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At my last check-up, I mentioned to my doctor that I sometimes felt overwhelmed by the many people I know who are sick or battling illness. 553 more words


Rocking out in ASL


It has been beyond forever, but I come back bearing fantastic news- at least I think so anyway. So we all know I plan on getting a degree in Deaf Education since my part of my family is either deaf or HOH and I an HOH (Hard of hearing for those just joining us). 101 more words

Love And Life

Return of the Deaf-Mute: Our Next Deaf Culture Conversation

Did you know there’s a troubling, but rich, history using the term “Deaf-Mute” in America? ┬áJanna and I have written a new book “conversation” about that pejorative label released┬áby… 616 more words

David Boles University

Moments of growth and learning

It’s been exactly 3 months since I arrived in Washington D.C. I can’t believe how much I’ve learnt in such a short span of time. However, I haven’t had ample time to process and reflect on what I have learnt simply because I’ve been a busy bee racing to meet numerous deadlines over the past 4 weeks. 594 more words

American Sign Language

Deaf Peace Corps Volunteer in the Philippines Used FSL

Sometime last year, I visited Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C. with my relatives. I had an appointment to meet its librarian Ms. Diana Moore. I previously had email communications with her because of her interest to have a copy of “Silent Odyssey,” my documentary on Deaf Filipinos for their library collections. 413 more words