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Music on Monday

Mandy Harvey – “Try”

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This clip has been storming the internet. Ms. Harvey has an incredible talent, and she certainly had to fight to recapture it once she lost her hearing. 205 more words

Music On Monday

Someone to Hear Me by T. A . McKay

Title: Someone to Hear Me             Word Count:290pgs
Genre:Contemporary Gay Romance

Blurb:Kohan has a simple life but he’s happy. The only thing that’s missing is that special someone to come home to at night. 1,236 more words

Gay Romance

Big Ears

At my first GP training practice, the senior partner asked me why I wanted to be a GP. I said that I liked talking to people. 446 more words

India

USA Today: Facebook Live adds closed captioning for deaf and hard of hearing

USA Today: Facebook Live adds closed captioning for deaf and hard of hearing. “Not all Live videos will have closed captions, but if captioning settings are turned on, Facebook users will automatically see closed captions on Live broadcasts when they’re available, Facebook’s director of accessibility Jeffrey Wieland told USA TODAY. 17 more words

Tweaks & Updates

Similarities Between Deaf and Emerging Autistic Culture

(I am not deaf, this article was originally a term paper for my American Sign Language class)

Culture is defined as the beliefs, behaviors, objects, and other characteristics common to the members of a particular group or society. 1,589 more words

Autism

{ARC Review} Not a Sound by Heather Gudenkauf

Not a Sound

by Heather Gudenkauf
Publication Date: May 30, 2017
Goodreads: See here
Suspense/Thriller

Plot at a Glance:

When a tragic accident leaves Amelia Winn profoundly deaf, she spirals into depression that causes her to lose everything that matters: her job, her husband, and her child.

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Reviews

Why mocking sign language is never acceptable...

I have a good sense of humour, I can assure you. My friends will all tell you how I like a laugh – like most people. 460 more words