Masked mouths have deaf people asking for more than just lip service

New rules on wearing face masks have caused particular issues for deaf people and those who are hard of hearing, prompting calls for patience.  Deaf Victoria and the Disability Advocacy Resource Unit say the mask rules, which apply in metropolitan Melbourne and the Mitchell Shire, require particular sensitivity for the deaf and hard-of-hearing community.

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Topics:
Accessibility, Access, Inclusion, Emergency management

Author:
Caitlin Cassidy

Source:
The Age

Date published:
Fri 24th Jul, 2020