Hearing loss discrimination

Who are the role models since Helen Keller?, by Janice S Lintz (HuffPost).  This article is about hearing loss- the lack of accommodations for it, the stigma (many prominent figures hide their hearing loss, while revealing many other personal facts), and the media’s focus on “inspiration porn” and sensationalism (children with cochlear implants hearing their parents’ voices for the first time), followed by some practical suggestions for communication accommodations.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s