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Listening Eyes, Speaking Hands: The Story of Deaf Education in New Zealand

People using sign language.
People playing sports in a field.

by Renata Hopkins

This article explores how attitudes to deafness have changed over time. The article includes a social history of the van Asch Deaf Education centre, which opened in 1880.

Series: School Journal Level 3 November 2018

Learning area: English, Social Sciences, Technology

Curriculum level: 3

Reading year level: 6

Category: Non-fiction

Related titles: Listed in TSM

Topics: change, cochlear implants, culturally Deaf, Deaf, deaf education, education, Gerrit van Asch, hearing aids, identity, New Zealand, Sign Language, oralism, Relay, sign language, Sumner School for the Deaf, technology, Total Communication (TC), van Asch Deaf Education Centre

In: School Journal Level 3 November 2018

Publication date: November 2018

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