Posts Tagged "sex and hearing impairment"

Sex Ed and Deaf Kids


Posted By on Dec 3, 2011

I became a sex educator between 9th and 10th grade, when I my summer job was to accompany a deaf girl around to her summer school classes. I took sign language lessons by videotape every morning and learned enough signs to supplement what she could understand by lip reading.  There were about 5 student pairs like ours in a program designed to integrate deaf kids into classes filled with kids with normal hearing. One weekend, the...

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