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Speechless Empathy

I saw a great illustration of empathy the other day, and in a place where I didn’t expect – at a movie theatre We all stood for the national anthem that’s played before the beginning of the movie. 120 more words


Mwahmwahmwah, Wah Wah Mwah

Are you familiar with the cartoon “Charlie Brown”?  You are? Oh, cool.  Then you’ll know that whenever Charlie and the other Peanuts spoke to grown-ups, like parents or teachers, they’d respond with an incoherent “Mwahmwahmwah, wah wah mwah.” This gibberish was understood only by Charlie and the other Peanuts.  3,968 more words


Creating Accessible Websites for Deaf or Hard of Hearing Individuals

The design of a website should be inclusive for equal access to everyone. Barriers which could prevent interaction with websites are removed. This ensures that individuals with disabilities can access the information. 517 more words



There are individuals and organizations that sell service animal certification or registration documents online. These documents do not convey any rights under the ADA and the Department of Justice does not recognize them as proof that the dog is a service animal. 3,019 more words

Former Freshii employee says she was fired because she's hard of hearing

Kalia Douglas-Micallef was eager to spend months, and possibly years, working at a Freshii location in Scarborough.

But after only two days of training, she said she was fired because she is hard of hearing. 792 more words


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April 22, 2018

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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