A call to action for the advocacy of deaf people in the workplace.
By Madelyn Bigham, 04/03/21
The deaf community faces many challenges in their day-to-day lives. In the United States alone, nearly 10,000,000 people are hard of hearing and around 1,000,000
are totally deaf. One of the biggest challenges for the deaf community is communication. Many deaf people do not speak, instead, they communicate using ASL (American Sign Language). This communication barrier is a major impediment in a person’s day-to-day life. From talking to a neighbor, ordering at a restaurant, going to the doctor, going to school, or even…