U.S. group helps build Afghan school for students who cannot hear

06/23/2010 | Google

Mountain2Mountain, a Colorado nonprofit group, is working with the Afghan National Association for the Deaf to build a school for children with hearing impairments in Afghanistan. The planned school would serve up to 1,000 children in grades K-12 and would include a training program for educators in methods for teaching students with hearing impairments, many of whom currently have few educational opportunities. The Afghan group involved in the project is also working to develop a sign language based on international sign language and spoken Afghan dialects.

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