30+ Interesting Facts About Sleep That You Definitely Didn’t Know

The Deaf Can Communicate While Asleep

#28 The Deaf Can Communicate While Asleep

Communicating effectively is an everyday challenge for deaf people. While they are no less intelligent and caring than the normal lot, there are instances where they struggle to express themselves.

Interestingly, the deaf may continue communicating even when they are far asleep. In 2017, an elderly deaf man suffering from rapid eye movement sleep behaviour disorder was observed using sign languages in his sleep.

Though there isn’t much explanation to this incident, doctors think that it may be common among the users of sign language.

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