Danish Sign LanguagePrint
5,000 in Denmark (2007).
Also in Greenland.
Used in all 6 state primary schools for the deaf. Interpreters are required in court, and may be used at important public events, in job training, social services, and mental health programs. Instruction provided for parents of deaf children and other hearing people. National sign language committee, and an organization for sign language teachers. Signed Danish is distinct, but used in communication with some hearing people.
The first school began in 1807.