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Hard of Hearing?


My name is Mckena, I am 21 years old, and I am hard of hearing. What that means is that I have a hearing loss. 208 more words


Who Knew Technology Was Our Friend?

June 16, 2017. A few weeks ago, my husband brought out an old movie on VHS we’d never gotten around to watching, ‘A Chorus Line… 466 more words

Prince Edward Island

Reflections from someone who is still trying to figure it all out.

by: dr.shel.b.

U·ni·fi·ca·tion /yoonəfəˈkāSH(ə)n/ noun — the process of being united or made into a whole.

We are a fractured bunch, us folks in deaf education, and it seems that while we have been putting tremendous effort in trying to “fix” all the problems in our field, we have neglected one of the biggest and most important ones, playing nice…  754 more words

American Sign Language

3 Years Ago

I happened to glance at my wall on Saturday morning when I woke for the day.  On my wall hangs the framed certificate I received when I was named a HearStrong Champion.   621 more words


It’s a subject I have thought about often.  A few months ago, I even wrote a blog post about the whole thing.  To say I am not a fan of the word “inspirational” as it relates to people with disabilities is like saying a glacier is a small piece of ice.  831 more words


My Nonexistent Dating Life

Guess what! I am 25 years old and have never been on a date! Yes, that is 100% true. Sure, I’ve been asked out on dates, but for one reason or another, they just never happened. 847 more words

Chronically Ill