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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Deaf or Hard of Hearing: Media

This guide will provide resources on and for those who are deaf or hard of hearing.




Please note that these films do not necessarily portray the experience of any or all individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Black and white cartoon of film

Deaf Characters on TV

Dr. Emma Coolridge-Heros

Jodie Lerner-The L Word 

Bonnie Richmond-Jericho

Joey Lucas-The West Wing

Daphne Vasquez-Switched at Birth