Australian children denied Auslan access losing out on ‘basic human right’, experts say

Doctors believed hours of auditory therapy a week and a cochlear implant would allow Oliver to learn to hear and speak.   “We were told by the majority of our specialists we couldn’t sign with him because it would affect his ability to listen with his ears,” said Mrs Robertson.

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Topics:
Accessibility, Access, Inclusion, Human Rights, Social Justice, Case Studies

Author:
Rachel Clayton

Source:
ABC News

Date published:
Fri 25th Jun, 2021