Polish Sign LanguagePrint
L1 users: 38,000 (2014 IMB). 50,000 signers (2014 EUD).
Various regional dialects.
Vigorous. Primary schools for deaf children since 1817. Committee for the unification of Polish Sign Language. Interpreters required in court, provided for some college students and in important public events. All ages. Also use Polish [pol].
Instruction for parents of deaf children at the Institute for the Deaf in Warsaw. Many sign language classes for hearing people. Polish Association of the Deaf founded 1946. Section for sign linguistics at the University of Warsaw. Association of Polish Sign Language Interpreters. Christian.