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  1. Blique

    How do deaf people view mute people?

    Thank you for all your responses! They really helped clear things up. :) Always glad to learn more. I was thinking more along the lines of people who are psychologically unable to speak due to social anxiety or trauma, but are otherwise mentally and physically healthy - in other words, they'd...
  2. Blique

    How do deaf people view mute people?

    Yes, how a deaf person would view a hearing mute person (sorry if I wasn't clear). I get the impression that they'd be treated as somewhere between a deaf person and a hearing person, but I'm interested in personal opinions about it.
  3. Blique

    How do deaf people view mute people?

    I've heard debate over the matter, and I used the term "mute" here (though tentatively) because I've observed that's how most people who can't speak like to refer to themselves. If you know any good readings about the term "mute", please share! :) I've heard a few opinions that "nonverbal" is...
  4. Blique

    How do deaf people view mute people?

    Hello! Hopefully this is alright - my question is based on characters in a story I'm writing (specifically, a webcomic), but I'm also genuinely curious. I've taken one class of ASL and have researched a bit on deaf culture, but it's hard to find anything about hearing, physically mute people...
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