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Mother Learns American Sign Language Alongside Her Deaf Son

By October 14, 2020August 3rd, 2023Perspective, Resource Type, Resources, Videos

Jen Foundas learned her son William was deaf when he was 6 weeks old. As he has grown over the last five years, she, too, is studying American Sign Language. And the Foundas family aren’t alone. According to the National Institutes of Health, more than 90 percent of deaf children are born to hearing parents.