Communicating with people who are Deaf and hard of hearing is easy if you follow some basic principles and use appropriate communication supports.
There are many supports to help you communicate with people who are deaf and hard of hearing.
Such supports include interpreters or the National Relay Service (NRS) or other communication strategies specific to that person.
People who are Deaf or hard of hearing communicate in different ways depending on several factors.
Some people who are Deaf and hard of hearing use speech or sign language only. Some use a combination of techniques.