For his latest movie, Ahmed wore a hearing aid and bleached his hair. But it was his internal transformation that really counted.
His daily COVID-19 briefings had been the only one by a governor without the televised service, disability rights advocates said.
"I cannot hear anymore," he said in a recent interview.
The deaf model and artist's take on Grande's smash got praise from the pop diva herself.
“The Good Place” star didn’t think it was appropriate to portray a deaf woman when opportunities for disabled actors are limited.
"I now caption all my IG stories so our deaf brothers and sisters can follow along too," the representative-elect wrote on Twitter.
The company’s first “signing store” in the United States encourages all customers to speak in ASL.
“Pretending to be deaf is NOT ok,” male model and vocal disability advocate Nyle DiMarco tweeted.
The Culture expert said he'd go to Netflix directly to bring about change in how the show is closed-captioned.