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 ====== Milestones of Language Acquisition in Hearing Children of Hearing Impaired Parents ====== ====== Milestones of Language Acquisition in Hearing Children of Hearing Impaired Parents ======
  
-Adults that are hearing impaired have a 20% chance of producing children that are born with hearing impairments,​ so in most cases their children will be born with typical hearing. Thus, children of deaf parents will acquire language through the input of two modalities, providing an atypical language development environment. In recent years this has incited ​great debate regarding the influence of such exposure, arguing whether or not this environment has detrimental affects on child language development,​ or no affect at all. +Adults that are hearing impaired have a 20% chance of producing children that are born with hearing impairments,​ so in most cases their children will be born with typical hearing. Thus, children of deaf parents will acquire language through the input of two modalities, providing an atypical language development environment. In recent years this has impelled ​great debate regarding the influence of such exposure, arguing whether or not this environment has detrimental affects on child language development,​ or no affect at all. 
  
 Hearing children with deaf or hearing impaired parents (DHH Parents) acquire language through the competency of two languages rather than one. Rather then relying on one mode of communication,​ they are able to produce and receive language input diversely. Hearing children with deaf or hearing impaired parents (DHH Parents) acquire language through the competency of two languages rather than one. Rather then relying on one mode of communication,​ they are able to produce and receive language input diversely.