One initiative helped service providers learn basic Kenyan Sign Language to communicate with Deaf women experiencing gender-based violence.
When a child is born deaf, decisions can be overwhelming. The authors give guidance on how pediatricians can advise parents of deaf babies.
According to research, all children benefit from sign language. Babies who are deaf or hard of hearing benefit. And so do hearing babies.
Read the evidence: Why health professionals should advise parents to use sign language with their deaf children–even with cochlear implants.