News headlines in the UK’s print and online media, present deaf children as ‘failing to learn’ at local mainstream schools. Deaf education is multi-faceted, so let’s unpack a few points. Different Outcomes For Children Born In The UK After 2006 Detection Age Impacts Literacy Skills Recently, a survey of 129 oral and signing deaf children
In 2012, the US-based Massachusetts Hearing Aids for Children Coalition (MassHACC) founded in 2009, had a bill passed into law, to offset the cost of digital hearing-aids to families with children who have hearing issues. Their debating point was that: Children who do not receive early intervention [for deafness] cost schools an additional $420,000 [each] and face overall
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