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Child Development in Mainstream School

Learn about child development in mainstream school and how this impacts language and academic skills for Deaf students.
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This article talks about child development in mainstream school. It describes the situation of Deaf children in mainstream schools and how this impacts language and academic skills. The article also reviews what research says about linguistic development among Deaf students. The author suggests that the sign language interpreter who works with the Deaf child should also be their educator.

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