language-rights-deaf-children

Deaf children’s language rights

Goal:
1) Explain the importance of receiving accessible language before the age
of 5 years old and the consequences if that scenario does not happen.

2) Provide recommendation on how professionals can advise the parents of
deaf infants/children about the language and education choices they should
make, with practical advice on what they should do.

3) Explain why having a cochlear implant/hearing aid and learning a sign
language are not mutually exclusive choices.

4) Provide arguments on the inadvisability of waiting to see how well a
child performs with a cochlear implant or hearing aid before learning a
sign language.

more information at:
https://www.researchgate.net/project/Deaf-childrens-language-rights