Language Choices for Deaf Infants: Advice for Parents Regarding Sign Languages

Summary (Abstract)

The principle of respect for autonomy in modern medical ethics leads doctors to avoid persuasion and aim for neutrality when discussing language choices regarding deaf infants. However, at times persuasion to overcome biases is necessary and ethically mandatory.

Author(s)

Humphries, T., Kushalnagar, P., Mathur, G., Napoli, DJ, Padden, C., Pollard, RQ, Rathmann, C., & Smith, SR

Publication Date

November 24, 2015

Journal or Website Name

Clinical Pediatrics

Volume

1

Issue

5

DOI

10.1177/0009922815616891
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