Brent Phillips is a proud third generation deaf Australian.
He identifies himself as Culturally and linguistically Deaf. Brent is also an Executive Director – Language, Partnerships & Innovation at Expression Australia.
It was an insightful interview that focused on Brent’s views of the Deaf culture in Australia, ranging from myths to misassumptions.
These include information such as
- 95% of people who are Deaf are born to hearing parents
- Acceptance of the Cochlear implant from the Deaf community
- Medical intervention and how parents aren’t always given the opportunity to make an informed decision
- How Deaf people are not all the same, when it comes to their hearing loss
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