We shared our excitement about the introduction of Australian Sign Language (Auslan) into the national curriculum with the Herald Sun. We encourage schools to consider Auslan as a great alternative to other second languages. Hearing students can really engage with Auslan and have fun with this visual language.
Providing Auslan instruction at schools breaks down the barriers and sense of isolation that many deaf children and young people experience.
DCA supports deaf and hard of hearing students being exposed to various forms of communication and languages as part of their life choices.
Read the full Herald Sun article.