Analyses | Education and human resources | 2017-02-20 | Sing Tao

Sign language: Breaking the sound of silence

Most deaf students who attend mainstream schools currently have little chance of learning sign language. Besides, there is a limited supply of qualified sign language interpreters in Hong Kong – only around 50. What will life be like for the deaf if sign language disappears one day?

The full version of the commentary is in Chinese only.

Key points in English are listed on the right for reference.