Unheard Voices: Finding language and belonging in the Deaf and hearing worlds
In this poignant and powerful memoir, the author tells the story of their childhood growing up with Deaf parents. Through intimate and evocative prose, Dawn explores the challenges and joys of living in a world that is often hostile and unwelcoming to those who are different. From the isolation and challenges that come with being a child of Deaf parents, to the strength and resilience that comes with love and belonging, the author shares their unique and deeply personal perspective on what it means to see and communicate in a richly silent world. This book is a must-read for anyone interested in the Deaf experience, and the power of love and belonging to overcome adversity. Beautifully written and deeply moving, Unheard Voices, is an exploration of what to means to be a part of a diverse and vibrant culture.
PRAISE FOR THE BOOK
‘A beautiful heartwarming story of growing up deaf, in a hearing world, as recounted by a loving daughter. So poignant of deaf experiences during that era.’ Fiona Perry, Auslan Interpreter/CODA