Kathy Buckley -
Billed as the first hearing-impaired comedienne, she quickly received national acclaim and appeared on network shows including The Tonight Show
, Tom Snyder Show
and Saturday Night Live
. "I got involved in comedy"
, she said, "because laughter is the best medicine in healing, and to make the media at ease with disabilities, Without hearing aids, I've got about 60 percent normal hearing on low frequencies, but absolutely no high-frequency sound. I still don't know if I was born RH negative with a hearing loss, or if I lost my hearing when I... More