jan 4, 1961 - CSD has 60 students and 80 teachers,
educated in Britain and who taught using
the accepted oralist method.
This meant children were taught
to read lips and undergo speech drills.
Students during the 50s and 60s recall
'signing among themselves, despite
the threat of punishment from teachers.'
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The History of TTSL in Trinidad
A brief history of Trinidad and Tobago Sign Language (TTSL) ...