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D/HH Students Donate Books to School Libraries

The Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program purchased a bundle of books for school libraries at Fox Hills, Eastover, East Hills, and BHHS. The goal is to enhance the level of representation and knowledge of Deaf and Hard of Hearing (D/HH) within the district in regards to deaf culture, deaf community, and deaf experience. 

Special Education Supervisor Trevor Harker said of the donations, “this is not only an opportunity for those who are hearing to garner more knowledge and increase active recognition of D/HH, but also provides D/HH students with role models, visibility and representation within text.”

 

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