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  1. Radcliff

    Mainstream schools

    What are the positives of mainstream schools?
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    Gallaudet University

    Hi! Okay, I am a college Freshman with a 3.75 GPA and I am thinking of applying to transfer to Gallaudet. I am HOH (if anyone really wanted to know) and I would really like to speak to some people about their experiences. I am oral, and I have a limited understanding of ASL. I can form small...
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    Am I weird?

    Hey, hello!! I've noticed since my hearing loss (Im HOH) I've started to talk less and less. Is that normal? I feel as if I'm super self concious about my voice and the way I form words. I had a lisp as a child and I'm told that its significantly worse. Plus I feel really awkward in...
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    Has anyone ever had the problem of the doctor not letting you see your audiogram? Everytime I asked they would always dodge it. They'd say things like "well you have your surgery coming up so I'll go over the results after" and when I opted out of surgery my doctor RETIRED. Well finally, I had...
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    ASL multimedia project

    Hello guys! It definitely has been a while since I last posted, I have been really busy. I opted out of having another surgery to attempt to rebuild my ear, but my nephew has had his surgery to receive a Cochlear Implant (he's two). He will never be able to fully hear since he only has one nerve...
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    Hey guys! I got accepted to college!!! Today is a bitter sweet day because my doctor told me that the hearing in my right ear is failing, and I found out I got accepted!! Im both excited and anxious to begin these new chapters.
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    Hey guys and gals, what is a good college? I cant hear in normal lecture halls and I am not fluent in sign language.
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    Problems at work

    So as some of you know, I am new to my hearing loss. Im a server at a resturant, so communicating with people is my job, but I often getting rude comments from my customers. Which I do not let bother me. My fellow employees seemed to be understanding, then I discovered that they were making...
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    Illinois school for the deaf?

    Hey guys! So I have a question. I have a deaf nephew who, in a couple years, will be starting school. My family is not sure if they want to home school him, send him to a public school, or move so he can go to the Illinois school for the deaf. Can you guys give me your opinions on what we should do?
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    New here!

    Hey guys and gals Im new here, and new to hearing loss. A year ago, I got a rare form of TB in my ear. I lost my hearing. When I was sick, all my friends stopped talking to me, I guess my hearing loss confused them. I joined so that maybe I can get used to the idea being of HOH. Maybe even make...