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Nyle DiMarco Embodies Deaf Cultural Values

The Deaf community has gone wild about Nyle DiMarco. Not only because of his stunning dance routines on Dancing with the Stars or his winning the competition as… 382 more words

Families With Deaf Children

Let's Talk About 'DWTS' Nyle DiMarco and His Abs

Let’s talk about abs. More specifically, Dancing With the Stars┬ácontestant Nyle DiMarco‘s abs. Oh yeah, and his talent. That too.

We originally met Nyle as the first deaf contestant on America’s Next Top Model. 262 more words


Signing and clothes

As a sign language interpreter, I am somewhat limited in my clothing options. Clothes that are too “busy” would make my signing hard to see, because the clothes are distracting. 137 more words


Hawkeye's Deafness

Hawkeye’s Deafness
A review of Jeff Lemire and Ramon Perez’ “Hawkeye #5: All New Hawkeye” (Marvel Comics, 2015).

By Derek Newman-Stille

As a disability scholar and a fan of Jeff Lemire’s work, I was extremely excited to discover that Lemire had taken on the writing of the Hawkeye comics. 576 more words

Fiction Book Reviews

Sign language classes have begun for me

We’re two weeks in so far, and it’s really interesting, because we learn both ASL and TTSL signs where applicable. We got a lot more of TTSL v ASL signs today and it’s actually pretty cool. 542 more words

deaf history profile-geronimo cardano

Geronimo Cardano, a physician and mathematician living in Italy in the 16th century, was one of the first people to believe that deaf people were just as intelligent as hearing ones. 208 more words