Breaking barriers: CES students learn ASL in support of deaf peer

Summarized by Matthew Dehler, staff writer

As more and more locations work to become more inclusive towards Deaf people, it’s heartwarming to know even children are becoming more enthusiastic towards helping them. One example is in Cravens Elementary School. There, all the students learned the pledge of allegiance in sign language. They did this to surprise their schoolmate, Zariah Williams. Zariah had been nervous to be the only one to sign the pledge. She was extremely happy when others had learned to do it to make her feel more comfortable. The school has also worked to place different ASL signs around to help the kids learn the language more easily. 

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