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Communication Tips

Read this section to learn how to communicate better with people with all kinds of hearing.

Read this section for tips about communicating with your child or other people who are deaf or hard of hearing.
If you are deaf, read about things you can do to communicate better with hearing people:

Communicate with your baby
Even before your baby knows what "mama" means, you can talk to him. Read this page to find out how to communicate through your eyes, instead of your ears.

Communicate with your child
Read this page to learn how to get your child communicating with your family.


Communicate with someone who is deaf or hard of hearing
Read this page to learn how to communicate with deaf people.
Even if you don't know sign language!

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