Adamorobe Sign LanguagePrint
L1 users: 41 (Kusters 2012). Many of the approximately 3,500 hearing people in Adamorobe village also use Adamorobe Sign Language, to varying degrees of proficiency (Nyst 2007, Kusters 2012).
Eastern region: Akuapim South municipal district, Adamorobe village.
In past years, incidence of deafness was as high as 11% in 1961, but it has dropped drastically, to about 1% in 2012, due to a local law enacted in 1975 forbidding deaf people to marry each other (Kusters 2012).