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Maartje De Meulder
engaged deaf academic | language policy scholar | phenomenal woman | mom | friendly troublemaker | co-editor of
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Maartje De Meulder retweeted
Dr Robert Adam 4h
An unusual opening ceremony, 137 countries, lots of sponsor messages, messages from , a heteronormative love story, some burlesque dancing, more male than female deaf interpreters, messages from UN & UNESCO is open
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Maartje De Meulder retweeted
Dr Robert Adam 5h
The Liisa Kauppinen Human Rights Award was established in 2006 in tribute to the first deaf woman President. Awardees must meet a criteria incl promotion of sign languages, leadership, work with associations, etc . This year the winner is.... Colin James Allen AM
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Maartje De Meulder 5h
Where are the children?
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Dr Robert Adam 5h
Congratulations Colin Allen AM on his appointment as professor at the in Rochester, New York, USA. Your students will benefit greatly from your wisdom and knowledge. Proud of you CJA
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Maartje De Meulder 5h
It is the first time I see this many sponsor talks at a WFD opening ceremony, and interesting a lot of the sponsors are linked to “access” and quite a few to speech recognition
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Maartje De Meulder 6h
Mark Berry and president of emphasizes sign language rights for all must include deaf young people. They are the future WFD needs and they have to be even more involved in future conferences!
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Drisana 6h
Benjamin Pick, a Deaf employee of google who is a platinum sponsor of the World Federation of the Deaf Congress! Lovely seeing you again Ben!
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Anne Hidalgo 6h
Je suis très heureuse d’accueillir à la 18e édition du Congrès Mondial des Sourds. La Langue des Signes Française est une langue à part entière et je souhaite que sa reconnaissance soit inscrite dans la Constitution.
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Hilde Haualand, PhD 6h
Nice to see mayor of talking about increasing access for deaf citizens in Paris at the opening of , where she also talks about the need for language-concordant services in , not only services via interpreters.
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Hilde Haualand, PhD 6h
Replying to @mdemeulder
And Norwegian. The Nordic welfare states in action…
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Maartje De Meulder 6h
Replying to @ASLresearch
I think this is key!
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Maartje De Meulder 7h
Replying to @mdemeulder
There are probably more!
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Maartje De Meulder 7h
From where I can see, spotting Finnish, Danish, German, Dutch, and Swedish (?) SL interpreters in the room, deaf and hearing
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Colin Allen AM 7h
Anne Hidalgo, the Mayor of Paris, welcomes us to her city.
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Maartje De Meulder 7h
Anne Hidalgo mayor of Paris opened her speech in LSF and expressed a commitment to have LSF in the French constitution
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Maartje De Meulder 7h
2.400 participants at coming from 130 countries!
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Maartje De Meulder 7h
Opening the Congress! All the country sign names in LSF
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Maartje De Meulder 13h
Looking forward to this talk later today!
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Maartje De Meulder Jul 22
Massive congratulations to for becoming the new WFD president! Looking forward to continue working with you! And thank you to former Colin Allen for your service 🙏🏻
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Maartje De Meulder Jul 22
Yes that might be possible.
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