Survey Report from the ECML project ProSign: Sign Languages for Professional Purposes (2012-2015

Authors Lorraine Leeson, Tobias Haug, C. Rathmann, Naomi Sheneman, Beppie van den Bogaerde
Publication date 2018
Type Report


Sign languages have been recognized as indigenous to Europe by the key European institutions. The European Parliament has passed resolutions on sign languages on three occasions (1988, 1998, 2016a). The Council of Europe’s (CoE) Parliamentary Assembly supported a resolution on sign languages in 2003 (Council of Europe, 2005), and the European Centre for Modern Languages (ECML; an organization established under the auspices of the CoE) has supported work on sign language teaching, learning and assessment (Leeson, Van den Bogaerde, Rathmann, & Haug, 2016

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