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Disabilities in the family

Hello, hello!

So previously in my Introduction I’ve mentioned about having a profoundly deaf family which comes with it’s own problems and struggles (like any family with a disability) but it’s also a whole lot of fun! 1,040 more words


Amid negative news, altruism spurs gratitude

Day by Day:
Amid negative news, altruism spurs gratitude

November 21, 2017

This Week News

Giving thanks means different things to different people. 657 more words

Cochlear Implants

World Hello Day

Today is the 45th annual World Hello day! Anyone can participate in World Hello Day simply by greeting ten people. This demonstrates the importance of personal communication for preserving peace! 35 more words


Wonderstruck / ***

Even after about a week of tossing around Wonderstruck, the new Todd Haynes film, in my mind, I’m still not entirely sure what to think of it. 483 more words

Movie Reviews

This Is Not a Hearing Aid

Magma have included this poem in their latest issue:

This Is Not a Hearing Aid

this is jewellery!
     Amaze your friends, make a statement:
         you have art, you have sculpture in each ear, 178 more words


On the Complexities of Being Deaf

Writing some of the essays for my book has been harder than I expected. In the past few years, so much has happened that has made me question the way I see my identity as a deaf person, and as someone who believes in inclusion (which, in practice, can be messy and incomplete). 1,197 more words


Alone in the Crowd

I hope you know how lucky you are. Yes, you. The one who signs up for workshops on a whim, clicks on online videos to learn something new, goes to a networking happy hour to meet like-minded professionals and make new contacts, who listens to podcasts while working out or on road trips, who sits around a campfire chatting with friends, with no worries about how you’re going to understand what’s going on. 807 more words