1. Respect the person's right (child
or adult) to decide how he/she wants to communicate, be it through Sign
Language, spoken language or in writing.
2. Accept the fact that the person lives in
a visual world where signs (or Sign Language), facial expressions, body
language, visual materials and light make the difference.
3. Respect the person as a human being like
yourself with his/her own opinions, feelings, dreams, talents, ambitions
and human rights.
4. Never assume that the person knows what
you have heard or understood what has been said.
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