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  1. Anij

    Name Sign Systems

    http://www.lifeprint.com/asl101/pages-layout/namesigns3.htm
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    Name Sign Systems

    Nontraditional name signs always kind of bother me...
  3. Anij

    Can HOH genuinely identify as Deaf?

    I'm completely deaf (+120db) on my right side, and have fluctuating moderate hearing loss on my left. I also have APD. Medically/audiologically, I "function" as Hoh, but culturally I am Deaf.
  4. Anij

    Do you have children? are they deaf?

    While I sort of understand what you mean ...I'm going to be blunt: if you aren't prepared to have a child that may have health issues etc, I'd strongly suggest waiting on becoming parents. No amount of testing or planning can ensure you have a "perfect" child.
  5. Anij

    Hoh noob, looking for advice adjusting to the new lifestyle

    You need to see a proper Audiologist. GPs and ENTs aren't able to do proper testing to determine how much hearing loss you have. You should have been sent to an Audiologist when they first determined you had *any* hearing loss.
  6. Anij

    New here and deaf since birth.

    Where in Canada are you?
  7. Anij

    Obtaining long term disability benefits from employer insurance company

    What type of work do you currently do, how close are you to retirement age (55-65), and what db loss do you have?
  8. Anij

    What is the most powerful shake alarm clock?

    I found it worked better under the mattress about where my shoulderblades are (or mid-lower back)
  9. Anij

    What is the most powerful shake alarm clock?

    Where are you locating the puck ?
  10. Anij

    Best alert system??

    Sonic Alert
  11. Anij

    Hearing deaf sexuality

    I'd suggest getting Signs of Sexual Behaviour and going through it together. If there are different signs, have him show you and then make sure you are certain you understand what they mean. If you are going to enter into a sexual relationship together, you need to be able to know how to...
  12. Anij

    Why are deaf people against those with hearing learning asl?

    I live in Canada, where we learn both English and French in school ... we learn proper grammar from the start and it's never an issue. Do people learning a second language make grammar mistakes occasionally because they flip languages? Yes - but it's certainly not how it's taught, nor learned.
  13. Anij

    Why are deaf people against those with hearing learning asl?

    I use both daily. He can certainly be on equal ground in written English, but it's also important that he learns ASL as it's intended (meaning ASL grammar etc, as a language separate from English). It's really a matter of early, intentional literacy. Encouraging pre-reading long before they...
  14. Anij

    Looking for help with a school project!!

    Since part of the point of this is to use ASL, why don't you make a video asking the questions and ask for video replies?
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    Why are deaf people against those with hearing learning asl?

    I like to know hearing people are learning ASL - provided they're actually learning ASL and understanding that it's a language, and not some odd novelty or party trick. For some reason, people want to take ASL grammar and make it "like English" - which is about as logical as taking Mandarin...
  16. Anij

    Different sign languages

    Because ASL wasn't "Developed for use here" - ASL is it's own language that has grown and evolved naturally (like all living languages) to be perfectly suited for use for us. It's not designed to be "easy for Hearing people to learn" - any more than Mandarin should somehow be made "easy for...
  17. Anij

    What have you done for your apd (auditory processing disorder)?

    I know. Read my sig ;)
  18. Anij

    Hearing vocal cord vibration in my head?

    You might also have fluid build up in one / both ears . What you might be feeling is the extra vibration from that.
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    What have you done for your apd (auditory processing disorder)?

    Keep in mind that APD (and CAPD) isn't actually hearing loss. It causes many of the same issues, but it's not actually the same thing.
  20. Anij

    What have you done for your apd (auditory processing disorder)?

    APD is not a learning disability, it's a neurological condition, with educational ramifications. It isn't something that can be "practiced out" any more than colour blindness can be "practiced out" - you can however learn how to better understand how your APD effects you and how to work with it...
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