Researchers found that deaf children who cannot make themselves understood within their family are four times more likely to have mental health disorders and more likely to suffer mistreatment at school than deaf children who can communicate with their family members, according to a report published in March 15th issue of The Lancett.
Deaf children four times more likely to be mistreated at school and have mental health issues
2016-11-10T10:12:17-04:00By Ollibean|Categories: Advocacy, Articles, General, Medical, Parenting|Tags: all disabilities, ASL, BSL, communication, deaf, Deaf and Hard of Hearing, discrimination, hearing impairment, mental health, mitochondrial disorders, rare or undiagnosed disorder, sign language, The Lancet|0 Comments
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