Costa Rica

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Basic information

Name of National Sign Language Costa Rican Sign Language (LESCO)
Local Name of National Sign Language Lengua de Señas Costarricense
How many people use LESCO? Information is not available.
Do exist descriptions of LESCO? Some grammar papers, a comprehensive grammar study and three dictionaries available.
Are there schools for the deaf in the country? 2, first established in 1940 ()
Bilingual education for the deaf available? Yes
Are there deaf associations? Some, first established in 1974 ()
Are there certified sign language interpreters? Yes
UN-Convention and its Protocol signed and ratified? Yes


Education

NameEstablishedPupilsBiligual
LESCO Learners School (Costa Rica)201525true


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