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Important for deaf children to learn sign language

Watch teachers and parents explain why they believe it is important for deaf children to learn sign language. Vea a los maestros y padres explicar por qué creen que es importante que los niños sordos aprendan el Lengua de Señas.
A young boy sits on the grass with his mother. The child and his mother are using sign language.

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Through Your Child's Eyes: American Sign Language (ASL) / A través de los ojos de tu hijo: con el Lengua de Señas estadounidenso

In English

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Watch teachers and parents explain why they believe it is important for deaf children to learn sign language. Parents describe their experience teaching sign language to their deaf children. Many of the teachers and parents in the video are hearing. Some of the teachers and parents are deaf.

The video has captions in both English and Spanish. You may need to hit the “CC” button to toggle the captions on or off. You may need to hit the “settings” button (looks like a gear) to toggle the captions between English or Spanish. Some of the teachers and parents speak in English, others use American Sign Language or Spanish.

En español

Vea a los maestros y padres explicar por qué creen que es importante que los niños sordos aprendan el Lengua de Señas. Los padres describen su experiencia en la enseñanza del Lengua de Señas a sus niños sordos. Muchos de los maestros y padres en el video están oyente. Algunos de los maestros y padres son sordos.

El video tiene subtítulos tanto en inglés como en español. Es posible que deba pulsar el botón “CC” para activar o desactivar los subtítulos. Es posible que tengas que presionar el botón “configuración” (parece un engranaje) para alternar los subtítulos entre inglés y español. Algunos de los maestros y padres hablan en inglés, otros usan Lengua de Señas americano o español.

Traducimos este texto del inglés al español a través de translate.google.com. Por favor, perdonen cualquier error.

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