Patrick Speaks – A Powerful Video

Patrick Otema, 15 was born profoundly deaf. In the remote area of Uganda where he lives there are no schools for deaf children, and he has never had a conversation. Raymond Okkelo, a sign language teacher, hopes to change all this and offer Patrick a way out of the...

Sign Language Use for Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Hearing Babies: The Evidence Supports It

Tiara V. Malloy wrote an exciting document that provides a clear argument favoring the use of sign language with all children regardless of their hearing status.  This argument is based on three basic points: Early language learning experiences affect other areas of...