What You Didn’t Know About Deaf People

Did you know…

1. There are more than 22,000,000 deaf or hearing-impaired people in the United States.

2. Deaf people are better drivers; they have safer driving records than hearing people nationally.

3. When Beethoven composed his ninth symphony, he was profoundly deaf.

4. Statistics prove that deaf people live longer than hearing people.

5. Sign language is the fourth-most used language in the United States.

6. Different countries have different sign languages.

7. Deaf people can do everything hearing people can do-except hear!