Underemployment and unemployment are major issues for those in the deaf community. Shireen Hafeez and the crew over at deafkidscode.org are looking to make an impact on that situation. Like many passionate advocates, her life was directly affected by deafness. After her son was diagnosed with Sensorineural Hearing Loss, her awareness grew. And as her […]
If you’d have asked me this, I would understand there’s a difference, but could I have given a great breakdown of either? Not-so-much. “We often find that failing to understand the difference between language and speech is a barrier to understanding ‘#devlangdis‘.” – Karla McGregor True enough. So, to help with this, radld.org put together
You’re leaving high school and heading off to college. Fantastic! For those who have been blessed with accommodations and are worried about what you’ll do in college without them, there may be some trepidation tagging along with your excitement. Well, worry not. There’s good news! Many colleges and universities do have accommodations available. Because they
Missed this one initially, but how encouraging is this? Amazing what some patience, vision, and teamwork can bring about. Who in our lives can we uplift in similar fashion? Our thanks to Deaf Be Not Proud for posting this on their twitter feed. See the brief article and news video here: https://abc6onyourside.com/news/local/deaf-att-employee-and-coworkers-bond-together-by-learning-sign-language?jwsource=cl CREDIT: Image is
Have your tissues ready? I don’t care if you have a heart harder than Captain America’s shield, you’ll need them for this. If you aren’t aware of how deafness can impact a person’s life, especially those born outside of places like the U.S. where awareness and resources are prevalent, this video of Patrick will help.