Did you know that only about 2% of people with hearing loss regularly wear hearing aids?
Beyond Tone would like to extend the perspective that being deaf is perfectly normal.
So why do we not like wearing hearing aids sometimes?
Is it the stigma?
While equality means different things to different individuals, common themes appear among our opinions about the topic.
These include access, opportunities and discrimination:
Equality to a deaf person means being able to access the same opportunities available to their hearing peers without discrimination.