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Watch: The most Googled questions about deaf people answered by Jessica Flores

Have you ever wondered what the most googled questions are about deaf people? Phonak hEARo Jessica Flores wanted to know what the world is wondering about deaf people and made […]

‘The Silent Child’ wins Oscar for Live Action Short Film

‘The Silent Child’ wins an Oscar for Live Action Short Film. The groundbreaking short film written is based on the stories of many deaf children around the world without access to proper language or education.

Optimizing the movie theater captioning experience

Most times when Stacey Carroll – who has a profound hearing loss – goes to the movies, either the captions in the glasses only pick up every other line, or […]

Deaf and hard of hearing characters in popular fiction

I’m sitting in a school library as I write this – one of those magical havens of peace and quiet that somehow manages to whisper with a weighty presence, something […]

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 […]

Optimizing the movie theater captioning experience

Most times when Stacey Carroll, who has a profound hearing loss, goes to the movies, either the captions in the glasses only pick up every other line or the device […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

Audible to release captions for audiobooks

Another form of media that hasn’t been accessible to the deaf community is audiobooks. Soon captions for audiobooks will be available thanks to Audible.

5 ways restaurants can be more deaf-friendly

In a recent viral video, a deaf customer at a fast-food restaurant was denied service, after claiming they couldn’t order though the drive-though ordering system. In the video, which includes […]

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.

Review: How season two of ‘This Close’ is relatable to the deaf community

Season Two of ‘This Close’ was released in September 2019 and picks up right where it left off. Its commitment to #deaftalent continues.

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 […]

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.

Disney+ casting Deaf actress for TV series

Disney is currently doing a casting search for a Deaf actress for an upcoming Disney+ television series. “Malia,” is a Deaf woman in her 20s.

‘Deaf U’ on Netflix follows Gallaudet University students

“Deaf U” chronicles a group of Deaf and hard of hearing students at Gallaudet University as they navigate their daily lives while preparing for post-graduate life.

Is ‘Deaf U’ good for the deaf community?

Last month, Netflix released a reality show called “Deaf U,” which was produced by Deaf actor and model Nyle DiMarco. The producer and staff had the goal of increasing awareness […]

Disney+ to launch new series with deaf superhero

Disney+ has announced a new series based on the Marvel Comics character, Hawkeye, who is a deaf superhero and will wear hearing aids.

Deaf DJ to host BBC’s Radio 1 for the first time ever

A 22-year-old English man is about to make history as BBC Radio 1’s first deaf DJ. Will Kirk will be one of 33 guest presenters to front shows on Radio 1.