Recent content by Valorrian

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    ASL going away like I predicted

    Tech is great. But there is always something in between you and the other person. I am late deaf and decided to learn ASL. I can use tech and I can sign. When I sign with someone it is direct eye contact, facial expressions and body language which gives me a more intimate connection with that...
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    What are you doing right now? Part II

    Ordering dinner in from Applebees.
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    What are you doing right now? Part II

    Watching movies
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    What did you learn today? Part II

    Tom Brady Signed With Buccaneers
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    What are you doing right now? Part II

    Same, I'm watching "Black Panther" and when I get done with that series I'll go back to "Super Girl" and finish that one.
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    Can't believe this place is dying....

    I’d like to see a live chat for deaf and hard of hearing. I’ve been looking but haven’t seen anything. I’m on irc and create my own channel for deaf but I’m the only one there. Maybe a live chat section that is open all the time so people can chat with each other instead of just posting and...
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    CI Removal Tomorrow morning

    I had meningitis when I was 18 and lost my hearing. I’m 21 now. I tried for a CI but was told the same thing too much ossification and wouldn’t receive any benefit. Curious did your son learn sign language?
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    I cannot take a stand right now. I’m still not there yet. I need full acceptance of who I’ve become first. Having meningitis and the after effects really shook my confidence. It’s not just being deaf I also have cognitive issues I’m having to accept. I get frustrated easily at thing that use to...
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    Adjustment to late onset deafness

    Glad you are so positive. I can imagine how it must be to play volleyball sitting down. It’s good you you are getting out and not house bound. I don’t go out much. I’m thinking about going back to college. The first time, I took two online classes and they were overwhelming for me. I have...
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    Adjustment to late onset deafness

    You have been through a lot. I hope you are able to get out. How do you spend your days? I’m getting out more and more. I still have a lot of anxiety but it’s better then before. What is your ASL story?
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    Adjustment to late onset deafness

    I’m here.
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    What are you thinking about? Part VIII

    Hurricane Dorian
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    What are you thinking about? Part VIII

    Getting into couponing and saving money.
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    Samsung Galaxy S10 plus vs iPhone XS Max

    Iphone Max. I love mine.
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    Adobe tests doubling the price of its Lightroom and Photoshop plan

    If you are a student or teacher you can get a subscription to adobe with all the programs for $19.99 for a year. After the year for all of the programs it goes up to $29.99.