RIT/NTID researchers receive $450K grant for longitudinal study of vision in deaf children

Does being born deaf lead to better visual skills, or does a lack of hearing make it difficult for deaf children to pay attention to the world around them? According to researchers at Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf, who recently earned a $450,000 National Science Foundation grant, the answer often depends on the background of the deaf child being studied.

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Link: http://www.ntid.rit.edu/news/ritntid-researchers-receive-450k-grant-longitudinal-study-vision-deaf-children