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Dan Savage's "Miracle!": Insult or Ode to The Deaf-Blind?
Posted by: Staff Writer on Aug. 27, 2012 | Comments
If Dan Savage were Dr. Jekyll, then his latest theatrical potion turned Helen Keller into a glittery Dr. Hyde: A shock-collared Deaf-Blind pet of drag queens. But he hasn’t cooked up a monster, he’s cooked up a re-examination of the story we all know and love.Read More
How Much Do We Spend On Listening Devices?
Posted by: Staff Writer on Aug. 20, 2012 | Comments
There’s no such thing as a free lunch, and one of the challenges we face in the Deaf Community is finding affordable means to cope in a hearing world. Though sign language is an excellent communication tool and way of life for many of us, lack of technology can have a dramatic effect on a Deaf or hard of hearing person’s life.
Why Does Sign Language Look So...Angry?
Posted by: Staff Writer on July 10, 2012 | Comments
An Open Letter to Businesses Curious About Deaf Culture: For every person who comments that “sign language is such a beautiful language,” there is another person who thinks sign language looks … well, angry. That’s because no matter how beautiful the language really is, it is apt to be punctuated with quizzical frowns, intense hand movements, raised eyebrows, and other mannerisms.Read More