How many sign languages do we have?
Some said 200, some said 400, some said 800
How many nations recognize sign language as an official language?
Not too many
How many nations put down deaf on their census?
In some nations deaf people need to identify themselves as deaf
But many deaf people refuse to do so
Who is deaf?
People that grew up as profoundly deaf and/or people that are late-deafened
Is World Federation of the Deaf accurate with their stats?
Hard to say because it is assumed only one percent of world population is deaf
How many deaf people use sign language?
And how many don’t!
Do statistics tell the truth?
Or do statistics lie!