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Saturday, 27 February 2016

The Hearing Monoculture Rejects Those Who Can't Hear

https://modelviewculture.com/…/the-hearing-monoculture-reje…. "Discrimination, assumptions, and restricted access have created a system in which we are oppressed. We are called disabled because the system shirks the responsibility of accommodating us just as it accommodates others. Oh, the system says, you must not have tried hard enough. Oh, the system says, the cost of access is too prohibitive. Oh, the system says, the needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few."
I have never met another person who is deaf at a hearing tech conference. I regularly see uncaptioned video tutorials for open source libraries and…

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