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Let's be honest . . .
d/Deaf experts encourage learning ASL to provide language access for your child,
but learning ASL isn't easy.
It may be difficult to learn a language that uses a completely different way to communicate, especially as adults.
Dr. Wyatte Hall, expert in language deprivation, explains
some barriers families may face when learning ASL:
However, failing to learn ASL and normalize your child's hearing loss can lead to feelings of disconnect from the rest of the family.
Molly's mom talks about Molly learning ASL, which has helped Molly in multiple ways:
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