Should hearing children learn sign language?
15 March 2017 Last updated at 00:36 GMT
British Sign Language is not on the national curriculum in England but Wayne Barrow wants to change that, with an online petition.
He grew up with deaf parents and says he has seen the difficulties they face communicating with hearing people.
We met some school pupils who are learning to sign and learning alongside deaf children.
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