progressing well. We are almost ready to publicly launch the website, which now includes over 400 sign language clips. The project held a meeting this week at Ti Tree with the pilot team and everyone agreed to make all their clips available to the public. This means that people interested in […]