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During National Deaf Awareness Month, MSU professor hopes people take time to learn

An ear with a colloquial hearing implant.

Clinical professor Dr. Karen Engler provides insight on deaf awareness.

Our weekly program, Missouri State Journal, is a collaboration between KSMU Radio and Missouri State University. It's hosted and produced by MSU's Office of Strategic Communication, and it airs each Tuesday morning at 9:45 a.m. on KSMU. 

September is National Deaf Awareness Month. The purpose of this month is to increase public awareness of deaf issues, people and culture.

Many hearing people are not aware of the depth of deaf culture and how they can make language more accessible.

Dr. Karen Engler, Missouri State University clinical professor and graduate program director of special education-education of the deaf and hard of hearing, provides insight on deaf awareness.

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Adair Seifert has worked at Missouri State University since 2022. She’s currently the content strategist in the Office of Strategic Communication. She is a content creator and social media manager and has a BS in communication studies from Evangel University.