May 20, 2020
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COVID-19 pandemic hits deaf college students hard

There are more than 200,000 deaf students in US colleges. 74 percent of deaf college students say online learning is harder than traditional, in-class learning.
May 4, 2020
Kelly Clarkson ASL I Dare You

Kelly Clarkson releases new ASL video for song ‘I Dare You’

The "I Dare You" Kelly Clarkson ASL video premiered on National Sign Language day and includes deaf stars such as Nyle DiMarco and Millicient Simmonds.
May 1, 2020
How are my passion for reading and hearing loss related? I often think about my hearing loss and its correlation to my ove of knowledge and reading.

How my hearing loss sparked my passion for reading

How are my passion for reading and hearing loss related? I often think about my hearing loss and its correlation to my ove of knowledge and reading.
April 8, 2020
Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist

NBC’s ‘Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist’ features deaf performers in ASL dance scene

American Sign Language and dance were joined together for a musical number on the show “Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist.” Jane Levy plays the title role of Zoey in NBC’s newest show […]
April 6, 2020
yoga in sign language

Community Spotlight: This Signing Yogi is making yoga accessible

Yoga isn’t always completely accessible to deaf and hard of hearing people, but Bethaney the founder of Sign Yoga, is changing this. The UK signing yogi teaches yoga classes in […]
March 24, 2020
deaf-blind actor

Deaf-Blind actor gets lead role in short film

A man from Long Island has become “perhaps the first deaf-blind actor in a lead movie role,” according to the New York Times. Robert Tarango, a kitchen worker from the […]
March 2, 2020
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How my hearing loss inspired a career in entertainment

The world of TV and film has always been incredibly captivating to me. My hearing loss inspired me to pursue a career in entertainment.
February 26, 2020
deaf actors

Four deaf actors to watch on Netflix right now

Are you a fan of the shows, "The Society." "You" or "Tales of the City?" All these Netflix shows feature deaf actors we love and are must watch shows!
February 17, 2020
deaf doctor on Grey's Anatomy

Introducing Shoshannah Stern, the Deaf Doctor on Grey’s Anatomy

This past Thursday was a big night for primetime TV for deaf talent. Deaf actress Shoshannah Stern was introduced in a multi-episode arc on “Grey’s Anatomy” as Dr. Lauren Riley, […]
February 14, 2020
tips for dating a deaf person

7 tips for dating with hearing loss

If you're dating someone with hearing loss for the first time, there can be hurdles. I've compiled a brief list of tips for dating a deaf person.
February 10, 2020
Chase Bank

Chase Bank opens location for deaf and hard of hearing

The first bank for deaf and hard of hearing people, a Chase Bank, is now open on the H Street Corridor in Washington, D.C.
February 7, 2020
USA Women's National Deaf Soccer Team

USA Women’s National Deaf Soccer Team players share the power of community

I’m on the USA Women’s National Deaf Soccer Team, which recently had a training camp in Salt Lake City. Camp was filled with team bonding, communication work, good food, dorm-style […]
January 10, 2020
working with an employee who has hearing loss

Tips for working with an employee who has hearing loss

Working with an employee who has hearing loss can mean challenges on both sides. This is a list of tips for working with an employee who has hearing loss.
December 3, 2019
gift guide for people with hearing loss

2019 Holiday Gift Guide for people with hearing loss

The holidays can be stressful, especially when trying to decide what gifts to buy. I've rounded up a 2019 Holiday Gift Guide for people with hearing loss.
September 25, 2019
being intimate with hearing loss

Are hearing aids sexy? The truth of being intimate with hearing loss

Intimacy can be a sensitive subject to talk about for anyone, and being intimate while wearing hearing aids can bring about another level of challenges! As someone who has lived […]
September 18, 2019
deaf awareness month 2019

How to participate in Deaf Awareness Month 2019!

Did you know that September is International Deaf Awareness Month also known as deaf awareness month? Here's what to know about deaf awareness month 2019.
September 3, 2019
simulate what it's like to be deaf/hoh

Games that simulate what it’s like to be deaf or hard of hearing

You’d think it’d be easier to describe to people what it’s like being deaf or hard of hearing, but it’s similar one of those “you had to be there” situations. […]
August 23, 2019
Lee Duck-hee

Duck-hee Lee first deaf tennis player to win ATP Tour main draw match

This past Monday night saw Duck-hee Lee become the first deaf tennis player to win an ATP-level tennis match beating Henri Laaksonen on Switzerland 7-6 (4), 6-1 in the first […]
August 8, 2019
positives of having hearing loss

How would my life be different if I didn’t have hearing loss?

I’ve mentioned it in previous posts, but I’ll say it again: I used to really resent having hearing loss and being different from the majority. I was never bullied or […]
July 30, 2019
book about a deaf child

“EPHPHATHA” is a new book about a deaf child growing up in a hearing world

A father shares the story of his son and how he taught others to adapt and learn from someone with hearing loss in a new book about deaf child.