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When people can lipread well enough that you forget they're hard of hearing.

Things to keep in mind when communicating with individuals who are Deaf/hard of hearing. although 3 and 4 Deaf are just as guilty of

Deaf people don't like to think of themselves as handicap. They are perfectly capable of doing things that hearing people can do. They just have to do it slightly different.

people are not impaired. Deaf people function just fine and simply use a different language. It is confusing for many, but "hearing impaired" is no longer politically correct.

"Deaf" or "Hard of Hearing" are preferred over "hearing impaired" which is culturally distasteful and has a negative, derogatory connotation.

"Deaf" or "Hard of Hearing" are preferred over "hearing impaired" which is culturally distasteful and has a negative, derogatory connotation. appropriate term for a deaf or hard of hearing individual-BS

Deaf Culture Terminology

Deaf Culture Terminology- Pay close attention to the Hearing Impaired definition. I hate that term!

Deaf Awareness Month| How To Interact With Deaf & Hard Of Hearing People - YouTube - Rikki Poynter is an oral Deaf woman who has a lot of great videos dispelling myths about the d/Deaf & HoH community.

Deaf Awareness Month| How To Interact With Deaf & Hard Of Hearing People - YouTube - Rikki Poynter is an oral Deaf woman who has a lot of great videos dispelling myths about the d/Deaf & HoH community.

If you have a deaf or hard of hearing person in your circle of influence, be it a neighbor, co-worker, family member, please

Emergency Preparedness Resources for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Emergency Preparedness Resources for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing - Mom with a PREP

Deaf humor

It de-mysticizes sign language.

#ASL ♡♡♡ #SLP2B pic.twitter.com/ocFsuGOtR3 #signlanguageposter

Life As A Speechie on

#ASL ♡♡♡ #SLP2B pic.twitter.com/ocFsuGOtR3 #signlanguageposter

I personally think that schools should teach children sign language instead of other foreign languages. Not everyone is going to travel abroad but anyone can become deaf.

Someone from Basingstoke, England, GB posted a whisper, which reads "I personally think that schools should teach children sign language instead of other foreign languages. Not everyone is going to travel abroad but anyone can become deaf.

great visual of how it feels

Deaf Awareness Posters --- I'm only hard of hearing, but these are still big issues.

"My tattoo.       I'm deaf "

Petersburg, Florida, US posted a whisper in the group Deaf or heraimg imapred , which reads "My tattoo. I'm deaf 😁"

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