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Should the government require parents to learn sign language if they have deaf child?
Forcing the issue would be less effective than encouraging/supporting it.
New Zealand had
getting the Pākehā (white) population learning te reo (Maori, native language). This was done through public engagement and offering free courses/incentives.
There are many other classes which give parents better skills, for example toddler first aid, and classes/clubs for child development, eg scouts/swimming lessons. These are all encouraged, not forced, and are successfully used in society.
Parents of deaf children should be educated on all communication options by a trained educator of the deaf and offered resources and ongoing support to make informed decisions about such a critical issue.
Laws and regulation would create funding and resources to more rapidly provide access to Sign Language.