Tags » Deaf Culture

Deaf History: An Aid to Understanding a Culture?

Something that is becoming apparent to me during my Ph.D study is that you can link through to almost any discipline when you have a question you’re aiming to answer. 449 more words


Is it deaf or Deaf?

While doing some proofreading recently, I came across this excellent article, How not to write ‘deaf’? A user guide, by John D Walker, who sets out the difference between using ‘deaf’ and ‘Deaf’. 145 more words


No Ordinary Hero: The SuperDeafy Movie

I was rapt when they announced that there was going to be two free screenings of No Ordinary Hero: The SuperDeafy Movie right here on campus. 232 more words


American Sign Language

I started teaching my son Myles baby signs when he was 6 months old because of all the positive benefits I had read about. However, once he started talking I stopped using sign language and focused mainly on oral speech. 195 more words

Sign Language

Why I Set Up Deaf Blog The Limping Chicken

I set up The Limping Chicken, a deaf news and blogs website, in February 2012. My life hasn’t been the same since!

From that day onwards, we have published at least one article every weekday, featuring over 120 deaf writers, and gaining over 2 million views. 669 more words

Community Blog

The Redefining Disability Project Post #2-- On Definitions


When I started blogging about disability, I found a lot of misconceptions and conflicting viewpoints about exactly what “disability” means. This post is my way of making sure that readers and participants in this project are on the same page. 1,167 more words

Rose Meets World

First Day of School

“First day of school, first day of school” – Nemo

No quote is deeper than one from the ocean right… Haha… Ha… Anyway. The first day of school is here… 202 more words