Deaf News: Deaf woman forced to sit on floor of train because there was no room for her hearing dog

Posted on February 3, 2017

The Mirror has reported that a Deaf civil servant was forced to sit on the floor of a train with her hearing dog, despite having informed them of her needs.

The story reports:

In the clip, watched more than 2,000 times, she says: “So here I am on a train stuck on the floor with Inca because there is just nowhere for us to sit.

“Stranded. Tried talking to the guard, tried being reasonable but they just wouldn’t listen.

“And it’s not just me. There us a poor lady stuck with a pram left standing. Disgusted is not the word.”

In a comment alongside the video, she added: “Guards need to understand we need extra leg room for dogs so people don’t trip over them.

“What’s upset me more is that I booked the assistance.”

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