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Without Sign Language, Deaf People Are Not Equal

Expand The names of the months in French and sign language are depicted inside a classroom for deaf students in Leveque, a community where a group of deaf people relocated after the 2010 earthquake in Cabaret, Haiti, April 17. 2016. © 2016 AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery We often take for granted our ability to interact with others in our own language. But significant barriers to communicating in sign language are depriving many deaf people of enjoying even these basic interactions. More than 70 million deaf people around the world use sign languages to communicate. Sign language allows them to…

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