The Missouri Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing provides advocacy resources and support for Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and hearing communities.
The value of deaf children learning sign language is evidenced by studies of the benefits of bilingual education and psychological development.
ASL grammar is different than English. It relies on the visual communication of concepts instead of verbal ones. It has it’s own sentence structure.
The Missouri State Committee of Interpreters’ role is to administer and monitor licenses to sign language interpreters throughout Missouri.