Learning the sign language at home

International Week of the Deaf celebrations kicks off at Lautoka Special School yesterday. Picture: FELIX CHAUDHARY

EVERY parent and family member of a deaf person should learn sign language.

This was the message shared by Lautoka Special School teacher Rahul Kumaran during the opening of International Week of the Deaf yesterday.

“There are a lot of parents of deaf children who don’t want to learn sign language and don’t want their hearing impaired children or their siblings learn sign language because they are ashamed,” he said.

“We have to go out into the community and change that mindset.”

Read the full report in today’s edition of The Sunday Times.


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