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17 Deaf Musicians Who Changed Music Forever Regardless of Hearing Loss

17 Deaf Musicians Who Changed Music Forever Regardless of Hearing Loss

Would you believe me if I told you there were blind bus drivers? What about food critics with no taste…

7 Ways Deaf and Hard of Hearing People Learn to Read Effectively

7 Ways Deaf and Hard of Hearing People Learn to Read Effectively

It’s no surprise that reading is an important life skill that’s essential to our daily lives. But can deaf people…

Helen Keller: 20 Amazing Facts You Probably Didn’t Know

Helen Keller: 20 Amazing Facts You Probably Didn’t Know

Somewhere in the world, someone just became blind—or they were born blind. This person will grow up, make friends, and…

8 Best Alarm Clocks for Deaf & Hard of Hearing (2024)

8 Best Alarm Clocks for Deaf & Hard of Hearing (2024)

Getting up in the morning – especially getting up early – is a hassle for most people. Whether you’re Deaf,…

Can Deaf People Join The Military? What You Need to Know

Can Deaf People Join The Military? What You Need to Know

Joining the military isn’t like applying for a job for a few reasons, and the armed forces don’t allow just…

When is Deaf Awareness Month 2024? (and 11 Ways You Can Celebrate It)

When is Deaf Awareness Month 2024? (and 11 Ways You Can Celebrate It)

Sadly, deaf culture often flies under the radar of the hearing community. This culture is rich in its history, customs,…

How to Learn Sign Language in 2024 (11 Effective Ways)

How to Learn Sign Language in 2024 (11 Effective Ways)

So, you want to learn American Sign Language. You are about to embark on a journey into a world of…

How Do Deaf People Call 911? List of Methods Explained

How Do Deaf People Call 911? List of Methods Explained

If you live with or know a deaf person, you may have questions, but it’s not like you can ask…

Can Deaf People Hear Their Thoughts? These Facts Will Shock You

Can Deaf People Hear Their Thoughts? These Facts Will Shock You

Nearly everyone carries on an internal monologue in their mind. Some researchers refer to this as a person’s conscience, while…

Can Deaf People Read Lips? You’ll Be Surprised, Here’s Why

Can Deaf People Read Lips? You’ll Be Surprised, Here’s Why

Trying to read lips can be a lot of fun. Watching a baseball game and guessing what the manager is…

What is Deaf Culture: Understanding the Misunderstood

What is Deaf Culture: Understanding the Misunderstood

Think for a moment. Do you know someone who is deaf? Or is someone close to you deaf or hard…

What Is A Coda & What’s It Like To Be One

What Is A Coda & What’s It Like To Be One

CODA is the acronym used for “Children of Deaf Adults,” and it holds a special place within the deaf community.…

Deaf Community, Culture, & Challenges in the Hearing World

Deaf Community, Culture, & Challenges in the Hearing World

When someone says he or she’s “deaf”, or a periodical mentions people being “functionally deaf”, it usually means that the…

How Do Deaf People Wake Up On Time?

How Do Deaf People Wake Up On Time?

For the average, battered 9-5er, possibly the most dreaded moment of the day is the very beginning: that good ol’…

How Do You Get A Deaf Person’s Attention? (and How Not To)

How Do You Get A Deaf Person’s Attention? (and How Not To)

When considering the various inconveniences that deaf people face, one is usually drawn right to the obvious questions: Can deaf…

What Jobs Can Deaf People Not Do?

What Jobs Can Deaf People Not Do?

We’re often tempted to put people into categories based on our presumptions. Not only can this be wrong from an…

Can Deaf People (and Those With Hearing Loss) Drive?

Can Deaf People (and Those With Hearing Loss) Drive?

It’s safe to say that nearly every licensed driver in the US has traumatic memories of learning to drive at…

Why Can’t Deaf People Talk?

Why Can’t Deaf People Talk?

No matter which way you look at it, that question is a bit of a head scratcher. Many people think…