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How the New Pandemic Rules Impact the Deaf and Hard of Hearing: August 14, 2020

How the New Pandemic Rules Impact the Deaf and Hard of Hearing: August 14, 2020

How the New Pandemic Rules Impact the Deaf and Hard of Hearing: August 14, 2020 How the New Pandemic Rules Impact the Deaf and Hard of Hearing: August 14, 2020, 9.67 MB
Friday, August 14, 2020

With the new community outbreak of Covid-19 the government is strongly advising that everyone wears masks or face coverings when in public. However, there are hundreds of thousands of people with hearing loss that struggle to communicate without being able to lip read. Jemima Huston speaks to the Chief Executive of the National Foundation for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Natasha Gallardo about how the government's approach to combating Covid-19 is negatively impacting the deaf and hard of hearing community in Aotearoa