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How to be Deaf by [Malezer, Rosie]
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Length: 178 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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Imagine waking up one morning at the age of 43, only to discover that the sounds around you no longer exist. How would it change your life as you know it? Read the true story of a bilingual, university educated woman who is suddenly dismissed as too stupid to learn, work, drive or even catch a bus, while the audistic world around her refuses to allow her access to an interpreter after she is diagnosed as profoundly Deaf.

About the Author

A domestic violence survivor, Rosie Malezer was born in 1971 in Queensland, Australia. She is a profoundly Deaf / legally blind Indigenous Aussie author, writer, proof-reader, translator and professional book reviewer. Rosie is also a proud member of the Gubbi Gubbi tribe. Gubbi Gubbi Country is situated on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland. She studied AUSLAN (Australian Sign Language) in her youth and used it in her employment with the Queensland government to translate conversations between Deaf customers and police. When Rosie lost all hearing and was diagnosed as profoundly Deaf in 2014, she studied ASL (American Sign Language) extensively under the guided tutelage of Dr Bill Vicars. Rosie is now a housewife with a wonderful and supportive husband - a hearing man who learned ASL just so he could communicate with her. She dedicates all of her spare time promoting awareness of issues relating to domestic violence, the vilification of her own people in her home country, as well as standing up for Deaf rights. When not writing, she spends her time doing everything she can to remove the communication barriers between the Deaf and Hearing people of the world. PS: Rosie Loves cats

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 814 KB
  • Print Length: 178 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Rosie Malezer (29 March 2016)
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B019BQT1PI
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #777,164 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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