Doctors Learn Sign Language

Doctors training in sign language isn’t an ordinary sign language course, but one that focuses on medical terms. This could be something we’ll see more of in the future… sign language tailored to specific professions — at least the critical ones like medicine. The article explains that more than one-third of hard of hearing patients didn’t understand their conditions because of communication barriers.
I never leave the doctor’s office without being clear on what came of the visit. When it was more important, I usually bring Paul or Mom with me. Sounds childish, but health is important and we don’t want to misunderstand when it comes to that.