Why I’m choosing ASL.

Last year I was watching Switched at Birth and there is one scene that really stuck out to me. There was this girl, who was deaf, in the hospital and she was trying to tell the nurses she was allergic to a certain type of medicine. She struggled to tell the nurses and doctors that she couldn’t have this medicine otherwise she could die. There were no translators and no one knew sign language. This is when it hit me… I have to learn this language!

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