An Exception to the Rule. A Deaf Professional’s Journey from Tanzania . Personal Background. Deafness background Late deafness and its “positive” impact Education attained in Tanzania No interpreters No support system Attitude and taboos Education attained in the U.S.
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A Deaf Professional’s Journey from Tanzania
Challenge: How to make available information accessible to the deaf people?
Challenge: How to influence decision-makers to be aware of deaf and disabled issues
when planning for HIV/AIDS training and support?
No mention of disability issues
Source: World Bank (http://siteresources.worldbank.org/TANZANIAEXTN/Resources/10.htm and
NB: This is just the beginning. More work and support is needed
if the deaf Community is to be uplifted to the economic,
social and technological level of the mainstream