Using Storytelling to Support the Education of Deaf Children: A Systematic Literature Review

  • Leandro Flórez AristizábalEmail author
  • Sandra Cano
  • César Collazos
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10290)


Education of deaf children has always been a challenge due to communication problems, that’s why different teaching and learning strategies must be taken into account in order to address language issues and make use of the visual input to overcome the loss of the auditory one. Storytelling is one of such strategies that’s been proven to be effective in teaching and learning processes of hearing children. Therefore, a systematic literature review was conducted to identify how this technique has been used in the education of deaf children and how could interactive storytelling engage children with learning processes in different areas of knowledge. A total of 623 studies were found in different databases but just 24 of them were selected for this review.


Storytelling Deaf Children Sign language Education Learning Systematic review 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Leandro Flórez Aristizábal
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Sandra Cano
    • 3
  • César Collazos
    • 1
  1. 1.IDIS GroupUniversity of CaucaPopayánColombia
  2. 2.GRINTIC GroupInstitución Universitaria Antonio José CamachoCaliColombia
  3. 3.LIDIS GroupUniversity of San BuenaventuraCaliColombia

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