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Should the government require parents to learn sign language if they have deaf child?
Deaf children should focus on speech skills instead of learning sign language.
The overwhelming majority of people does not know any sign language, so this would enable deaf people to interact with society better.
Language access should be the number one priority. Learning sign language does not hinder deaf children's ability to learn speech skills at a later time.
Deaf children forced to rely on a system they cannot fully access are at risk of