Icelandic Sign Language

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A language of Iceland

Language Status

5 (Developing).

Typology

Finger-spelling system.

Language Development
TV. Dictionary.
Other Comments

Until 1910 Icelandic deaf people were sent to school in Denmark. Based on Danish Sign Language [dsl], it has changed and developed since then. Signed interpretation provided for college students. Instruction for parents of deaf children. Committee on national sign language.