Building a Town on Sign Language Curt Nickisch of South Dakota Public Radio reports on efforts to build a town where all the citizens know American Sign Language. The founders are modeling it on a community that existed in Martha's Vineyard when a large proportion of the island's residents had hereditary deafness.
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Building a Town on Sign Language

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Curt Nickisch of South Dakota Public Radio reports on efforts to build a town where all the citizens know American Sign Language. The founders are modeling it on a community that existed in Martha's Vineyard when a large proportion of the island's residents had hereditary deafness.