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20Jul/22

Love Island’s Tasha is the show’s first deaf contestant – here’s what you should know about deaf accents

Kate Rowley, UCL

I sat down to watch the first episode of this year’s Love Island with my daughter as I was told that there was a deaf contestant appearing on the show. I don’t usually watch Love Island, but as a deaf person I was intrigued to find out more about how this contestant, Tasha Ghouri, would handle being the only deaf person on the show.

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