Kilham, Christine Helen
Until comparatively recently, many authorities considered that all deaf people
should learn to communicate by acquiring speech through visual means. The heavy
emphasis on lipreading, speech training and amplification which formerly characterised
deaf children's education was an expression of this view. However it is now accepted that
deaf people can communicate in many different ways, not all of which are related to
speech. Beginning with Stokoe's investigations in America in the 1960s,...[Show more]
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