CODA Hong Kong offering deaf parents new support with help of Operation Santa Claus

Published Nov 24 2021 at 2:00 AM GMT
  • Born to deaf parents, Cindy Chan Kai-yee’s mother tongue is sign language, even though she herself can hear.
  • From a young age, Chan has lived between the deaf and hearing worlds, signing with her parents at home and later learning Cantonese from relatives and at school.
  • Speaking in a direct manner reflective of how she used sign language at home, she was often mistaken for being rude or blunt at school.
  • Taken in combination with her poor Cantonese pronunciation and grammar skills, the result was….



  • Published Nov 24, 2021 2:00 AM GMT