[lg policy] [Edling] Kenya: Deaf need equal access to education

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at GMAIL.COM
Thu Sep 22 14:43:40 UTC 2011

Forwarded From:  edling at lists.sis.utsa.edu

The deaf need equal access to education, Kenya told

Kenya on Monday joined the rest of the world in marking the
International Deaf Awareness week with a special call to the
government to facilitate access to education by the deaf.

An official with the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights,
Bernard Mwongesa, urged the government to improve the provision of
sign language in local schools to facilitate learning for those who
are hard of hearing.

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