A couple whose son had been diagnosed as intellectually disabled, and was institutionalized, are shocked to discover that the diagnosis was wrong, and that their son is deaf, not intellectually disabled.
Did You Know?
This is one of the first major Hollywood productions to hire only Deaf actors and actresses to play the Deaf roles in the movie. Previous productions would tend to hire only hearing actors (using the culturally appropriate spelling of Deaf, with a capital D, showing those who identify cultural-linguistically as Deaf). See more