A new concept of language communication of deaf children
This article insighted new communication method of deaf children: Bilingual and Bicultural program, which emerged by the end of 70's of last Century. The philosophy of Bi-Bi is that sign language is the first language of deaf persons and they can learn Chinese. Accepting sign language as a legitimate language is the prerequisite of adopting the BiBi concept. Therefore, this article addressed the social/legal/linguistic status of sign language,described the challenges of implementing the Bi-Bi philosophy and proposed some recommendations.