Now you see me, now you don’t. Which face mask do you prefer?
For the 30 million people in the U.S. who have hearing loss, clear, visible face masks allow us to read your lips and detect other visual cues, such as your smile. That is 1 in 8 people in this country who depend on visual cues to understand spoken language.
Join My Campaign: #ShowMeYourSmile
Will you join me in making communication accessible to all during the pandemic? Tell me about your experiences with clear face masks in the comments below.
Don’t have a clear face mask? I would be happy to share resources if you leave your email address in the comments.
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