The Millions: Deafness Is Not a Silence: On the Suppression of Sign Language

The Millions: Deafness Is Not a Silence: On the Suppression of Sign Language

When I started learning British Sign Language as an adult, and ditched my hearing aids for periods of time, I didn’t find silence waiting for me. Instead, silence simply ceased to exist.

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