November 14, 2019
movie theaters should have open captions

What we can learn about open captions from this small movie theater

People who are deaf and hard of hearing often avoid movie theaters because of inadequate captioning. More theaters should have open captions.
November 11, 2019
Emerald city deaf book club

Book Review: ‘Emerald City,’ a novel by Brian Birnbaum

PR Hilton reviews Emerald City and interviews author Brian Birnbaum, who is an only Child of Deaf Adults (CODA). The Deaf community is part of the book.
November 6, 2019
astrology of deaf celebrities

The Astrology of 8 Deaf and Hard of Hearing Celebrities

The astrology of deaf celebrities will tell you more about them. The astrological charts of eight deaf celebrities are profiled.
November 5, 2019
El deafo - books for kids with hearing loss

Book Review: ‘El Deafo’ graphic novel helps kids gain confidence with hearing loss

"El Deafo" is a graphic novel that follows the story of Cece, a bunny, who gains confidence with herself as she grows up with hearing loss.
October 28, 2019

How this ASL online video game can benefit deaf teens

The world's first fully ASL video game is now out for all to play! It is called "DeafVerse World One: Duel of the Bots" and was created by deaf developers.
October 8, 2019
Deaf and hearing film

‘WHAT?’ A Silent film with Deaf and hearing filmmakers

Have you heard about the “not-so silent” film that channels Buster Keaton and features Deaf and hearing actors, producers, and crew? “WHAT?” is a ground breaking collaboration, written and directed […]
October 1, 2019
deaf book club Hearing Like Me

October Book Club: ‘El Deafo’ by Cece Bell

We're already on the third book of the Hearing Like Me Book Club, and this month's pick is "El Deafo," a graphic novel by CeCe Bell.
September 27, 2019
children's book about hearing loss

This mom was inspired by her son to write a children’s book about hearing loss

Illustrated children’s books are special to Angeliki Pedersen. They helped her learn English when she immigrated at age 24 from Greece. And when her second son was diagnosed with hearing […]
September 26, 2019

Deaf representation is lacking. This is why it matters

We consume different forms of media and entertainment, which his affects our place in the world from a young age, especially when we don’t see people like ourselves represented.  As […]
September 17, 2019
Haben Girma

Haben Girma: The story of a Deafblind trailblazer

She has climbed icebergs in Alaska, used a radial arm saw, helped build a school in Mali, and faced a bull in Eritrea. All of this, despite being Deafblind. But […]
August 6, 2019

Novel ‘Siren Plays Zeperno’ tells the story of a deaf gamer

Imagine a place where people with a wide range of abilities come together to play an online card-based role-playing game. That’s the core of author Geoff O’Brien’s new novel, “Siren […]
August 1, 2019
Zackary Arthur

How my hearing loss helps my acting

Twelve-year-old Zackary Arthur doesn’t let his hearing loss pull him away from the camera. If anything, he believes it makes him a better actor. “It made me a better listener […]
July 23, 2019
lauren ridloff deaf super hero

Lauren Ridloff will play first deaf superhero in Marvel’s ‘The Eternals’

Actress Lauren Ridloff, who is best known for her role in the Broadway play “Children of a Lesser God,” will be the first deaf superhero, according to Marvel Studios. Ridloff, […]
July 19, 2019
chicago theater accessibility

Chicago theater accessibility

Chicago theater accessibility is more advanced than many other cities, in my opinion. Here is my review of two live theater as someone with hearing loss.
July 10, 2019
music for language development

New research shows music can help language development

Ludwig van Beethoven is quoted as saying “Music is like a dream. One that I cannot hear.” Beethoven had severe hearing loss and tinnitus, but he still found comfort in […]
July 4, 2019
"Life and Deaf"

Marlee Matlin to star in Disney’s ‘Life and Deaf’

A new comedy show called "Life and Deaf," will explore the life of a kid with deaf parents in the '70s and star the award-winning actress and deaf activist Marlee Matlin.
July 3, 2019
improving accessibility through cymatics

Improving Accessibility Through Cymatics

CymaSpace is a non-profit performance venue and technology incubator based in Portland, Oregon that uses cymatics to improve accessibility for the deaf and hard of hearing community.
June 27, 2019
cochlear implant in Toy Story 4

Pixar shows inclusivity with cochlear implant in ‘Toy Story 4’

Pixar Animation Studios took a step toward inclusivity in their newest movie, “Toy Story 4,” where they feature a little boy wearing a decorated cochlear implant.  The deaf and hard […]
June 19, 2019
gamers with hearing loss

5 tips for gamers with hearing loss

Whether it is communicating with your teammates or trying to identify where the enemy is coming from, there are obstacles for gamers with hearing loss.
June 11, 2019
take that sign language at concert

Woman signs entire Take That concert for deaf friend

When DeafieBlogger asked her friend to sign a Take That concert, she happily agreed, using Sign Supported English and BSL to help her enjoy the show.