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The Art of Lipreading

True story from yours truly: I began learning ASL at the age of eighteen. When a family member found out their response was, “shouldn’t she learn how to lipread?” 383 more words


Signal dog

Source: http://www.stichtingsignaalhond.nl/

In my blogs, I regularly write about technical aids that support better speech and hearing understanding.
Today I want to highlight a living tool that is hairy and has four legs: the signal dog. 415 more words


Make Your Voice Heard!

If ever you needed proof that I care about all disabilities and not just wheelchairs, then here it is:

The company I work for helps to develop and implement digital health technology in the NHS, making healthcare easier to reach and more accessible for everyone. 223 more words


I Want to Go To College: Part 1

“What do you think about my new song?” I signed when I picked her up.

“I love your lyrics. I don’t know how it sounds. Sorry.” She replied. 626 more words

Daily Prompt

How can I learn sign language?

Hi there!  I recently I shared a few videos on Instagram and Facebook of me signing and introducing myself and explaining why we are learning sign language (specifically ASL or American Sign Language for us, and yep there are different versions of sign language depending on where you live!).   2,025 more words



Last week was quite hectic and exciting for me. In the Dutch media it was announced that a law is being drafted that allows employers to hire people with a handicap or a disability for less than the legally required minimum wage. 387 more words