Those are Harry Lang’s words quoted by I. King Jordan at his presentation during the recent ALDA/TDI conference in New Mexico. Communication is not limited to spoken languages only – it can happen in other ways such as via captioning, sign language, cued speech, lipreading, paper/pen, typing, Braille, etc.
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Almost everyone knows about Alexander Graham Bell as an inventor of phone. Some may know that he had a deaf mother and a deaf wife, was a speech therapist, and a deaf educator in the USA. What most people don’t know and may be very surprised about him are his attitudes to deaf people that now are considered atrocious by some.