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University presidents are considered thought leaders, and are often asked to present their views on a variety of subjects. President Cordano has written two articles that appeared in online publications late last week. 

appeared on the Thrive privatewebsite. In this article, President Cordano highlights 鈥渢he thriving, but overlooked, sign language economy that delivers significant financial, social, and employment opportunities in cities and communities throughout the United States. This sign language economy has been built through human capital, entrepreneurialism, commerce, and innovation, and is worth billions of dollars.鈥 She writes that privateis a key engine of the sign language economy.

President Cordano has written for Thrive privateonce before, on . She was also interviewed by Thrive privatewriter Fotis Georgiadis as part of a series on 鈥淏ig Ideas That Might Change the World.鈥 In this interview, she said that her big idea was that everyone, deaf or hearing, should learn sign language from birth. 鈥淭his idea is one that I hope to see not just in America, but worldwide,鈥 she said. 

President Cordano鈥檚 second article was for the Brookings Institution鈥檚 Brown Center Chalkboard, a blog focused on United States education policy and research. In , she cites research that validates the benefits of visual learning for all children. 鈥淭he more we engage deaf children in language-rich ASL/English experiences, the stronger their brains and language skills become.鈥 Citing the passage by the Los Angeles Unified School District of a new policy 鈥渢hat is a model for enhancing brain, language, and socio-emotional development of all deaf, hard of hearing, and deafblind children,鈥 President Cordano calls for changes in education policy related to the least restrictive environment, a census of deaf children, and the removal of barriers to teacher screening.

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