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Deaf Inmates Sue Michigan Over Lack Of Services In Prisons

DETROIT (AP) – Deaf prisoners and other inmates who have trouble hearing have filed a lawsuit against the state of Michigan, accusing officials of failing to meet their communication needs behind bars. 111 more words


Children of a Lesser God

Released:  1986

Cast:  Marlee Matlin, William Hurt, Piper Laurie, Philip Bosco, Allison Gompf

Oscar Wins:  Best Actress (Marlee Matlin)

Oscar Nominations:  Best Picture, Best Actor (William Hurt), Best Supporting Actress (Piper Laurie), Best Adapted Screenplay (Hesper Anderson, Mark Medoff) 527 more words

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

My Parent's Journey: Raising "Nena" 

Medically proven that I will not ever have the opportunity to be a biological parent. A relative of mine tells me and reminds me that biologically being a parent doesn’t always apply. 951 more words

Personal Experience


“Jenny I’ve got your number, I need to make you mine”. If you grew up in the eighties, you will recognize this phone number instantly and start singing the lyrics of this song. 615 more words

Hearing Impaired

Family Of Deaf Child Sues Football Association For Discrimination

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Fridley family filed suit this week against the Spring Lake Park Panther Youth Football Association over their deaf son’s participation in the league. 321 more words


But I'm not disabled...?

I thought I’d take today to share some of the background of my hearing loss. Until quite recently I never considered terms like “hearing impaired”, “deaf”, or “disability” to apply to myself. 1,223 more words

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Why Going To Loud Concerts Isn’t the Best Choice When Hearing Impaired

My friend asked me if I were to be interested in going to a music festival in New York. The band is called Phish. It’s a 3-day festival. 489 more words