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deaf people

deaf people

  • unique uconn today

    (photo via UCONN)


    Imagine being in so much pain that you call 911. Imagine being transported a great distance by an ambulance, all the while in excruciating pain and scared about what might be going on inside your body. Imagine that when you arrive in the hospital, multiple people poke and prod you without telling you what they are doing and without your being able to tell them what you need.

    All too frequently, this is the experience of people who are deaf within the United States medical system, because of a complete disregard for the regulations and

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