November 17, 2012

Maine Middle School Offers Sign Language Classes


There's a new language class at Lyman Moore Middle School in Portland. American Sign Language - or ASL - is now one of three world language classes students can take, along with French and Spanish. Lyman Moore is the first middle school in Maine to offer ASL, and there's a reason: Last year, they welcomed their first deaf students into the school. As Patty Wight reports, the ASL class aims to bridge the gap between hearing and non-hearing cultures.

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