Recent content by deafdyke

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    ASL going away like I predicted

    I know many HOH kids who are learning it as a second language. It's not dying. Technology has it's limits especially since at best HAs and CIs only get you up to HOH listening levels.
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    Decorate Hearing Aids

    Please don't promote Haleigh's site. Her mother spammed this site by pretending to be a hearing aid user who had them. She also pretends that her daughter came up with the idea, when it was the parents. The profits also support AG Bell. Yes, I know some people don't care or they think being...
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    Deaf child

    Get hooked up with any schools for the Deaf. They can help you!
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    Sexual Abuse of Deaf Students in Schools...

    ANd you know students can be warehoused in hearing schools too right? I know people think that a kid will get an excellent education by attending a hearing school...Like they will be in grade level classes with a 'terp, and doing very well. Sometimes that happens, but often they get placed in...
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    Sexual Abuse of Deaf Students in Schools...

    Yes. Back before mainstreaming was popular, kids were warehoused. Again, there was no surprise that really horrible stuff happened back then...but it was due to the lack of safety measures.
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    Sexual Abuse of Deaf Students in Schools...

    We all know that there's been an extensive history of abuse at schools for the deaf. That's a fact, and shouldn't be ignored. It scares me and grosses me out that stuff like that happened. But a lot of that happened b/c of the insistutionizalaion mentality. It was basicly kids being warehoused...
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    Sexual Abuse of Deaf Students in Schools...

    I get what you're saying, but the answer is REFORM and rules so that stuff like that doesn't happen in the first place. With rules and screening, you can crack down a TON on issues like this. The same thing happens in hearing schools....have you missed the stuff coming out about the sexual abuse...
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    Decorate Hearing Aids

    Those hearing aids are NOT as powerful as the BTE aids. Besides, who cares? Nobody really sees them or notices them. It's not like they are those '70's era body worn aids!
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    New CI Technique

    The issue is that technolgy is NEVER going to be as good as nautral hearing.
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    (sarcasm) Oh no, no Tousi......Haven't you ever heard of Instant Relationship?(sarcasm)
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    Hard of hearing girl from U.K

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    Coming back

    Welcome back!!!!!!!!
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    Anyone my age I'm 15

    What about deaf school? I totally get it b/c being a teen is tough, but maybe you could go to Sixth Form at a deaf school, espeically since you're in a rural area.
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    Storage Bed

    Oh wow, Sue it's been ages since you popped up!