A New Paper Argues Early Sign Language Exposure is Essential for All Deaf

When deaf children are learning their first language, in many cases their parents are encouraged to focus on spoken language fluency if at all possible. However, a new academic article published in the June issue of Language argues for the necessity of teaching deaf children a sign language in their early years, even if they receive cochlear implants or other hearing aids.

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