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I came across a comic by Liam F Walsh published in New Yorker showing people acting as blind by using mobile devices and white canes to navigate around. The artist could also have added earbuds as they make people deaf by listening to their portable devices and being oblivious to the world around them.
It is a very scary experience for any parent not familiar with hearing loss to find out that their child is deaf or deafened. Over 90% of deaf children are born to hearing parents. It is natural for hearing parents to want their kids to be like them and share their language. Their first thought would be to have their hearing fixed.