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What is the WFD Charter?
The WFD Charter on Sign Language Rights for All is a document that outlines key principles that signatories agree to support.
Who can sign the WFD Charter?
Signatories to the Charter can be individual persons, organizations or government entities. Anyone and everyone is welcome and encouraged to sign the WFD Charter.
Why sign the WFD Charter?
In signing the Charter, you can demonstrate your support for the rights of deaf people to realize their full human rights through the use of sign languages.
The Barbados Council for the Disabled helps persons with various disabilities from all walks of life, be they resident or visitors to our island.
We provide accessible transportation, braille translation, beach wheelchairs, sign language interpreters, property assessments and much more with the aim of creating a barrier free environment.
If your child has a Learn Disability, the sooner you know, the sooner you can get your child help. Your child can succeed in school, work, and relationships. Children with LDs may have trouble with one or more of the following skills: reading, writing, listening, speaking, reasoning, and math. The most common type of LD is a reading disorder.