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Dating Someone Who is Deaf/HoH

Dating is a tangled web of guesses, tries, do-overs and misses. It’s messy and a rush to be involved with another living being. But what about when not only language but the ability to hear is an impediment? 397 more words


A Show of Hands—An Evening with the National Theater of the Deaf

By Jean F. Andrews

On Friday, November 13, 2015, at the University of Houston’s Jose Quintero Theater on campus, the National Theater of the Deaf… 219 more words

Deaf In Prison

Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) in Alabama sent out a special award for my ongoing fight against hatred and intolerance in America. My name will be added to the Wall of Tolerance for taking a stand against hatred.

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Non verbal and Sign Language

Kids who are non verbal can often learn many basic signs which give them an alternative to using their voice to communicate.  American Sign Language or ASL uses many different aspects of communication through body language, facial expressions and gestures, that allows non verbal kids to give information easily and with less frustration. 176 more words

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What helps kids with special needs communicate?

I have two special needs kids  – both with communication issues.  I went through my pediatrician and then Early Intervention Services  in my state.  How did I learn to communicate with my two sons? 97 more words

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A Day in the Life, Updated #1day12pics

One of the most frequently pinned posts here is A Day in the Life, in which I describe a typical day for us as a family with a medically complex child. 1,590 more words


Can the Deaf/HoH Sing or Enjoy Music? Yes!

I’m sure some of you have gone to a concert and seen a sign language interpreter transliterating the songs and probably thought to yourself, “Why are deaf people here? 381 more words