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Sign Language in Deaf Education

Colin Allen, president of the World Federation of the Deaf, speaks about the importance of sign language in Deaf education.
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Colin Allen, the president of the World Federation of the Deaf (WFD), made a presentation at the 2015 World Congress in Deaf Education on the importance of sign language in Deaf education. In this presentation, he observes that sign language is still not used with Deaf students in many countries. He calls upon governments around the world to improve.

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