It takes a village to raise a child.
In Newton, Massachusetts, Steve Hartman met a young, deaf girl – who is learning to find her voice in a neighbourhood that can’t wait to speak with her.
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Transcript: Conrad dancing to an internal song. Word PITY appears by his shoulder, he brushes it off. Word PATERNALISM appears at his other shoulder, he also brushes it off. Big DEAF text appears and Conrad signs it. Big I DON’T CARE text appears and Conrad signs it. Word DISORDER flies towards him and Conrad puts up a hand to deflect it. Word DIAGNOSIS flies from other side towards him and he puts up a hand to deflect it. Words HEARING IMPAIRED comes towards him and he dodges it. Conrad then deflects word IDEOLOGY. He signs don’t care towards word CURE. Conrad sweeps away word AUDISM. Conrad deflects word ISOLATION. Big DEAF? text appears and Conrad signs it. Big I’M PROUD text appears and Conrad signs it. Words DISCRIMINATION and OPPRESSION appears above his shoulders and Conrad pushes them off. He ends it with a flourish move- a hand down his face and camera pans towards him. He smiles.
Did you know that the Transportation Security Administration currently forbids Deaf people from working as officers? Brandon Dopf shares how his experience shows that Deaf people not only have the ability to do this job, but have the tools to excel.
Help us change TSA’s policy! https://www.csd.org/letuswork/