The extra complication for Deaf people during the pandemic

"The deaf community has always faced its own special challenges and learned to deal with them. Now, it looks like masks are going to be with us for a considerable time, even after vaccinations."

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Laura MacTaggart takes a look at the difficulties masks have created for lipreader in an opinion piece published by Glasgow’s Herald. She writes:

"The vital cues of communication which I rely on daily – lipreading and facial expressions – were soon to be obscured by a shroud of fabric."

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