Here’s how Lingoing are using digital innovation to give the d/Deaf community a voice.
Digital technology has revolutionised the way we communicate; it has made it easier and quicker than ever before. But, because it’s now a way of life, we often take this for granted.
For some communities, like those who are d/Deaf, communication is a daily challenge and affects almost every aspect of their lives. For them, technology is not something to be undervalued. For them, it is a lifeline.
Throughout this article we’ll be using d/Deaf. The lower-case d refers to deaf people who identify themselves by their inability to hear. A capital D refers to deaf people who are culturally immersed in the deaf community, language and more. They no longer see themselves as deaf but as Deaf, redefined by their ‘disability’, and feeling part of a culture that sits within the hearing world and is a community united by shared experience. READ MORE AND WATCH THE FULL VIDEO HERE… http://bit.ly/2z5qjuu