Progress is being made to help deaf and hearing-impaired people enjoy live music. Kate Samuelson explores provision for those who – literally – feel the beat
From wedding first dances to familiar songs your grandparents used to hum, many of our most treasured experiences are connected to music. Music can heighten everyday experiences, trigger emotions and even help to heal pain.
But its power is not limited to those with perfect hearing. Deaf people do not occupy a silent world, excluded from the pleasure of listening to, and forming a relationship with, music.
The UK is one of the countries paving the way in improving access. Those at the Attitude is Everything charity work to make live music accessible for deaf people and people who have disabilities.
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