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Should the government require parents to learn sign language if they have deaf child?
The government should require parents to learn sign language if they have a deaf child.
Language access at an early age is vital to make sure that the child is not behind developmentally.
is used for hearing babies to communicate at an early age, deaf children should have the same access.
Sign language is the native language of deaf people, and comes with a cultural identity outside of the language. Deaf children need access to that.
Deaf children should focus on speech skills instead of learning sign language.
After governments solve issues of crime and foreign invasion, then they can pretend to have the luxury to care about deaf children.
Parents may not have the resources to learn sign language.
Forcing the issue would be less effective than encouraging/supporting it.
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