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How can parents create a bilingual environment at school?
Corrie Tijsseling (GGMD): deaf education
"Once you've got a good grasp of sign language, Dutch will follow naturally."
Should parents make a choice for their child between spoken language or sign language?
"Children learn to switch between sign language and spoken language early on."
"I think bilingualism is very important for your self-confidence."
"You have to sign, or you'll make your child unhappy."
To what extent does bilingualism positively affect other cognitive skills?
"Children will go their own way with their language preferences, anyway."
Is it difficult for children to learn two languages at the same time?
What are the advantages of bilingualism?
Should you be worried if children are mixing up the two languages they're learning?
How does a language's status influence bilingual upbringing?
Can children learn both a spoken language and sign language at the same time?
Is it hard to grow up bilingually?
What are good sources to learn more about bilingualism?
Do bilingual children have a smaller vocabulary than monolingual children?
What can you do to offer your child a richer language environment?
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