Recent content by Serenitygirl

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    Dealing with social situations and loud/noisy places

    Hi. I hope some more people respond to your question, because I think a lot of people can relate to your situation. First of all, let me say that I am not deaf, or hard of hearing. I don't want to come off as someone who " knows what it is like..... " I found this site because even though I can...
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    Deaf School

    I tried to watch it, but I could not keep up. I think Jane made a good point about hearing parents of a deaf child. I read somewhere that only about 10% of hearing parents learn sign language. Does any one know if that is accurate? As a mother, I can't imagine not doing everything possible to...
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    We need your support urgently

    I signed the petition. Here is to hoping that every signature counts!
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    Looking for a place to fit in

    NaidaUp, thank you for your suggestions. One of the deaf church members agreed to teach a weekly class. So I called all my teacher friends, and we advertised in the church bulletin. For our first class 7 people came, and we are expecting another 5 or 6 new people at the next class. I'm excited...
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    Hello from Southern California. :)

    Hi, Miranda! Your kitty is adorable.
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    Looking for a place to fit in

    Hi everyone! NaidaUP thank you for your encouragement! I live in a small rural town and have been trying to meet others who sign. There is one local church that advertises a deaf ministry. They have two deaf members in the congregation, but they have no one to sign. I have been signing the...
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    Looking for a place to fit in

    Hi Rockin' Robin. I noticed we are practically neighbors!
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    Looking for a place to fit in

    Thank you Chris87 and Ryssie for making me feel welcomed! Ryssie, I love your " I'm beautiful in my own way, because God makes no mistakes!" So true!
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    Looking for a place to fit in

    I am hearing and I have been learning ASL for almost a year. About a year ago I was diagnosed with "nodules on my vocal cords." It causes great pain when I talk, and causes me to lose my voice for extended periods of time. I started learning ASL to communicate with my family and on my job. I...