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Going to school is important for deaf children
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Education in school will improve the ability of children who are deaf or cannot hear well to communicate, and can give them skills to lead productive lives and to support their families.
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At school, deaf children can learn to read and write — often the only ways that deaf people can communicate with people who do not know sign language or cannot understand their speech. Reading helps people who cannot hear well understand the ideas, emotions, and experiences of other people. Writing helps them communicate and share their thoughts and emotions.