- A young man named Albert Abdul-Rashid is educating the public on how to treat deaf people even on social media
- Albert is usually mocked for writing with grave grammatical errors but it's been explained that it falls in line with the language used by hearing-impaired people
- Social media users have been expressing remorse for mistreating the young man in the past due to ignorance
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Albert Abdul-Rashid, a young man in Ghana has been constantly mocked on social media because of what many people see as a habit of using English sentence structures wrongly.
One of the most recent incidents of that happened when he made a post about the death of Dr Daniel Heward-Mills, the son of Bishop Dag Heward Mills.
As people started laughing once more, individuals who are well-informed about how people with hearing impairments express themselves, came to educate the public on how 'normal' his use of the English language is.
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Social media reactions
Below were some of the rather interesting comments gathered by Briefly News:
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"Emmanuel Addo swift observation. After reading it I got to know he 'might' be a hearing impaired guy. As u rightly put it, that's how they construct their sentences. U did well."
"Kennedy McDonald, I am a speech and language therapy student and I also took some private lessons in the use of the Ghanaian Sign Language. Some of us are too quick to judge but a little digging could open our eyes to support rather than discourage."
Selina Nana Celine stated:
"Good job done for your attention to details. I didn’t even know they had a different sentence structure (I have added to knowledge today)."
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