15 Sep 2013

One In Five for 15 September 2013

From One In Five, 7:06 pm on 15 September 2013

Katy Gosset is learning to talk with her hands - tackling this country's third official language. Here in New Zealand, sign language is spoken by about 24,000 people including deaf, hearing impaired and hearing people and Katy intends to become one of them. And yet a new report, just released by the Human Rights Commission, shows deaf people still face barriers in using New Zealand Sign Language, particularly when trying to access education and health care.