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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. 233 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


Children of a Lesser God, Children of a Different Choice

“Do you think that we could find a place that we can meet, not in silence and not in sound?”

James Leeds (William Hurt), a speech teacher, presents this question to Sarah Norman (Marlee Matlin), a deaf custodian, as they try to reconcile the differences between their worlds. 940 more words

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Signed languages and the Hearing

Yesterday, I was tired of the Everything that TV offers. Instead, I retreated to my room and chose to watch ASL music videos. I have my favourites. 657 more words

Culture Shock