Our staff and friends have been busy making cloth masks with clear plastic windows. You might have seen the posts that we first featured on our social media accounts on February 20. Normal medical masks limit communication access for many deaf and hard of hearing people. Masks with clear plastic windows can benefit lip readers in understanding the communications around them. Facial expressions are very important for American Sign Language. That can make clear plastic shields all the more important. You can read more about how masks with clear plastic shield benefit people with hearing loss in this article by David Copithorne for hearingtracker.com