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A Deaf In the Family (this is how I will keep my hobbit alive in my head)

Bobby woke up in a white room, surrounded by clinically white walls and the smell of iodine.  The first person he saw had a badge that read John Thompson, RN.   516 more words

Deaf Culture

Professor immersed in deaf and hearing cultures

By Maria Gomez

CCC Journalism Program

BLACKWOOD – Professor SallyAnn Emilius of Abington, Pa., has been teaching American Sign Language at Camden County College for 20 years. 408 more words

Camden County College

The God who fits the pieces of the puzzle: In Conversation with Rebecca Thurrowgood

Saul and Rebecca Thurrowgood got married in 2008. They have 3 children, Leia, Zoe and Emily. Saul has worked in science for a long time and had no reason to believe in anything spiritual until a student at his workplace told him about Christianity and offered to buy him a Bible—surprisingly he accepted. 2,057 more words


Kathy Buckley

Hello, my name is Kadan Brady. I’m a junior at the University of Tulsa and I’m minoring in Deaf Education. I’m new to the Deaf Community and I‘m enjoying every minute of it. 374 more words


High-Tech Items Giving Deaf-Blind Online Access

SANDS POINT, N.Y. (AP) – New technology and a federally funded program are helping low-income individuals who can’t see and hear access the Internet.

Through a three-year pilot program called… 177 more words


Films Featuring a Deaf Theme or Deaf Culture

Available streaming on Netflix:

1. The Sound of Fury

A very good documentary following a deaf family torn over the decision of whether to allow their young daughter to receive a cochlear implant. 119 more words


Finding Silence

The value of silence in deaf culture is an interesting concept to explore.  All too often, the majority hearing culture seems to unconsciously assume that such an appreciation for silence may stem from the fact that the deaf know nothing in contrasting sounds to appreciate.  846 more words