As the parent of a child with a significant or complete hearing loss, your decisions now can impact your child for the rest of his or her life. Although it's not unusual for people to only be familiar with American Sign Language, there are two other common forms of signed communication in use in the United States today. Therefore, it will be helpful to learn about each type, so that you can teach your child to communicate without the spoken word as soon as possible.
Russian is the twelfth most commonly spoken language in the U.S. today. With nearly a million citizens that have migrated to this country from Russia and most of which who do not know a lot of English, it becomes necessary to learn some Russian if you are going to interact with any native Russian-speaking people. In the meantime, while Russian Americans learn English and you learn a little Russian, a Russian translation company can help in the following ways.