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VideoJune 16, 2016

Helping Deaf Vietnamese Children Communicate through Sign Language

The JSDF Vietnam - Inter-Generational Deaf Education Outreach Project helped young deaf children to integrate into mainstream society, by piloting an innovative joint family and institution-based delivery system comprising screening, family support and preschool services. The JSDF project reached 5,204 direct beneficiaries. Key results include: 255 deaf children function well in families and well prepared for mainstream schools; 45 Grade 1 students learned sign language; 50 deaf adults trained to become mentors of deaf children.