Wednesday, March 07, 2012

Public’s denial driving frustrations of the deaf

Niki Kelly’s article “Deep division on deafness” (Feb. 27) brings up a question regarding House Bill 1367: At what point, exactly, does “distrust” run deep on “both sides?”

While more than 90 percent of deaf children are born to hearing parents, deafness itself is not widespread, which is why many hearing people have never even met a deaf person before.

More at http://www.journalgazette.net/article/20120305/EDIT05/303059995/-1/EDIT01