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Deaf, you biscuit!

In celebration of Deaf Awareness month (September) and in celebration of 4 years of committing to this journey, I’m going to share some the fabulous things that, Deaf, has done for me. 1,723 more words

The Gift

SayWhatClub (SWC) is pleased to welcome guest writer and SWCer Elaine Procida who shares the story of her childhood hearing loss and a special someone who helped return to her what she feared was lost forever. 899 more words

Hearing Loss

Apology

Sorry, you’ve become

Too much trouble to talk to

Shouting exhausts me

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Photo by Scott Webb on Unsplash

Hearing Loss And Cochlear Implant

Differences Within Hearing.

Do you know what the difference is between being hard of hearing and being Deaf? In introductory ASL classes this is a topic tackled pretty early on, but it’s tricky. 84 more words

Inspiration

Happy International Week of the Deaf!

All this week I’ll be bringing you videos and content I find that I think would be useful, entertaining, and informative about Deaf culture.

Bit of a disclaimer: most of what I have found to post for this week is actually aimed at the hearing community. 44 more words

Holiday

Sensing The Rhythm

What would you do if the thing you enjoyed most in the world, your dream and your passion, was taken from you?

This was the reality that talented singer Mandy Harvey had to face as just a few months after beginning a music degree at Colorado State University her hearing deteriorated, until by the end of her freshman year, she was profoundly deaf.  696 more words

Sign Language Interpreter Warned of ‘Pizza’ and ‘Bear Monster’ at Irma Briefing

Officials in Manatee County, Fla., drew criticism for asking a local lifeguard unskilled at sign language to interpret crucial evacuation orders.

Published: September 17, 2017 at 05:30AM… 72 more words

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