deaf person

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The experience was not without complications and it was the difficulties she encountered as a deaf person which started her thinking.
A profoundly deaf person will still hear nothing no matter how loudly a message is spoken.
It's a great honour and exciting opportunity for me as a profoundly deaf person using British Sign Language.
As a profoundly deaf person, the term "deaf and dumb" angers me.
As a deaf person I have experienced isolation and I understand why many deaf people do," said David.
provides a memoir of his life as a deaf person in India, beginning with the onset of his deafness at the age of 11 and continuing through his travels to America, where he obtained a degree at Gallaudet U.
He didn't meet a deaf person his age until he was 19, and it took several more years before he would admit that he needed to learn sign language.
Seven out of 10 employers would rather give employment to an ex-criminal than to a deaf person,' he said.
The company provides a service which allows an operator to join a conversation as a deaf person types on a special phone.
For example, would it be fair to say that a deaf person is not afforded the same early warning for a fire as a person who has full hearing?
hit upon the idea for his winning project while watching a deaf person struggle to order food in a restaurant.
I know of one fast-food chain that actually refused to serve a deaf person because they wouldn't, or couldn't, speak their order.
Paulmier concluded that to teach a deaf person how to play music was analogous to teaching spoken language.
The light should be on the face of the speaker, and not in the eyes of the deaf person.