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Republic of Turkey Services for Deaf People. Presented by Mary Essex April 29, 2005. Marmara Earthquake. North Anatolian Fault Zone (NAFZ) 3:01 AM on August 17, 1999 7.4 on the Richter scale Estimated 17,000 people killed This brought me to work in Turkey August 2001 . Why Turkey
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Republic of TurkeyServices for Deaf PeoplePresented by Mary EssexApril 29, 2005Marmara Earthquake
  • North Anatolian Fault Zone (NAFZ)
  • 3:01 AM on August 17, 1999
  • 7.4 on the Richter scale
  • Estimated 17,000 people killed
  • This brought me to work in Turkey August 2001
  • Why TurkeyProfile of TurkeyProfile of Deaf People GoT Administration of DisabilitiesHealthEducationLaborTelecommunicationsTelevisionOrganizationsLanguage/HistoryIntroductionMy Host familyBordering Countries
  • Greece
  • Bulgaria
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Georgia
  • Armenia
  • Syria
  • 1923 - 1st President: Mustafa K. Attaturk
  • Calendar
  • Friday vs. Sunday
  • Alphabet changed
  • Latin Characters from Arabic
  • 30 letters
  • c sounds like j
  • ş ç ğ ü ı ö
  • No q or w
  • Statistics
  • 81 Provinces – Population 70 Million
  • Capital
  • Ankara
  • Largest City
  • Istanbul – Population 12 Million
  • Constantinople
  • Byzantium Empire
  • Ottoman Empire
  • Country ProfilesTurkey
  • 268,601 square miles
  • Texas
  • Population
  • 65.5 Million
  • Illiteracy
  • Male - 6.5%
  • Female – 24.5%
  • Unemployment11%USA
  • 301.380 square miles
  • All States and Territories
  • Population
  • 280.6 Million
  • Illiteracy
  • Male – 3.0%
  • Female – 3.0%
  • Unemployment5.8%Human Development Index (HDI)
  • Based on 175 countries.
  • In 2003, Turkey, ranks 96th,
  • representing a 11 steps decline from 2002 as 85th.
  • DeafHearing ImpairedHearing DisabledDeaf Mute (Silent)Sağır İşitme Engellilerİşitme Özürlüler Sağır ve Dilsiz Sağır ve SessizTerminologyGovernment of Turkey
  • Rights of Person with Disabilities are protected by Legislation.
  • Administration of Disabilities
  • Established 1997
  • State Institute of Statistics
  • 1st Disability Survey 2002
  • Proportion of Disabilities
  • 12.29% Disabled
  • .37% Deaf
  • .60% Blind
  • .38% Speech
  • .48% Intellectual
  • 1.25% Physical
  • 9.70% Chronic
  • Type of Hearing Loss
  • 259,000
  • .37% of Total Population
  • 32.45% Deaf (80,046)
  • 18.96% Total loss 1 ear /mild other
  • 24.90% Mild both ears
  • 16.59% One ear is Deaf
  • 2.28% Other
  • 4.83% Unknown
  • Causes of Hearing Loss
  • Congenital
  • 24.59%
  • Subsequental
  • 78.80%
  • Unknown
  • 3.61%
  • Congenital
  • Congenital
  • 24.59%
  • Genetic
  • 19.74%
  • Don’t Know
  • 54.99%
  • Susequental
  • Subsequental
  • 78.80%
  • Accident
  • Medical
  • Illness
  • Malnutrition
  • Other
  • DK
  • Gender and Deaf
  • 259,000
  • .37% of Total Population
  • Females
  • .33%
  • Males
  • .41%
  • Other Stats
  • Marriage rates, Literacy, Social SecurityDeaf and Ages
  • 259,000
  • .37% of Total Population
  • 0-9 27,429
  • 10-19 35,748
  • 20-29 39,823
  • 30-39 36,647
  • 40-49 27,592
  • 50-59 20,820
  • 60-69 26,996
  • 70+ 37,613
  • Lack of visual warning systems in public placesUnsupportive community Insufficient services provided by the StateUnaffordable appropriate assistive deviceNot benefiting from Educational Facilities Inability to overcome daily living problems Not able to use communication devices Not able to benefit from visual broadcasting38.60%38.19%57.76%52.83%33.01%35.22%38.00%28.55%Reported Difficulties
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