I’ve recently decided to learn something new. Sign language! What made me decide to learn this? When I was in the 9th grade we found out one of my younger cousins was born deaf. 407 more words
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Today at 1:30 PM Eastern Time–Gallaudet will make a formal announcement who will be president for Gallaudet University: Roberta “Bobbi” Cordano, Pamela Lloyd-Ogoke or Annette Reichman?31 more words
In an article from Mashable called “Left Speechless”, Claire Trageser describes significant cuts to interpreter services at Yosemite National Park. In short, while the park used to have rangers who were–themselves–certified interpreters and/or fluent in sign language, the park now relies upon contract interpreters to serve the declining number of Deaf visitors. 89 more words
George Orwell’s Mind: AWESOME!
Cochlear implant is a secret to put systems in place to trick Deaf children–to trick their brains and hearing—into staying on task when cochlear implant industries need them to.538 more words
I am young man who suffers from a significant hearing loss from birth because of that I have struggled with acceptance and being picked on. In middle school I was granted an opportunity to attend the Kansas School for the Deaf and lost myself in a world of being accepted and heard. 259 more words