Deaf Children

family2The following information covers a wide range of statistics and research findings that apply to deaf children:

  • 1 child in every 1,000 births are born without the capacity to hear
  • 90% of all deaf children are born to parents who have the capacity to fully hear
  • The majority of deaf children do not begin learning any form of language until they begin school when they turn 5 or 6-years-old
  • Deaf children of hearing adults often times display delays in their language development and their social development

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