Deaf Lifeguards Should they be allowed?

Campell, Megan
December 1998
21st Century;Dec98, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p26
The article presents the author's views on the competency of deaf lifeguards. She states that hearing is not always important in lifeguarding and being deaf at times can be considered as an advantage as sound can distract a lifeguard. She argues that a deaf person is the same as anyone else and can perform all jobs that any other person can do. Deaf people are also said to possess superior visual skills.


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