Sign Language researchers contribute towards the documentation of the cultural and linguistic heritage of elderly deaf people. Relevant goals of their research are also education and integration.
In the context of the Horizon2020 project SIGN-HUBRoland Pfau collaborates with De Gelderhorst a center for elderly deaf people in Ede. The societally relevant goal of the project is the documentation of the cultural and linguistic heritage of this population by means of semi-structured interviews.
Members of the research group maintain a Facebook page on which information related to sign language is posted.