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    Do deaf folks consider themselves disabled?

    From my experience it is highly varied depending on who you talk to. There is no wrong or right answer. Technically being deaf is a disability, but Deaf pride is strong and most deaf people don't feel disabled; just different.
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    Hi I'm Ari and Im new:)

    Any local schools teach? I went to my local college and took classes; that's how I started.
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    Do you exercise regularly?

    I usually do. Been lazy a bit lately though lol. I go to the gym mostly for cario, and ride my mountain bike.
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    late deafened and new here

    I remember when I was learning ASL the hard part was that it has nothing to do with your voice. You arent just learning a new language, you're learning to use a new tool, your hands. The language isn't all that hard, your hands you've been using them all your life, you just have to match the...
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    What are you doing right now? Part II

    Responding on here after being gone for 8 years form this site.
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    what breakdown company's do people use with support for hard of hearing?

    AAA has an app and you can do everything through it. You don't have to "talk" to anyone with your voice. Type all the details and they will show up. After that the driver will need to be communicated with, but on the app you could probably say that you are deaf and if they need anything to type...
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    How might we reduce the communication barriers for deaf relying on sign languages alone at drive-through restaurants?

    It's a tough question to answer... The world in general is hearing obviously, and the hearing just don't get it. You can't blame them for it, it's just the way the world works. Because of this though, the hearing are very ignorant to anything deaf related. The sentence "If youre going to live in...
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    Difficulties Dating needed!

    This is kind of funny on my end. I started taking ASL because of a deaf girl. I wanted to start dating again but didn't know where or how to go about it. I am pretty shy :/ Then one day I was at lunch in the cafeteria and a deaf girl was tutoring a few students I am sure were in ASL 1. I saw her...
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    Simple Things That Make You Go "Ugh!"

    Homework sitting right next to me needing to be done.
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    Dream job

    Wish I knew. A mix between Sky diving instructor to Scuba diving instructor.
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    Signs Restaurant!

    This Looks Like A Normal Restaurant, But Once Inside, The Truth Will Amaze You I want to eat here!
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    What was the last movie you watched?

    "If I Stay" It was excellent. Loved the books as well.
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    Welcome :D
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    Happy 4th of July....

    Happy 4th :D Glad fireworks are not banned in my part of Cali. Even if they cost more and are made cheaper, I still love them :)
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    HA Plugs

    Deafinitely Stylish: Generation X Solution for Concertitis | Gadgets, Science & Technology Now were talking!
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    What did you learn today?

    I am taking Anatomy and am currently learning about the ear; hearing and balance, etc.
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    What are you doing right now?

    Playing League of Legends
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    Mass Shooting in California , 6 dead :(

    Wow I just watched his youtube video to now. What a moron... I don't think i've ever seen a real life god complex murderer.
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    Mass Shooting in California , 6 dead :(

    Oh god... The mentioned "The Hunger Games" in the CNN article. Here comes the blame movie violence for everything crap again.