A discussion elsewhere has made me aware that hearing parents of Deaf children are and have been discouraged from teaching their kids ASL (sign language), and that there is a political movement to counter that -- to assert that Deaf children have a right to language they can use to communicate with the Deaf community.
I just want to say that I support that movement.
for more background, read https://www.theatlantic.com/amp/article/278527/
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