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10 Eye-Opening Challenges Hearing Impaired Individuals Face On A Daily Basis

5. Sign Language Can Be Confusing To Others

Believe it or not, sign language is not a universal language. Every country has their own unique set of signs and is not always recognizable by other deaf individuals.

6. Setting Up A Job Interview Is Very Challenging

While most people can use the telephone to conduct a job interview, deaf individuals don’t have that option unless they have an interpreter. There are also issues with prejudices and being overlooked for a position if they reveal they have a hearing disability.

7. Seeing A Movie On Opening Night Is Not Usually An Option

Subtitles are rarely available for new movies and people usually have to wait months for them to debut.

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