Foundations for Writing

SCSU Site for English 191

The experience of lip readers during the pandemic


Jennifer Finney Boylan’s New York Times’ article provides a humorous but also important take on lip reader’s experience during this pandemic. I perhaps laughed louder than others given that I wear hearing aids, read lips, and am a woman.

I’m a Lip Reader in a Masked World

There are ways to accommodate people like me. But if our collective pandemic experience has taught us anything, it’s that small sacrifices to help others are not exactly America’s strong suit.


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