When deaf students are mainstream-educated, observers may not realise the level of extra work they can put in, to get similar results to their peers. This piece reveals a deaf student’s commitment to her medical studies.
Read more: Hearing loss not a barrier for medical student
In this case, the student relied on her determination, self-advocacy for note-takers and transcribers, educating classmates and tutors in her needs, while finding technical and practical solutions for when surgical masks are worn.
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