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Hidden Signs

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Portrays a young girl, Amy, adjusting to a new school and classmates' attitudes about her deaf parents. Amy endures embarrassment, deception, and guilt, but in the end is finally able to accept her parents' deafness. Shows how a hearing child of deaf parents (CODA) is often called upon to be the bridge between hearing and deaf worlds. Communication between Amy and her parents is entirely in sign language.

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