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Language Deprivation Syndrome Lecture

By October 14, 2020February 15th, 2024Academic, Resources, YouTube

The single greatest risk faced by Deaf people is inadequate exposure to a usable first language. Dr. Gulati reviews recent research which validates the anatomical basis and time course of the critical period for first language acquisition, and which shows the risks to the development of empathetic abilities among children who are language-deprived.