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Deaf Ecuadoreans Stand Up for Identity, Rights

Posted on 12 October 2010 by admin

A T-shirt promoting sign language and human rights for deaf persons. Credit:Courtesy of SordosEcuador

By Gonzalo Ortiz

QUITO, Oct 6, 2010 (IPS) – Ximena Carrera discovered a new world at the university. After years of experts who had ruled out the use of hearing aids, she finally tried them — and her life completely changed. That is what she now hopes will happen for many more hearing-impaired Ecuadoreans.
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