Shirley was born to a deaf family who dreamed of having a deaf baby just like them. The only problem was that she could hear. Shirley has become a living bridge between the hearing and deaf communities and now lectures across the country on tolerance and understanding.
Shirley Shalom Cohen grew up hearing in a deaf family. She has become a passionate lecturer on the importance of tolerating and understanding the world of the deaf. For the last three years she has been lecturing to various hearing audiences in both the private and public sectors.