Deaf children in learning limbo amid lack of transparent face masks – Euronews

A teacher uses sign language at the start of the new school year in a special classroom for deaf children, in Ramonville in southwestern France – Copyright REMY GABALDA/AFP

Children across Europe have finally been getting back on track with their learning after months of coronavirus-related school closures.

But while the majority plough ahead with their education again, deaf children have been left labouring on the sidelines.

The requirement to wear a mask in the classroom has left those hard of hearing struggling to understand what the teacher is saying.

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