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Reading skills of Deaf children who sign

A study in the Netherlands analyzed the reading skills of Deaf children who sign. Children with better signing skills had better reading skills.
Two students are sitting on top of their desks so that they can face each other. They are both looking toward the teacher who stands in between them. One child is moving his hands. A blackboard is on the wall behind the teacher.

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A study in the Netherlands analyzed the reading skills of Deaf children who sign. The children were all in a bilingual education program that taught written Dutch through the sign language of the Netherlands. The study found that students who had better signing skills also had better reading skills.

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