For the deaf and hard of hearing, mask usage creates major obstacles for understanding others | News | cadillacnews.com

 

CADILLAC — When a visitor rings the doorbell at Mary Vollmar and Mark Rhodes’ home in Cadillac, a light flashes inside the house to let them know someone is there.

Born deaf, Vollmar and Rhodes can’t hear when people knock on the door or press a traditional doorbell that makes a noise, which is why they must rely on a visual signal.

The couple started dating in 2018 after Vollmar’s husband of 32 years, Tim, who also was born deaf, passed away. […]

Source: For the deaf and hard of hearing, mask usage creates major obstacles for understanding others | News | cadillacnews.com


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