Aaron Wong is calling for recognition of sign language in schools to help children with hearing disabilities. Photo: Winson Wong

Don’t silence sign language: call for dying medium to be revived and used as teaching tool for deaf in Hong Kong

  • Some 155,000 people in city have hearing disabilities, but only about 5 per cent of them know sign language, which has been sidelined in education
  • Experts argue medium can be used in various therapies and improve learning abilities of deaf or hearing-impaired students
Topic |   Hong Kong schools

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Aaron Wong is calling for recognition of sign language in schools to help children with hearing disabilities. Photo: Winson Wong
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