72% of Deaf People Will Not Vote For Inaccessible Candidates Running For Public Office

Candidates for public office spend thousands, if not millions, on campaigns to secure public office. However, one simple oversight could cost them thousands of votes. A poll conducted by 2axend of more than 100 people shows more than 72 percent of Deaf, DeafBlind, Hard of Hearing and Late Deafened individuals will not vote for a candidate that […]

Is the Term ‘Speaking’ Inclusive and Equitable?

A couple of months ago, I had lunch with a DeafBlind gentleman, one who is a nationally renowned DeafBlind advocate. At one point during lunch, I signed the word “recognize,” to which my fellow diner pointed out something that I had not consciously realized: the sign I had been using for years for “recognize” (click […]