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shared courtesy of NBC Washington The deaf community are disproportionately impacted by mask requirements during the time of COVID-19. News4’s Leon Harris reports on how the National Children’s Center Early Learning Center are working to provide clear masks for those who lip-read. Continue reading
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shared courtesy of NPR People with intellectual disabilities and autism who contract COVID-19 die at higher rates than the rest of the population, according to an analysis by NPR of numbers obtained from two states that collect data. They also contract the virus at a higher rate, according to research looking into group homes across...
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shared courtesy of Yahoo Life The precautions put in place to contain the coronavirus have created obstacles for many. But for the deaf community, it’s been a particularly harrowing battle. On top of the noticeable absence of sign language interpreters to communicate developments in the crisis, those with hearing loss who communicate through lip-reading have had to...
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