Face masks make communication 'almost impossible' for the deaf community amid COVID-19

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By Taylor Padfield
Updated April 14 2021 - 2:23pm, first published July 23 2020 - 4:04am
SIGN LANGUAGE: Mrs Harrison teaches Auslan, sign language, to students at the Horsham Primary School. Picture: Thea Jane Media.

RIVERSIDE resident Buffy Harrison, who is profoundly deaf, has faced communication barriers during the coronavirus pandemic due to face masks taking away her ability to lip-read.

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