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As Technology For The Deaf Improves, Sign Language's Future Is Changing05:43
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Sophie, an eight-year-old with cochlear implants, and her mom Samantha Zawislak. (Elizabeth Fiedler/WHYY)
Sophie, an eight-year-old with cochlear implants, and her mom Samantha Zawislak. (Elizabeth Fiedler/WHYY)
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The invention of cochlear implants and other technologies has given many deaf and hard-of-hearing children and adults the option to hear. What then happens to sign language?

Elizabeth Fiedler of The Pulse at Here & Now contributor WHYY reports.

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Elizabeth Fiedler, reporter and producer for WHYY in Philadelphia. She tweets @EAFiedler.

This segment aired on July 28, 2016.

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