The hurdles are too great for many other Deaf people

Sara Novic has written an opinion piece for CNN about the deaf and the COVID-19 vaccine.

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Novic is the author of the books "Girl at War" and "America is Immigrants." She writes:

When it comes to vaccine rollout, it may be too late to include deaf and hard-of-hearing people in the initial planning stages, but it's never too late to let us join the conversation. Until medical, educational and government institutions recognize our humanity, it will be difficult to build trust. A good start would be recognizing our language as a language and giving us the information necessary to make informed decisions about our own bodies and to procure this life-saving vaccine.

Read the entire piece here.