Radio station, Newstalk 108FM, sent reporter Henry McKean to Specsavers Hearcare in central Dublin, to have his ears filled with putty to block sounds. McKean then had a taste of “being deaf for a day” in Dublin city centre.
Listen: What Is It Like To Experience Deafness Overnight?
A transcript of McKean’s commentary is here, with many thanks to PCR Ltd:
Download the transcript (PDF, 76.5 KB)
What do you think? Did the dialogue give you insights to what it’s like to be deaf for a day? Would you try this yourself, with a group of colleagues?
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