Providencia Sign LanguagePrint
19 (Washabaugh 1986). Known by most people on the island including 19 born deaf out of 2,500 to 3,000 population (Washabaugh 1986).
San Andrés y Providencia; island off Nicaraguan coast.
8b (Nearly extinct).
Not exposed to other sign languages. East differs from west with some variation between villages.
High deaf population probably caused by in-breeding. Deaf fairly well integrated into daily activities.