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Nine year-old learns sign language to communicate with deaf mother

Posted Aug 27 2009 10:14pm

Nine year-old Tayla Reynolds has become one of the youngest in Britain to gain a sign language qualification so she could communicate better with her hearing impaired mother.

Tayla successfully learnt more than 600 gestures in British Sign Language because she wanted to communicate better with her mother Debbie.

It is thought she has become the youngest person in Britain to complete the Level 1 British Sign Language tests.

The youngster, who does not have any deaf friends at school, undertook lessons with 14 adults during a 23 week course. Tayla asked to study it after watching her mother, 35, practise it in the mirror.

Read more at the Daily Telegraph.

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