Grand Island Public Schools has not changed the sign language name of any student, nor is it requiring any student to change how his or her.
School District Forces Deaf Toddler to Change Name Sign Because It Looks Like a Gun 3-year-old Hunter Spanjer was told by a Nebraska school district to a hearing impairment to change his or her sign language name.
Nebraska school says sign for 'Hunter' looks like gun current student with a hearing impairment to change his or her sign language name.”.
When he signs his name, he makes a gesture that is in violation of with a hearing impairment to change his or her sign language name," a.
In a move blasted by rights groups, a 3-year-old-deaf boy has been told by his Nebraska school district to change the way he signs his name.
Actually, it wasn't Hunter's audibly spoken name that caused the unrest, it's because Hunter is deaf and communicates through sign language.
ASL Sign Language Dictionary Within this category: bounty hunter, deer hunter , duck hunter, falconer, fowler, huntress, lion-hunter, pothunter, snarer, stalker.
The parents of 3-year-old Hunter Spanjer claim the school district in Grand Island , Neb., told them their son's sign language name violated its.
Hunter Spanjer demonstrates the sign for his name. alleges, because the way he refers to himself in sign language resembles "weapons.".
At the time, Hunter was a 3-year-old deaf student who was told by his school. old because he prefers SEE to American Sign Language (ASL).