TEDI 2 Week 2 - Interview: Personal Experiences of Barriers to Learning

In this video, Odette Swift invites Elnette Kotze, to share her insights and experiences as a Deaf child in the classroom. Elnette discusses her mainly positive childhood experiences at home and school but also mentions the cruelty of some learners towards her. She talks about how her experiences have informed her work as an occupational therapist. She also talks about the invisibility of hearing impairment and the consequent false assumptions people make. This video lecture 9/11 of week 2 of the course: Educating Deaf Children: Becoming an Empowered Teacher.