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Northeastern hosts ASL festival

March 28, 2013

Cheers and laughter along with oohs and aahs filled Blackman Auditorium on Friday night as Northeastern kicked off its 16th annual, three-day ASL (American Sign Language) Festival. 484 more words
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SubErasure Poems

SubErasure Poems

By Derek Newman-Stille

There is a constant problem in theatres. Hearing people demand that subtitles be turned off because they are “distracting”. The privilege their comfort over any access by D/deaf or hard of hearing people. 271 more words


Single-sided Deafness and Me

First, I live with single-sided deafness which is known by other names; however, I use the term single-sided deafness to convey the significance.

When I’ve told people that I have unilateral hearing loss, they believe that my non-functioning ear works with amplification… 1,060 more words

Life Lessons

Unsolicited Advice

Let’s all talk about the elephant in the room: unsolicited advice.

People always want to offer up their advice, that is just human nature. Sometimes the advice is awesome, and other times the advice is less than stellar. 525 more words

Baby Registries

Okay, Mamas, let’s talk baby registries.

We are currently registered with Amazon and Target for Baby Wrinkle. I have always kind of leaned toward doing a Walmart registry, just for the sake of ease. 695 more words

Pregnancy Updates: Week 20

Oh, pregnancy, my dear old friend.

The last two weeks have went by so fast. In just two short weeks we will find out the sex of our little Wrinkle. 266 more words

Going to Church

I am a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and church has probably been where I’ve struggled the most since my hearing has gotten worse. 1,052 more words