Students are seated in rows at their desk facing the front of their classroom.

The authors summarize the history and current situation of deaf education in Zimbabwe. They study the attitudes of teacher trainees toward sign language. If trainees had no signing deaf assistant, they usually taught through speaking. Some trainees combined speech and sign language. The authors discuss the impact of audism on deaf education in Zimbabwe. (“Audism” is discrimination toward deaf or hard of hearing people.)

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