Silence Can Be Deadly

Your article on deaf Americans and AIDS was the first I've seen you print on issues related to deaf people ((SOCIETY, April 4)). Too bad you had to make us look as dumb as rocks. While we're not all illiterate simpletons, there is some truth to your article. How about a follow-up on why America finds it so difficult to educate its deaf citizens adequately?

Tom Willard, Editor

Silent News

Rochester, New York

As deaf teenagers, we found your report insulting and inaccurate. We know what HIV positive means. We understand how AIDS is transmitted and how it can be prevented....

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