I don't understand why deaf people are proud to be deaf.
I hate hate being deaf.
Can't do stuff that requires hearing.
Lawsuit settlements with hospital takes forever.....
Autocorrect doesn't recognize word deaf and corrects it to dead.
Please explain why people like being deaf???
To be honest, I am growing weary of seeing so many vlogs and negative comments on VRIs especially in a hospital setting.
I have not had any bad experiences with VRI at all and I have used it several times at the Urgent Care with no problems.
IF you don't like having VRI then why are you...
It's not about your deafness.
It is about your skills, and how you sell yourself in a job interview.
I have a very good job and I always went to job interviews without an interpreter and don't even tell them I'm deaf. I just show up. No problems, and I still got the job. It's about...
She hates gay community, unfriended people since the SCOTUS day, thinks being gay is wrong wrong, etc.. whatever
She is studying to be an interpreter.
I don't think she should be an interpreter because I know a large number of deaf people in the large city (Seattle) are gay.
Who pays for them?
Who is responsible to arrange for one? You or the funeral director?
In my experience, I've always contacted the agency or interpreter friend. The interpreters are often volunteering their time for the funeral and wont charge for you.
I'm curious. There's this person on FB that is very anti-VRI in medical setting.
I have no qualms about using it, especially in urgent care/ER dept., especially when you need immediate attention and can't wait for an interpreter.
Lots of people say they have bad experiences about VRI and...
Hi. I have a new job starting in two weeks. The firm has never had a deaf employee before.
I'd like good websites on how to work with deaf people, communication,etc. I've been looking around,,,,, any recommendations would be greatly appreciated.
Please keep in mind that SEE was my first language and ASL was never used in schools growing up.
I do sign PSE, too. I just do not understand full blown ASL at all. I just want people to respect me and my signing as I respect their ASL signing even though I don't understand it if they...