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 […]
September 17, 2020
LEGO minifigure with a hearing aid

LEGO adds minifigure with a hearing aid

LEGO building bricks have been around for 62 years. In addition to the classic versions, popular culture sets like Star Wars, Stranger Things, Harry Potter, and Frozen are available. Several […]
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.
February 20, 2020
Huey Lewis hearing loss

Huey Lewis releases what might be his last album because of hearing loss

Huey Lewis and hearing loss: Frontman from Huey Lewis and the News releases what may be his last album because of his hearing loss.
December 6, 2019
Star Wars ad

This inclusive ‘Star Wars’ ad will bring you to tears

A heartwarming Star Wars ad has gone viral, and for good reason. The ad reinforces that Star Wars is truly a universal language.
October 24, 2019
deaf Elton John fans

App will help deaf Elton John fans hear the music

Elton John wants all of his fans, including his hard of hearing fans, to have access to the music on his farewell tour. That’s why he made an app for […]
September 20, 2019
book review on being human

Book review: ‘On Being Human’ by Jen Pastiloff

"On Being Human" includes themes around hearing loss, including personal views, shame and stigmas and making peace. Book Review "On Being Human"
April 3, 2019

More people are adding captions to Instagram stories, here’s how you can too

When videos are posted on Instagram, there isn’t an automatic option to add in captions, but there still is a way to make Instagram stories accessible.
March 22, 2019
Deaf activist Chella man

#DeafTalent: Deaf activist Chella Man cast for “Titans” Season 2

Deaf YouTuber, Model, and Artist, Chella Man, will be adding ‘actor’ to his resume, as he is lined up to appear in Season 2 of DC Universe’s action-adventure series, “Titans.” […]
February 21, 2019
deaf comedian dj demers

How Comedian D.J. Demers is making comedy accessible

Comedian D.J. Demers is making his comedy shows as accessible as possible, with a sign language interpreter and captions.
February 19, 2019
community learns sign language

Community learns sign language for deaf two year old

Two-year-old Samatha (Sam) Savitz loves to chat with all her neighbors, but using sign language rather than words. Sam is deaf and is learning American Sign Language (ASL) as her […]
February 1, 2019

Nyle DiMarco makes deaf-friendly version of Ariana Grande video

Deaf people enjoy music too! That’s the message behind model Nyle DiMarco’s re-make of Ariana Grande’s latest music video. After causing a stir on Twitter last November about the lack […]
January 21, 2019
Jameela Jamil

Jameela Jamil declines a deaf movie role – is change on the horizon?

British actress Jameela Jamil turned down a movie role for a deaf character. “It wouldn’t be appropriate … to take that role and they should find a brilliant deaf woman […]
December 28, 2018
2018 #deaftalent

All you need to know about 2018 #DeafTalent

As 2018 draws to a close, it’s a perfect time to reflect on this year of #DeafTalent in the media. From shining stars to raising deaf awareness, here’s how the […]
December 12, 2018

Deaf musicians team with symphony to play an accessible concert

  Imagine a music concert fully accessible to the hearing loss community. Not just through sound, but sight, touch and a whole host of vibrations. For one occasion only; The […]
November 30, 2018
Kitty O'Neil

Kitty O’Neil, the deaf stuntwoman who wanted to go faster

Pneumonia was the one challenge Kitty O’Neil couldn’t surmount; the daredevil recently died at age 72. But what she faced in her unusual life would have felled the average person. […]
October 29, 2018
deaf custodian

Kindergarteners surprise Deaf custodian by signing Happy Birthday!

A class of kindergarteners in Tullahoma, Tennessee wanted to surprise their Deaf school custodian, Anthony James, by wishing him a very happy 60th birthday in sign language! As soon as […]
October 5, 2018
hearing loss related Instagram

7 hearing loss related Instagram accounts you should be following

Instagram is a showcase of the knowledge, talent and cultural richness of the hearing loss community. My favorite accounts focus on things like Deaf history, bilingual literacy, and equal access […]
September 21, 2018

Deaf community speaks out against new film ‘The Silence’

A recent Twitter storm spiraled as the Deaf community responded to an article published by  The Hollywood Reporter (THR) highlighting John Leonetti’s new film; “The Silence”, which premieres in December. The […]
June 26, 2018

Heartwarming story of teen and deaf, blind man communicating using sign language goes viral

Tim Cook, a deaf, blind man, needed help communicating on his most recent flight from Boston to California, and unexpectedly ended up communicating and connecting with a 15-year-old girl who […]