This article originally appeared on VICE Brazil.
"Educational challenges faced by deaf people in Brazil" was the essay prompt for 2017's ENEM, or National High School Exam: A non-mandatory, standardized Brazilian national exam that left many unprepared students surprised. The sheer volume of clueless responses—ranging from braille use and ramps, for instance—revealed the general public's ignorance regarding the hard of hearing community, and brought forth a discussion about social inclusion in different arenas. The video game industry is one of them.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://waypoint.vice.com/en_us/article/9kdb73/working-to-make-brazils-gaming-scene-more-accessible-for-deaf-players