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ICTs and minorities: Deaf students no longer excluded from IT
ICTs and minorities: Deaf students no longer excluded from IT 16 July 2009 Lourdes Pietrosemoli

There aren’t that many options for the deaf in Venezuela, and those who do have full time employment often find it difficult to take time off for other activities like professional courses. But the Cisco Networking Academy found a way to train four men and two women who can not hear, on IT Essentials. This course, an initiative by APC member EsLaRed, was given in Venezuelan sign language and was a great success – not only to those who gained the new skills, but also to the project creator...

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