Third of Deaf People without Jobs

While working for the federal government, I remember discovering that of all disabilities and differences (other than mental retardation), deaf employees had the lowest average salary. So I’m not surprised to read that Third of deaf people without work.
Like Helen Keller said, “Blindness cuts us off from things, but deafness cuts us off from people.” I believe it to be true even with my ability to talk and lipread. When I attended conference calls, I felt cut off from those on the other side of the line and had to rely on those in the room with me.