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CHS Global Partnerships Awards Four Research Grants

CHS Global Partnerships for Research & Innovation, a nonprofit organization and strategic global leader in the advancement of research and innovation that improves the quality of life for deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals, announced that it has awarded its first four research grants – totaling $400,000 - to institutions leading research that will break down barriers to participation for deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals and their families.

Study Revisits How Sign Language Affects Cognitive Development in Deaf Children

Researchers at the University of Connecticut are reexamining the debate as to whether deaf children should learn sign language to maximize their potential for optimal development. Previous research has shown that children born deaf frequently exhibit learning deficits. Yet, research has also found that deaf children exposed to sign language from birth develop language, cognition, and literacy on normal timetables.

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