An interactive corpus of sign language words, a smartphone app, and a literacy outreach program for deaf children and their families
Señas y Sonrisas (Signs and Smiles)
Assistive Technology, Software/Apps
Sign On For Literacy Prize
Reading Skill Targeted
Pre-Reading, Reading Environment
Up to $250,000
National Deaf Association of Nicaragua (ANSNIC – Estelí) and four deaf primary school teachers
An app offering resources for hearing families with deaf children, including a dictionary of Nicaraguan Sign Language.
Blogs and Media
Research and Resources
- All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development announces five semi-finalists of the Sign On For Literacy prize. (Press release for deafblind or those with low vision).
- All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development announces five semi-finalists of the Sign On for Literacy prize. (Press release in International Sign).
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