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Making Classrooms Accessible for Deaf Students

A project in Ontario, Canada, helped public schools make classrooms accessible for Deaf students and hard of hearing students.
Logo for the Canadian Hearing Society shows its acronyms according to both its English name (CHS) and its French name (Societe Canadienne de L'ouie, SCO). At the bottom is its slogan in both English and French, "Proudly serving Deaf and Hard of Hearing communities; Fiere de servir les communautes des sourds et malentendants"

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A project in Ontario, Canada, helped make classrooms accessible for Deaf students and hard of hearing students. Some Deaf and hard of hearing students use spoken language while others use sign language. The project helped both speaking and signing Deaf and hard of hearing students access the classroom curriculum. Some Deaf and hard of hearing students grow up learning spoken and/or sign language naturally within their family. Others do not learn any spoken or sign language until they are older. The project helped both groups of students.

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