What if sign language was compulsory in schools in the same way that English, science and maths are?

By: | Post date: 2016-10-18 | Comments: No Comments
Posted in categories: Linguistics, Other Languages

Then we’d be properly acknowledging sign language speakers as our fellow citizens. Hell, even exposure once in your schooling would help with that.

And I’d be able to borrow my deaf neighbours’ ladder without them them shooing me away because they assume I’m a salesperson. (It happened the once.)

Plus, a lot more parents would use sign language with their hearing babies, because they can’t wait until they develop the motor skills to speak.

Leave a Reply

  • Subscribe to Blog via Email

    Join 287 other subscribers

  • October 2017
    M T W T F S S
    « Sep    
     1
    2345678
    9101112131415
    16171819202122
    23242526272829
    3031  
%d bloggers like this: