Deafness is often a ‘silent disability’. It’s not noticed, not visible and not discussed, yet it’s a predicament growing in importance and prevalence. Like many others in different parts of the world, Mahesh Jain, a government employee who lives in the outskirts of Hyderabad suffered this silent disability even more silently, when he noticed a downfall in audition, and was completely detached from the world of sounds over a period of time. Right from certain pragmatic aspects at the workplace to the way he socialized and indulged in the family, Mahesh witnessed the world around him changing in a drastic way. He found it easier to withdraw himself from society, rather than displaying his disability through a conventional hearing aid, which would cost him a significant sum of...
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