Movies and TV Shows with Deaf and Hard of Hearing Characters
For kids who are deaf or hard of hearing, seeing characters like them represented on-screen can have a powerful impact on their self-esteem. And watching movies about characters who experience hearing loss can help build understanding, compassion, and inclusivity among hearing viewers. These movies and TV shows feature characters with some sort of hearing loss, whether they communicate by speaking or using American Sign Language (ASL). We also have more great picks on our lists of Movies with Characters Who Have Physical Disabilities and Books That Promote Diversity and Inclusion.