Deaf Refugees

Information on the home page for refugees:

We are a nationwide network of various deaf associations and clubs at federal, state and local level and volunteers who collect barrier-free information especially for deaf refugees and provide contact persons.

Under the heading FAQ there is general information such as applications, authorities, advice, interpreting requests and communicative

Under the heading “interpreters you will find the list of contact points and contact persons.

Under Home page there is a list of contact points that support sign language.

On Instagram at @deafrefugees_de we post and share videos and updates in sign languages. Follow us there if you want to be kept up to date!

Deaf and on the run?
Arriving in countries of asylum is particularly difficult for deaf refugees, since in Germany they are distributed according to the Königsstein key. However, deaf people only have limited offers in their language, the respective sign language. Even “barrier-free” advice or offers are not available everywhere. Therefore, it is important not to separate and isolate the deaf refugees, but to tie them together in one place. Among hearing refugees they would be on their own.

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