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Sign Language

A sign language (also signed language) is a language which chiefly uses manual communication to convey meaning.

Sign language teachers might introduce sign language to deaf students or teach hearing students who is learning sign language as a second language. 

Career Options

  • 1. Professional sign language instructor 2. Teacher in Public and private schools 3. Language interpreter in big companies 4. Sign Language Instructors

Educational Qualifications

  • •Minimum qualification 10+2 required •Bachelor's degree required to teach in a public or private school •Licensure is required to teach in public schools

Personal Skills

  • •Instructional and communication skills •Patience •Ability to use computer-based training software • Database user interface and query software •Device drivers or system software •Voice recognition software

Courses to be pursued

  • Bachelor Degree in sign language includes • Second language teaching • ASL teaching theory and methods • Linguistics and evaluation • Deaf culture Master degree in sign language includes • Master's degree for teaching at the college level

Top Colleges

  • Rehabilitation council of India B-22 Qutab Institutional Area, Delhi, Delhi-110016 011-26532816, 26534287 rehabstd@nde.vsnl.net.in
  • Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University Coimbatore Campus, SRKV Post, Periyanaickenpalayam, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu – 641020, India Ph- (+91) 422 269 7529-30; (+91) 8489902617 www.vivekanandauniversity-cbe.org

Working Conditions

Teachers in public or private schools, work in school hours and generally have a two-month break during summer months. They also must be able to work well with children and adolescents.

Top Companies

  • Jubilant FoodWorks www.jubilantfoodworks.com
  • IBM India www.ibm.com
  • Ernst & Young www.ey.com

Successful Persons

T.K.M.Sandeep

T.K.M.Sandeep has more than two decades of experience in leading and managing the organization for improving education and awareness. He is an inspiring speaker, mentor to the deaf young people. He founded DEF to achieve barrier free communication for the deaf by providing skills training to the deaf people. His area of expertise is leadership skills and uplifting deaf community in India.

Ms. Ramya Miryala

Ms.Ramya Miryala comes with 13 years of relevant experience in liaisoning with donors, project implementing and Sign language Interpreting. She handled in various roles as Director of PR and Operations, Management, Project Manager, Sign language Interpreter and Trainer.

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