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ridiculist: Deaf People Can’t Read or Write

Posted by: Staff Writer on July 10, 2013  |  Comments

What do the names Kisor, Briscoe and Desloges have in common? First, all of them are published authors. Second, all of them are deaf or hard of hearing.

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Young Deaf Gen X-ers, Here's Why You Need A Living Will

Posted by: Staff Writer on May 28, 2013  |  Comments

Estate planning isn't just for your ailing grandfather, the still-unidentified person in Florida who won the most recent $590.5M PowerBall, or Ritchie Riches with gold diggers in hot pursuit. Estate planning is for you, deaf, deaf-blind, and hard of hearing consumers.

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Road Tripping for Education: DeafVibe's National Tour Sparks Dreams, Plugs Vocational Pathways

Posted by: Staff Writer on April 11, 2013  |  Comments

This isn't your Grandpa's RV, nor the road trip you took while barely out of puberty. In Jack Kerouac's On The Road, two soul-searching young men blaze across the nation in a '49 Hudson. Fast forward 60 years, and two men in an RV (see their tour dates here) are helping deaf/hard of hearing students find their calling – and spur them into academic action.

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flashBACK: Oral Method in Deaf Institutes (Post-Milan 1880)

Posted by: Staff Writer on March 25, 2013  |  Comments

The use of Manual sign and Oralism has been in a life-long battle since the beginning of education for the Deaf. A speaker in the documentary, “Through Deaf Eyes” describes the period of Oralism in Deaf history as the ‘Dark Ages’- an era we might recall when Deaf students were forced to speak and also punished for using their natural language, American Sign Language.

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What is Paddy Ladd’s “Deafhood” and Have We Found It Yet?

Posted by: Staff Writer on Nov. 12, 2012  |  Comments

It has its own Wikipedia entry. It has a custom sign (“DEAF” + “BELLY”). It literally gets on some peoples’ skin, in the form of tattoos and printed sweatshirts, and under the skin as our consciousness. “Deafhood” is everywhere. But on September 24, we – an audience of 200+ - got the inside scoop straight from the hands of the British guy who invented the term. 

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Do Obama and Romney Have Deaf Issues In Their Binder?

Posted by: Staff Writer on Oct. 25, 2012  |  Comments

Mark your calendars! November 6 is election day. Today, we are 12 days from the most important civic duties: Voting. Anyone - hearing or deaf, knows that this election is … well, different. Maybe it’s  because of the pesky 14-figure debt monkey on our back. Or maybe it’s because many of our unique rights within the deaf community could be at stake.

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Do Do For Deaf Awareness Week? 7 Ways to Celebrate

Posted by: Staff Writer on Sept. 24, 2012  |  Comments

As Dolly Parton said: If you’ve got it, flaunt (well, celebrate) it! The end of September always means leaves turning red, the kids going back to school … and highlighting deaf people, their accomplishments, their issues, and of course their language.

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paoftw

paoftw

American Junkie

A group of my friends, my family and I decided to go to this place for ...

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Libby

Libby

Julia Cameron's Magical Mystical Massage Tour

i love julia’s massages! i always feel so relaxed afterwards. she can use her feet ...

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Kate

Kate

ACT Theatre

We attended the Romeo & Juliet show with Deaf actors Howie Seago and Joshua Castille. I ...

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Meredith

Meredith

Starbucks

This is now the first Signing Starbucks in the US! All staff sign, most are Deaf ...

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