deaf culture

  1. queen_lnl

    Can hard of hearing people give sign names?

    I have been speaking asl for the past 3 years, and I’m unsure as to a few sign name rules. I’ve been hard of hearing my whole life, and so has my father. I’m not deaf, but I’m also not hearing; I never really know what culture allowed to identify with. So I’m unsure what cultural things I can...
  2. E

    Project about Deaf Culture for School

    So I'm a hearing person(in highschool), and I'm interested in sign language and Deaf culture. I previously took an ASL class, which further increased my interest. Now I have to make an infographic about Deaf culture and I'm wondering if there are any facts you think I should share for this...
  3. O

    Trying to better understand Deaf culture - and what the Hearing can do to be more inclusive - as a designer

    Hello, I'm an industrial designer and just got hired to make a product with the goal of helping people who are deaf or HOH. Based on my research so far I'm beginning to think designing a "product for the deaf" is the wrong way of looking at it and maybe creating a "product for the Hearing, to...
  4. Ambuhhlurr

    I feel like this video may be relatable for some and educational for others so i'll leave it here.

    I usually don't like the "don't say this to *insert*" kinda videos but I feel like this one is pretty spot on and addresses a lot of things and questions people say/ask to those with hearing loss and deafness. I find it relatable and thought some others would. I also thought this might also be...
  5. Mieke

    For asl students or others intrested in deaf culture -mooc course

    https://www.coursera.org/learn/deaf-culture?siteID=.GqSdLGGurk-2.nXDXUXFxIfYJPZz6VvLA&utm_content=10&utm_medium=partners&utm_source=linkshare&utm_campaign=*GqSdLGGurk With the link above you can access an online course of the university of Houston on Deaf culture. For all of you wanting to...
  6. S

    Hello! - asl student

    Hi, all! My name is Syd. I'm a hearing ASL student. I've been taking ASL for two years but feel like I haven't been learning much. I want to learn ASL. I'm very interested in Deaf Culture and the language in itself, so I thought the best way to learn was by interacting with d/Deaf/HOH people...
  7. BellaDeanna

    New here looking for asl and deaf friends

    Hello, i am new here and learning asl, and i am looking for asl and deaf friends.
  8. Tim Truett

    Single dad with deaf 5-year-old daughter

    Hello. My five year old daughter has been gradually losing her hearing and now has no Hearing in one ear and less than 10% left in the other. She had other special needs as well which made it a little harder to diagnose than in a typical child, so now we are trying to learn to adapt to a new...
  9. Loudsilence20

    Deaf poem

    Focus, just focus, tune in blurs of your smiles of your...
  10. Loudsilence20

    •deaf poetry

    A poem by me I really hope you all like it ! I guess you all understan Loud silence When you are deaf or hard of hearing, sounds are your main focus. Soft lulls of people’s voices just blur into each other, the sudden frustration beckons you to awkwardly lash out and scream, sorry can you...
  11. U

    Hearing person investigating deaf community mental health

    Hello all, I'm a student in a Clinical Psychology Master's program in Orlando, FL, currently in a multicultural counseling class. The class includes a diversity experience project where students are asked to incrementally gain exposure and experience with communities they have not previously...
  12. Day

    Las vegas

    I live in fabulous Las Vegas and attended the Deaf Expo this past summer '16. The majority of people I chatted with there were from other states or cities. I also rarely ever get into contact with deaf people. Only a handful of times. Is there a place out here that anyone knows of to be able to...
  13. Day

    Deaf friends?

    Hi everyone! I'm new to this site, was looking for ways to make deaf friends and this website popped up. I'm a college student with a major in deaf studies and am aspiring to become an interpreter. I would love to make deaf friends to learn more about the community more about the language and...
  14. MiyaMia

    Hi ya from miyamia :)

    I'm hearing, like many one here ^____^ I'm excited about learning about others who are deaf or HH. My heart is connected to your culture and community! Soon, I'll be an official interpreter and you never know, because I love to travel I may interpret for one of you one day! *Smile, Shrug* Don't...
  15. JoJoKing

    Looking for an asl teacher

    Hi! My name I said JoJo and I am 21 female. Not needed but thought I would include it. I want to learn ASL. I can sign the alphabet and a few phrases but I REALLY want to learn. I work at Target and we have an amazing guy that works there and he's deaf. I want to be able to communicate with him...
  16. Bro. Pouliot

    What is deafville?

    Has anyone heard of Deafville project or the American Society for the Deaf? Maybe a man name Don Cabbage? If none of these ring a bell to you, I will share you what is Deafville. A man name Don Cabbage, who is the founder of this Deafville project. Who he and his team have been endeavoring a...
  17. Lisi Whitworth

    Introducing myself & what topics i am interested in!

    Hello! Looking to engage on topics related to: health (cancer survivor here) Deaf culture ASL / ISL events accessibility technology business design & UX film Basically, anything geeky, creative, or related to business! I recently shut down a 15 year business providing web development &...
  18. V

    Support Our Research

    Hi, We are a group of students from Cardiff Metropolitan University who are working on a project which is connected with Deaf Mute people. We would appreciate if you could help us in our research and answer few questions here -> Google Questionnaire This is totally anonymous & confidential...
  19. L

    Research For A Writing Project

    I'm a writer by nature and my mind asks questions. Then I need to answer them in the form of story, so I'm hoping I can find someone who will help me. Someone who won't mind answering questions, so that I get this right for not just me. Here's the basics of what I have: My main character is...
  20. languageautodidact

    Help With Asl

    I'm in ASL I, so sadly my signing is poor and choppy, but I'm very passionate about it. I'm 17 and hearing and in class we're signing songs. I really wanted a challenge so I obviously chose a challenging song and I wanted some help learning how to sign it. But I'd like to have someone I can talk...
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