The argument for a Constitutional Right to Communication and Language

Autor/a: SIEGEL, Lawrence
Año: 2002
Editorial: Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education Nº 7 (2002) p. 258-66
Tipo de código: Copyright
Código: 2002
Soporte: Papel




The need for and right to communication and language is fundamental to the human condition. Without communication, an individual cannot become an effective and productive adult or an informed citizen in our democracy. The importance of communication and language for deaf and hard-of-hearing children is so basic as to be beyond debate.