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Why I Don't Speak ASL

When I first tell people that I’m deaf, usually the first thing they ask me is, “Oh, do you know sign language?”

The answer is… 619 more words

Blog

In Support of a Two-Year Old

I just saw this video on the television. The story definitely touched me; tears are rolling down my cheeks. It is refreshing and heartening to hear some good news in the midst of all of the dark things that are happening..

Inspiration

Just a word

In one of my classes as a special ed teacher, there was this small boy. He had significant learning disabilities and he was severely deaf, but he was such an imp! 372 more words

Christianity

The Elusive Condition | #TinnitusWeek

Imagine the whistling of a kettle, a high-pitched and irritating sound which I have to endure every day as a person living with tinnitus. It’s not the most accurate description of the ringing which fills my ears on a daily basis, but it’s the closest I can get to making people understand a condition which is tricky in so many ways. 228 more words

Deafness

The Day the Music Wouldn't Stop

The day I went deaf was the day I lost and gained everything. Well, maybe I should specify that it was only a kind of deafness. 1,470 more words

Short Story

What Did You Say??

In 2012, 360
million people suffered from hearing loss, 32 million of those were children (WHO
2012). That’s a total of 5.3% of the world’s population that live in, what can often… 800 more words