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Uploaded on Jun 6, 2011
During a educational rotation at the Delaware School for the Deaf, University of Delaware nursing student Allyson Hayes noticed many deaf children have difficulty communicating their symptoms when they become sick, and their parents have trouble understanding what is wrong.
Hayes created a pamphlet translating medical terms into sign language. Originally intended as a class project, the pamphlet will soon be distributed statewide to parents of deaf infants in Delaware.
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