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.
June 10, 2019
Chella Man

Chella man: This is what deaf looks like

Model and activist Chella Man recently release a new clothing collection to promote inclusivity and share his experiences through his art.
June 5, 2019

Deaf gamer Danik Soudakoff talks streaming, signing and never giving up

Deaf gamer Danik Soudakoff isn’t just a fan of video games. He also strives to improve the games he loves by making them more accessible for other gamers with hearing […]
May 31, 2019
Fortnite accessibility

How Fortnite is accessible to the deaf community

Fortnite! This is one of the most popular battle royale games in the gaming ecosystem right now. Like any other teenager, I enjoy playing Fortnite with my friends. I like […]
May 29, 2019
breaking barriers for deaf artists

PAD Productions: A company breaking barriers for deaf artists

I recently caught up with deaf actress and co-founder of PAD Productions (Positive About Deafness in arts and media), Lara Steward. We discussed #DeafTalent and her passion for breaking barriers […]
May 23, 2019
sign language jewelry

Designer launches sign language jewelry

Jewelry designer Naama Gilo was born with a hearing loss. Because she grew up in a hearing environment, sign language wasn’t a big part of her life. When she received […]
May 22, 2019

Did you know the winner of “The Voice,” Maelyn Jarmon, is deaf in one ear?

Maelyn Jarmon won season 16 of “The Voice!” Did you also know that she is deaf in one ear? As one of the show’s frontrunners going into Monday’s finale, Jarmon […]
May 7, 2019
deaf artist

Artist shows diversity and uniqueness of hearing loss

April 8, 2019
concert

Do’s and Don’t’s of Going to a Concert with Hearing Loss

April 5, 2019

Sugar Ray’s Mark McGrath reveals he has hearing loss