Friday, August 16, 2013

Understanding Deafness: Not Everyone Wants to Be 'Fixed'

A piece in the Atlantic by Allegra Ringo challenges the assumption of hearing people that the deaf "would naturally want to take advantage of any method that could lead them to the hearing world — especially cochlear implants, the most advanced hearing technology we have."  "In reality," writes Ringo, "that assumption is far from true." Read the full article here