1. S

    Hi, my name is Shrey. I'm not deaf but I am working on creating an app for deaf people. Would love some help.

    I wanted to make an app that could help deaf people enjoy music. From what I have read on the internet, I figured that totally deaf people feel the vibrations on the speakers and enjoy the beat of the song. So the idea behind the app is to convert typical phone vibrations into musical beats. I...
  2. DeafGrrrl

    Just A Brief Intro

    Hi, I'm a Deaf non-binary trans woman. Pronouns are she/they, and I live in Vermont. I'm also joining this platform to connect with others during a very difficult time in this pandemic, and to discuss several issues that's been brought to my attention when the time is right. In the meantime, I...
  3. VisualistGang

    Do you think the Deaf-community is similar to the LGBT+ one?

    I'm wondering if you think the Deaf community and the signing community are similar to the LGBT+ one, and what you think about a letter equivalent similar to LGBT+. The reason I'm asking is because of both the LGBT+ community and Deaf community had to fought hard to be accepted in society. In...
  4. S

    Hearing loss looking for friends

    Hey there, my name is Sarah, I´m from México. This quarantine I realized that It have been a while since the last time I had deaf friends or since I met a hearing loss person, and I realized that is why life have always being quite lonely at the times to experience situations that only people...
  5. J

    Hi everyone, I'm J.P.

    Hi everyone, I'm J.P.! I was born moderately hard of hearing, and have been progressively losing my hearing all my life. I'm 20, living in Halifax, Canada. I have never really been able to find other deaf friends or the Deaf community around me, so I am excited to be reaching out! I don't yet...
  6. D

    Why do we have to be considered a part of special education?

    Hi, I’m a freshman in college and recently went back to my high school to pick up my 504 form so I can get my accommodations at my university. One thing that really set me off was I had to sign this form with the title “Release of Special Education Records.” This set me off because I don’t like...
  7. H

    ASL Fluent Hearing Student Looking for Art

    Hello! My name is Haley and I am a hearing senior at Arizona State University. I am a Human Communication Major and I have been working with the deaf community for the past 3 years and I am doing my capstone research project on relationships within the deaf community. Now, I did read the thread...
  8. N

    Question-Venture Name-Course Project

    Hello! My Name is Noam (female), and I am a college student going into my second year now. I am currently in a joint course with students from a different college, that is all about innovation. As part of this course, we are required, in groups, to come up with an innovative idea to sell locally...
  9. M

    Hello There!

    Hello! My name is Amaya, but everyone calls me Maya. I am HOH but consider myself Deaf! I am also an 18-year-old female from Florida! I have been HOH since I was younger, around 7 or 8, but Deaf (involved with the Deaf Community) since I was 14. Although I am Oral, I am fluent in ASL and...
  10. Carlos Ruiz

    Any deaf entrepreneur?

    Any deaf entrepreneur over here?
  11. itsmezali


    Hey so I’m possibly writing something (I know it’s the worst thing to hear from a hearing person) usually when I get an idea in my head I can see it played out like a movie rather than a book but I thought I’d give this one a try until I realised my mistake: I have no idea how to write from the...
  12. yizuman

    Deaf Devices for Cars?

    Is there any devices for the deaf for vehicles that can give visual warnings (strobe flashing) that headlights is still on and stuff that can be easily forgotten or overlooked (most especially when headlights during daytime can be forgotten and left on overnight that can potentially drain the...
  13. O

    Trying to better understand Deaf culture - and what the Hearing can do to be more inclusive - as a designer

    Hello, I'm an industrial designer and just got hired to make a product with the goal of helping people who are deaf or HOH. Based on my research so far I'm beginning to think designing a "product for the deaf" is the wrong way of looking at it and maybe creating a "product for the Hearing, to...
  14. Mark Falso

    Deaf Spring Dinner

    We are having a Deaf Spring Dinner at Buckley Road Baptist Church on Saturday May 19th, at 6 PM! Awesome potluck dinner (church members are bringing food to share). And awesome drama, ASL class choir singing a song, and a drama! And a devotion. Please come and fellowship! Praise the Lord...
  15. S

    Short Documentary about Deaf street vendor in Manila, Philippines

    Hope you will enjoy watching Hilarion story, you can still see him In Muntinlupa, Alabang, near the bus station to Lawton.
  16. Littlest_luna

    Pre-school teacher to deaf, mute and hard of hearing

    hello my name is Luna. My goal is to be a Pre-school teacher to children who are deaf, mute and hard of hearing. I have been studying ASL for over 1.5 years now. and have worked with children who are differently abled since the age of 11. My speech impediments, learning disabilities and mental...
  17. prisca

    Deaf Studies!

    I am super excited! Years ago, I wanted to be an Interpreter Education at this community college that's an hour away from me, but I was talked out of it by my parents and I had no encouragement from anyone. I fell in love with the language, the culture, and I wanted to be able to communicate to...
  18. H

    Building Confidence - Initiating small talk

    What ways do you find helpful to help you speak if you find communication a barrier in places? Normally before I speak I will had thought what I was going to say prepared in my head; it's comfortable sometimes doing this and helps. I've been giving myself exercises and a goal for myself to...
  19. A

    Video chatting | Group Chat | Tinychat - deafchampion

    Hi all, Is there a website out there to do group live webcam chatting? I currently have "room" on you don't need to go live if you prefer not to. The room limits to 12 people to broadcast and can use ASL. I have some "hearing" people that come by some just type to communicate...
  20. NiaNia

    Deaf and hearing?

    Deaf and hearing? Would someone who’s deaf be open to dating someone who is hearing? If not, why?