News tagged with sign language

A window on how language develops

Linguists have long debated what aspects of language are transmitted through culture and what aspects must be hard-wired into our brains. But it's impossible to take away the culture and study language development ...

Mar 28, 2014
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Mental health problems twice as prevalent in deaf people

A Review in this week's Lancet says that mental health problems are about twice as prevalent in deaf people compared with the general population, and also reports disparities in access to and quality of mental health care f ...

Mar 15, 2012
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