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These deaf TikTokers are worth following

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TikTok has become one of the most popular social media apps of all time. It’s now an active platform for d/Deaf and hard of hearing creators to share their content.

Check out these deaf TikTokers to see what Deaf TikTok is all about!

Deaf TikTokers Worth Following

Already popular, TikTok has grown during the pandemic. We scoured the app to find some deaf TikTokers worth following.

Chrissy Marshall (@chrissycanthearyou)

@chrissycanthearyouSo like I can’t hear, but my head kinda tries to♬ original sound – 𝑻𝒊𝒂𝒚𝒏𝒏𝒂🦋

Chrissy’s colorful aesthetic and comedic attitude towards her Deaf experience make her one of the most loved TikTokers among deaf and hearing audiences. From her humble beginnings on YouTube, Chrissy’s online presence has gained her over 1.2 million followers on TikTok in less than two years.

Chrissy is best known for her ASL interpretations of trendy songs on TikTok. A lot of her content also focuses on sharing the every day struggles of being Deaf in a hearing world.

Phelan Conheady (@signinngwolf)

@signinngwolfBeen wanting to make this video for a while! ♿️ ##deaf ##disability ##deafculture ##asltiktok♬ Rainy Days X Animal Crossing – ViBES

Phelan’s content adds a creative spin to popular TikTok audios. Not only is he a masterful comedian, he’s also unafraid to discuss more vulnerable topics and get real about the Deaf experience.

Andy Pleasants (@andyispleasants)

@andyispleasantsReply to @riahroo1 here’s my sign name for all y’all who were curious! ##fyp ##foryou ##foryoupage ##deaf ##asl ##signlanguage ##signname♬ original sound – Andy Pleasants

Self-described Deaf artist and craniofacial advocate, Andy captivates audiences with his humorous skits and discussions about disability advocacy. Andy recently made headlines when he gave a sign name to U.S. presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg. A sign name is considered a gift from the Deaf community.

Read more: What is Joe Biden’s name sign?

Kaitlyn Gagnon (@kaitcanthearyou)

@kaitcanthearyouSkydiving? Heck yeah. More ranch? Plz I can’t ##confidence ##deaf ##asl ##signlanguage ##hoh ##cc ##hearingaids ##fyp ##foryou ##relatable♬ original sound – itskaitlyn.gagnon

Kaitlyn, a deaf lifeguard, is known for her stories about strange experiences with the general public. While she aims to educate about hearing loss, she keeps it lighthearted by sharing the “weird” side of life as a deaf person. Kaitlyn also likes to teach some ASL and share mental health motivation.

Amanda Spitalieri (@thatdeaftiktokker)

@thatdeaftiktokkerCollaborating with another Deaf Tik Tokker soon! Watch to find out who it is. ##collab ##tiktok ##deaftiktok ##collaboration ##deaf ##signlanguage ##fyp♬ original sound – theteachertiktokker

Mom, school-teacher, part-time vinyl craft designer, and TikToker, Amanda does it all. By documenting the highs and the lows, she shows audiences how deafness can influence every aspect of one’s life. We love seeing the fun and genuine spirit that makes her content so unique!

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Scarlet Watters (@scarlet_may.1)

@scarlet_may.1fun fact: I don’t speak in public without my cochlear & this is why 😀 ##fyp ##foryou♬ original sound – Scarlet May 🦋

It’s hard to scroll past these TikTok skits and not be mesmerized by Scarlet’s signing and always-perfect manicures. She recreates her every day deaf experiences and adds her own ASL element to TikTok dances. Scarlet’s content is the perfect mix of educational and entertaining. And she does it all with her trendy sense of style!

Dallin Smuin (@dallinsmuin)

@dallinsmuinReply to @littlebun44 ##fyp ##foryou ##asl ##learn ##knowledge ##cochlearimplant♬ Lofi – Domknowz

Dallin, a cochlear implant and hearing aid user, educates audiences about deafness. He posts easy-to-follow ASL tutorials and explanations about different aspects of hearing loss. Dallin is able to give viewers a quick glimpse into the deaf world. His willingness to teach others and explain difficult topics makes his page welcoming and a deaf TikToker to follow.

Otis (@slntwrldddd)

@slntwrlddddTypes of Weather in ASL 🤟🏾 ##fyp ##asl ##deaftiktok ##deaf ##signlanguage♬ original sound – OTIS

Otis’s TikToks are all about ASL. Some of his most fun content involves his ASL covers of hip hop and rap songs. Otis also takes time to teach his fans a little ASL. The catchy beats and colorful lights in the background make his silent world a little bit louder.

Beth & Coop (@beth_leipholtz)

@beth_leipholtzthe hearing aid trial days feel like a lifetime ago. ##deaf ##hearingloss ##cochlearimplants ##ASL ##hearingaids♬ original sound – Beth & Coop

The adorable Cooper and his sweet mom, Beth (who is hearing and writes for HLM), will put a smile on your face. Equipped with his cochlear implants and his llama toys, Coop shows us that Waardenburg Syndrome does not stop him from living his best life. Beth is a strong advocate for her child, and educates her viewers about hearing loss with incredible patience and care.

Read more: Why we chose cochlear implants for our deaf son

TJ and Kylee (@cargo_shorts_dad)

@cargo_shorts_dadReply to @kiarafaith4 nothing rude about this question🥰##replytocomments ##hearingparents ##fatherdaughter ##deaf ##asl ##fypシ ##byeee♬ original sound – TJ

This charming father-daughter duo are sure to steal your hearts. Together they advocate for the d/Deaf community by teaching us the importance of sign language and family communication. Through unicorn horns, costumes, and cat ears, Kylee and her father send a powerful message!

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Isabella is a young adult with a passion for Deaf community advocacy, scientific research, and education. She has Moderately-Severe bilateral hearing loss, and uses two Phonak Sky Marvel hearing aids and a Roger FM system. Isabella is currently studying Biomedical Engineering at the University of Texas, a career inspired by her interest in hearing technology. Proudly raised in Mexico and currently living in Austin, United States, she communicates through Spanish, English, and American Sign Language. You can keep up with Isabella through her Instagram blog, @DeafLoud, where she documents her experiences with Deafness and Autism.
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Isabella is a young adult with a passion for Deaf community advocacy, scientific research, and education. She has Moderately-Severe bilateral hearing loss, and uses two Phonak Sky Marvel hearing aids and a Roger FM system. Isabella is currently studying Biomedical Engineering at the University of Texas, a career inspired by her interest in hearing technology. Proudly raised in Mexico and currently living in Austin, United States, she communicates through Spanish, English, and American Sign Language. You can keep up with Isabella through her Instagram blog, @DeafLoud, where she documents her experiences with Deafness and Autism.
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