The List - What Deaf People want you to Know
As part of our Voice issue we met with Tabatha McCurdie a profoundly deaf woman who shared with us just what it's like to live in a hearing world. Her interview is a great story about her childhood - her mum didn't realise she was deaf until Tabatha was one, how her world opened up to her when she learned Auslan, and the challenges she faces on a daily basis.
Our conversation ended with this question:
What is the one thing you have always wanted to say to a hearing person?
She definitely had more than one thing to say, so here is the list of what deaf people want you to know with a little help from Tabatha's deaf friends...