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Pauline RogerFriday ASL 1The article I chose to read and do my reaction paper on is called “Deaf culture andhealth care”, by Mary Malebranche. In this article she speaks about how Deaf culture andhealth care work, and don’t work. This article highlights many issues, for instance there is ahuge lack of health information that Deaf patients don’t get, unlike hearing patients. Thereare so many sources, and help that hearing patients receive versus Deaf patients. In thearticle Malebranche states, “Members of the Deaf community experience worse mentalhealth, cardiovascular and sexual health outcomes that nondeaf individuals”. It also goes tospeak about some statistics, and how the Deaf community have limited access to hearingbased mass media, and health messaging, but then the article says that with technologicaladvances can be made to improve health literacy in the Deaf community. The next thing thearticle speaks about is the controversial cochlear implants saying that it might affect ones
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Spring
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Hearing impairment, Models of deafness

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