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  1. shel90

    Old member here

    Hello! Make sure you choose a program that will give you the right courses to be qualified for a deaf ed certification. I made the mistake of majoring in Special Ed at Arizona State University as it was the wrong degree to become qualified for the certification I needed to get. As a result, I...
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    Hello, I am Greg deaf 57, i am deaf man with God's heart and just been isolated.

    Welcome and I hope you find a nearby Deaf community.
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    Are you "embarrassed" by your hearing loss?

    Used to be embarrassed by it growing up but that stopped about 25 years ago.
  4. shel90

    Old member here

    That meme is so popular on FB when news about strange people from Florida pop up! ha
  5. shel90

    Old member here

    Oh really? I will keep an eye out for them. Thanks!
  6. shel90

    Old member here

    Hello again...Thanks for the welcome backs. Yea, things are slow. My family and I travel a lot in our RV. This summer I will spend 2 weeks in our RV near Ocean City, MD. Really excited about it.
  7. shel90

    Old member here

    Hello, I have been a member since 2006. Just popping in here to see how's everyone's doing. It has been a while and boy has a lot changed since 2006. My son was 1 year old and now he is 13. My daughter was 8 years old and now she is 22 years old. Yes, still married to the same guy and yes, I...
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    What are you doing right now? Part II

    Been a while since I have been here. I am on break from work. Hope everyone is doing well! Still teaching but not at the deaf school anymore. I teach deaf and hard of hearing kids in inner city Baltimore. Been 5 years now! I joined AD in 2006...cant believe that was 13 years ago!
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    Deaf Woman woke up with men working on her roof

    Although it has been years since I have spoken with her, I was friends with her. When I used to go to her house years ago, she had one. Dunno why she doesn't have one now. I was shocked to see her name on the news and that this happened to her.
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    Taking a knee...football games...

    I just learned that it is possible that some of the ads the Russians bought from FB to create a division involved the Black Lives Matter movement. I am so curious what the ads said and what they looked like. Maybe they can help me understand why people want to sign a petition to label them as...
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    Cochlear implant debate

    I became fluent in ASL starting at the age of 25.
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    Taking a knee...football games...

    They did protest and started the Black Lives Matter movement and get told that they are disrupting the peace. Like I said, nothing in this country makes sense anymore.
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    Ci surgery side affects?

    Strong magnets really can make one's incision area really sore. Been through that. No fun
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    Taking a knee...football games...

    These days everything is crazy. I am more worried about other bigger problems like actual police brutality and they not beign found accountable which will continue anger many. Worried that another riot here in Baltimore City will happen if this doesnt get resolved. The NFL drama...I got into...
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    It happened again--deaf man shot by police

    I have no words.
  16. shel90

    Long time ad member

    Thanks Jane and Deafducky.... Yea, I was going to look at the links but I forgot so thanks for reminding me and posting more links. Oh...I definitely have seen those but I didnt know that you can use them with phones. Wow...I probably could do more if I got one of those. Thanks so much!
  17. shel90

    Long time ad member

    Yea, my son uses the computer a lot but sometimes I kick him off from it when I need it to type lesson plans like tonight which is very rare.I will check these out. Like keyboard apps?
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    A Thread About Absolutely Nothing! Part III

    weird that during the week when I go to work, I feel great but each weekend since returning to work 3 weeks ago, I feel crappy. Not sick but getting hit with allergies, extremely sore body (the first week due to moving my classroom furniture and hauling heavy bins), and now this...
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