In article <4dcfuo$s19 at news.isc.rit.edu>,
jne5873 at osfmail.isc.rit.edu (system PRIVILEGED account)
>Just to add fuel to the fire....
>>Do you think the audiologists out there SHOULD know how to
>their clients are mainly hard-of-hearing and deaf,
shouldn't they know
>how to communicate with them?
Not necessarily. My own practice has very few patients from
a "deaf" signing culture and an interpreter is readily
available. I have far more Mandarin-speaking patients for
example so it would be higher priority to learn Chinese
rather than NZ sign language.