Dr. Weber in Faculty News

Ed Psych's Dr. Joanne Weber was featured in the Faculty newsletter for her recent work.

17 May 2022

Dr. Joanne Weber was featured recently for her work. From Folio Magazine:

"Many audiologists believe sign language is obsolete, recommending instead that deaf children rely exclusively on technology such as cochlear implants and hearing aids. Sign language, they contend, interferes with learning to speak.

Joanne Weber argues the whole dispute is absurd and unnecessary. The first Canada Research Chair in deaf education says options shouldn’t be reduced to either/or. Having spent years teaching deaf children, she is convinced that the more tools for expression — and the greater the exposure to any kind of language — the better."

See the full article here!