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I have recently (most likely) permanently lost my voice and I'm terrified. I don't really know what steps I should be taking.

(Very obvious throwaway as I'm nervous and this is extremely personal.

I couldn't find a subreddit for mute people, or folks who have recently become mute or anything, so I hope this is a decent enough place to try and figure out what the heck I'm going to do or should be doing. 290 more words


See It: The Shape of Water

Many thanks to Peg for the chance to see this ahead of release. We were both saying that it will be great to see it again on a big screen. 403 more words


The Silenced Population: A Sneak Peek at the Deaf Community Around Us

According to studies, Boston is definitely a diverse city with population from every aspect But among the different races and people that have different educational backgrounds, there is a certain group of people that are seemingly always silent—the deaf and hard of hearing community. 460 more words


🎼Oh There’s Nothing Like Swag for the Holidays...

Ho Ho Hello to all! Uncle Dale here! That slightly odd uncle you can love from afar because you never have to worry about being seated next to at the family dinner! 158 more words

The Rules

Rule 429

If you are concerned that your interpretation is being recorded on video, you should not be interpreting this police interview.

The Rules

Rule 428

I could not interpret with the skill I have today without the patience, love and encouragement of the Deaf community while I learned hard lessons on their time.

Shout out Adam Bartley!

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Lost in Translation: Unqualified ASL Interpreters Go Unregulated in Mainstream Classrooms Everyday

“She sat up there and waved her arms like she was singing Jingle Bells.” In the Tampa Bay Times, that’s how Rachelle Settambrino, teacher of American Sign Language at the University of South Florida, described Deryln Roberts, the ASL interpreter who delivered a message in gibberish to the Deaf community this week on behalf of the Tampa police chief as he reported about the suspected serial killer in Seminole Heights. 1,207 more words

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