“70 schools include help for the deaf. Of the 11 deaf-only schools, nine use at least some Peruvian Sign Language; the other 2 are oral and only use Spanish.
Sign language used inside the school by hearing teachers is reportedly different from what the majority deaf community use. Even though the government tries to integrate deaf students into mainstream educational programs, deaf social gatherings keep LSP( Lenguaje de Señas Peruanas)
Two deaf villages, near Cusco and Iquitos, may have indigenous sign languages” (Parks and Parks 2010). – https://www.ethnologue.com/language/prl
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