“As my audiologist walked around, I could hear her coat sleeves brush her coat. It was like getting a superpower.”
Turns out you CAN teach an old mom new tricks.
Being hard of hearing means that I miss some things in bed. But sometimes our supposed limitations can give us our most creative advantages.
Starbucks Will Open Their First Location In The U.S. Specifically Designed For The Deaf And Hard Of Hearing Communitites
All employees at the new location will be fluent in American Sign Language.
"Deaf & HOH people should have the same experience as everyone else!"
“That’s like a kidney stone in his ear!"
Actors and filmmakers debunked some of the weird myths and preconceptions that thwart their careers during a disability inclusion summit.
What would be your wedding confession?
Brace yourselves, Mother's Day is coming.
"Can you read my lips?"
Teachers say since the class learned sign language six-year-old Zejd has been much happier at school.
"I'm deaf but if I had the choice to get my hearing back I wouldn't take it." All confessions courtesy of Whisper.
Grab all of the tissues.
This. Is. Awesome.
"We never had other relationships, so we had sex all the time. It brings a smile to my face!"
As the daughter of a deaf father and a hard-of-hearing mother, I was raised on American Sign Language. That doesn't mean I can understand any other versions.
Deaf West's production of Spring Awakening casts deaf and hearing actors in a fully accessible and even more emotionally resonant version of the hit show.
This little guy is LIVING for the beat!
I'm not crying, it's just dust, I swear.
For years, I played instruments like the banjo, harmonica, and guitar while not being able to hear myself. Now that I can hear, I'm learning just how wonderful the world of sound really is.
Providing the deaf community with vital cyclone news and signing his way into our hearts.
You don't need to hear the beat to feel it.
The speech was to mark National Week of Deaf People.
Whoever said mascots can't talk doesn't speak sign language.
The Renaissance was a time of really big collars. And peril.
After 40 years of silence, hearing the days of the week read aloud would be pretty overwhelming.
"And you never would've noticed if I swore under my breath, now I don't have to shout to say I liked you better deaf."
This is the cutest child ever. Merry Christmas!
A 78 second lesson.
Featuring an awesome stop-motion short of Mario Kart in real life, a 16-year-old French-Canadian singer who sounds *exactly* like Elvis, and the kindergartener who gave her deaf parents one of the sweetest holiday surprises you'll ever see.
Claire's parents might not have been able to hear her concert, but she made sure they'd enjoy it just the same.
Grayson Clamp is hearing for the first time in his life thanks to an auditory brain stem implant. The 3-year-old was part of a research trial at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.
Mark this down as a win for society.
“I am proud of you,” the student signed. “Thank you,” Obama signed back.
And it totally makes Stephon's day.