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Social Media Storm: #HearingPrivilege and #DeafGain
Posted by: Staff Writer on Oct. 4, 2016 | Comments
The recent social media campaign #HearingPrivilege and #DeafGain ran the last week of September which some in the Deaf community marked as Deaf Awareness Week. Both were enormously popular and showcased one of the ways social media is leveraged to spread awareness and create a catalyst for conversations and debate within the Deaf community.
Founder's Corner: Boom! Nyle Shakes up Deaf Stereotypes
Posted by: Staff Writer on Oct. 8, 2015 | Comments
What a stud! Can I say that? I look forward to watching Nyle DiMarco strike a pose every week on America’s Next Top Model (ANTM). It’s easy to focus on the obvious, Nyle DiMarco is beautiful. He’s on a show that celebrates beauty. I could stop right there.Read More
Our Latest Obsession at deaffriendly.com: OtoSense
Posted by: Staff Writer on April 20, 2015 | Comments
A couple weeks ago, during our weekly staff meeting, we were swapping stories about missed doorbells, burning cookies in the oven, and well… overflowing the bathroom sink. It’s a Deaf thing. C’mon, you’ve been there too, right? One our staffers remembers the day she overflowed the sink, twice and burned a romantic dinner for her sweetie. Needless to say she wasn’t feeling the love that night as she washed a load of sopping wet towels.Read More
Do You Know What It Means To Be #deaffriendly?
Posted by: Staff Writer on Sept. 22, 2014 | Comments
You know what a cost-benefit analysis is. You have your accountant’s telephone number on speed-dial. You even know how to expertly run a social media campaign on Facebook and Twitter. But, do you know what it means to be a deaf-friendly business?Read More
What is Better Hearing and Speech Month to YOU?
Posted by: Staff Writer on May 12, 2014 | Comments
We live in a world of chatterboxes. From giving big work presentations to saying “I love you,” speech and hearing is part of many life experiences. That’s why entire industries, brands, and careers are devoted to helping people hear – or speak – better. Not only that, the entire month of May is devoted to celebrating “Better Hearing and Speech Month” (also known as BHSM).Read More
ridicuLIST: Deaf People Cannot Appreciate Music
Posted by: Staff Writer on Sept. 12, 2013 | Comments
“I’ve got deaf tones but I’m not tone deaf,” recording artist Sean Forbes raps in “I’m Deaf,” one of his latest music video's. “Look, I understand you might be leery getting music beats from the hard of hearing.”Read More
flashBACK Friday: Carbon-Copy Paper
Posted by: Staff Writer on July 25, 2013 | Comments
I was reading a newspaper the other day and once I put it down I noticed my fingers were covered in print residue. The mess on my fingers suddenly took me on a trip down memory lane: carbon-copy paper used for note-taking.Read More
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.Read More
ridicuLIST: All Deaf People Make Good Spies
Posted by: Staff Writer on June 12, 2013 | Comments
Do not heed advice from the cast members of Seinfeld when in one episode they convince Marlee Matlin’s comical deaf character, Laura, to lip-read and eavesdrop on one of George’s ex-girlfriends at a party.Read More
500 Reviews Later: We're Halfway to our Goal!
Posted by: Staff Writer on April 22, 2013 | Comments
Fresh after our East Coast launch, deafREVIEW hit its second milestone last week – 500 business reviews since our launch in Seattle. Chalk it up to the combined powers of our awesome West and East Coast reviewers.Read More