Empowering the Deaf in Education
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Supporting the use of bilingualism in ASL and English in deaf education.
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Deaf Canada News: Does Vancouver Coastal Health know how to ...

Deaf Canada News: Does Vancouver Coastal Health know how to ... | Empowering the Deaf in Education | Scoop.it
It appears to me that there is a stark lack of your understanding of the nature of Deaf culture and also that of cross-cultural issues between the hearing majority and the Deaf minority. I have known Mr.
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Deaf Culture - Unspoken Adoption

Deaf Culture - Unspoken Adoption | Empowering the Deaf in Education | Scoop.it
Learn more about the Deaf culture, common misconceptions, and how you can become more informed about it as well.

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It is important that people understand, the Deaf community are a cultural and linguistic minority in the population. Calling a Deaf person 'impaired' is a slight and an insult to the person.

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10 Reasons Why Being Bilingual Is Better For Your Brain

10 Reasons Why Being Bilingual Is Better For Your Brain | Empowering the Deaf in Education | Scoop.it
Not just socially useful, you will basically become smarter in every way.
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Jump in Seals of Biliteracy Awarded - Year 2014 (CA Dept of Education)

State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson Reports Jump in Number of Students Earning Seal of Biliteracy.
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Biliteracy in American Sign Language/English for high school students.. A step forward.

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