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Confronting Barriers When You're Deaf And Going To The Doctor's Office

Saint Alphonsus Hospital Regional Medical Center (2)
Samantha Wright
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Boise State Public Radio

It’s not easy to go to the doctor if you speak a different language. But, what if you’re deaf? How do you communicate? What barriers must be overcome for a simple doctor’s visit? Saint Alphonsus is working with the Idaho Council for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing on programs to help.

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Samantha Wright is a news reporter and producer for Idaho Matters.
Frankie Barnhill is the Senior Producer of Idaho Matters, Boise State Public Radio's daily show and podcast. She's always interested in hearing surprising and enlightening stories about life in the West. Have an idea for Idaho Matters? Drop her a line!