September 22, 2021
about sign language

Learn some things about sign language

This month we’re celebrating Deaf Awareness Month, an initiative of the World Federation of the Deaf (WFD), which corresponds with International Week of the Deaf People 2021. Today, Sept. 22, […]
April 30, 2021
deaf black people to know about

Famous deaf black individuals you should know about

There are so many talented Black Deaf people to know. From directors and actors, to baseball players to bloggers, each has made an impact on the world.
April 14, 2021
Google Chrome accessibility

Google Chrome adds live captions in push for accessibility

Google Chrome is the latest platform to get an accessibility update, allowing users to add captions directly to their screens when using audio and video.
April 7, 2021
deaf Black character in a video game

Introducing the first deaf Black character in a video game

The gaming world now has an achievement unlocked. The first deaf Black character has been cast in a video game!
March 31, 2021
Bulgaria officially recognizes sign language

Bulgaria officially recognizes sign language

A law has been passed in Bulgaria which officially recognizes sign language.
March 10, 2021
Black ASL interpreter Billy Sanders

‘ASL Bae’: Get to know Black ASL interpreter Billy Sanders

Black sign language interpreter Billy Sanders interpreted for D.C. mayor Muriel Bowser during the January riots. He's gone viral and has a mission.
February 1, 2021
accessible emergency services

Accessible emergency services around the world

What if you can't pick up the phone in an emergency? Hearing Like Me looks at what some countries are doing to make emergency services accessible.
January 11, 2021
history of closed captioning Emerson Romero

Emerson Romero, pioneer of closed captioning

The history of closed captioning can be tracked back to Emerson Romero, a deaf silent film actor, who sought a change in films.
December 9, 2020
employment rights for people with hearing loss

U.S. employment rights for people with hearing loss

This year has been a hard one. The worldwide pandemic has put many out of work and increased the struggle to make ends meet. During this time, job security is […]
November 23, 2020
deaf artists around the world

A look at some deaf artists around the world

“If we are to preserve culture we must continue to create it.” – Johan Huizinga Art is the glue that holds a culture together. This is true in the deaf […]
November 2, 2020
recognizing an official sign language

Why sign language should be an official language

An estimated 1% of the total population is born Deaf, and most likely, learns and speaks a signed language. But with more than 200 versions of sign language worldwide, there is […]
October 7, 2020
U.S. debates with sign language

How to watch the U.S. debates with sign language

Access to information is important. Here's how people with hearing loss can watch the U.S. Presidential debates with sign language.
October 5, 2020
ASL interpreters for COVID

ASL interpreters now mandatory for U.S. COVID briefings

Effective October 1, all announcements around coronavirus taking place on White House grounds must have ASL interpreters for COVID briefings.
September 30, 2020
black deaf history in America

A brief history of Black Deaf people in America

The history of Black Deaf people in America have largely been overlooked or simply not recorded, includin Black American Sign Language.
September 28, 2020
Deaf fun facts

Deaf Fun Facts You Need to Know

In celebration of Deaf Awareness Month this September, we’ve gathered a list of some of the most interesting Deaf Fun Facts for you to know. Have you ever played trivia […]