Tuesday, 30 April 2019

Navigating hearing loss

KBIA producer Kassidy Arena, who has hearing loss, explores what all this means for those who are deaf and hard of hearing. 

As a producer and journalism student, Arena wants to explore how radio is experienced for the deaf and hard of hearing. MU student John Coleman (left) and MU's Angela Branson (right) spoke with KBIA producer Kassidy Arena about the experience of deaf and hard of hearing students on campus and in the community. 

Angela Branson is MU's coordinator for deaf and hard of hearing students. John Coleman is a student at MU who, like Arena, lives with hearing loss. Kassidy Arena spoke with Branson and Coleman about the misperceptions, challenges, and triumphs they encounter as they navigate the hearing world.

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