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  1. Mark Falso

    Buckley road baptist church hosting deaf day.

    New Grand Re-opening of Deaf Ministry SUNDAY JANUARY 6TH, 2018 DEAF DAY! Special Services! FREE TO COME! FREE ADMISSION! Interpreted services at 8:30 AM Sunday School at 9:45 AM · See skit called, “The Deaf Man and the Christian Hearing Man.” · Brief Sermon...
  2. samanthab

    Nj deaf/hearing friends

    Hi all, my name is Samantha. I'm deaf and have a cochlear implant. I'm looking for deaf and hearing friends in my area. I find it difficult, as a deaf person, to find genuine friends because of lack of understanding. Let's connect please! Xo
  3. Ambuhhlurr

    I feel like this video may be relatable for some and educational for others so i'll leave it here.

    I usually don't like the "don't say this to *insert*" kinda videos but I feel like this one is pretty spot on and addresses a lot of things and questions people say/ask to those with hearing loss and deafness. I find it relatable and thought some others would. I also thought this might also be...
  4. C

    Looking into experience of deaf gamers

    Hello I am new to this group, thanks for the add. I am profoundly Deaf from birth and I sign BSL. I am also a gamer and currently studying Games Development. I hope you don't mind me sharing the link to questionnaire now to help with my research for my University paper. There are BSL video...
  5. H

    Staying relaxed in noisy environments being hoh or deaf. .

    Being HoH can feel extremely stressful in noisy situations which a hearing person might not find as difficult to hear, particularly group conversations or pubs. It can difficult for instance when you grasp what people are talking about and want to say something or contribute to the...
  6. Ambuhhlurr

    Is there anyone here who also has chronic pain, ear infections, and or sinusitis?

    So I'm HoH and I grew up thinking it was normal to have what my ENT calls chronic ear disease, but I learned that not every deaf/HoH person has it and not every person with chronic ear disease is deaf/HoH. I was wondering if anyone else was dealing with both and how they handle it and if there's...
  7. Ambuhhlurr

    Can someone explain what a deaf person is "supposed to look like"?

    It seems like a lot of people here (including myself) has experienced someone telling them that they don't look deaf, HoH, or like they have hearing loss. I'm just curious if there is some stereotypical way people with any type of deafness are supposed to look like and how that stereotype came...
  8. Ambuhhlurr

    "why would they use him and not just a hearing asl interpeter???"

    So recently my teacher became viral. During Hurricane Irma he was one of the ASL interpreter for one of the emergency conferences held by Governor Scott. He became know as the "Most animated interpreter" because he used body language and facial expressions while most interpreters don't. Some...
  9. C

    Is utah school for the deaf a good school?

    We're moving to Utah from Texas. My youngest son, James is currently in 9th grade and mainstream in HS and love his school because he's very good in math, but when we need to move to Utah (job offer). Should I encourage him to go to Utah School for the Deaf and Blind? Any ex-students experiences...
  10. David Lind

    It's a deaf thing

    We would like to inform you about our inaugural “It’s A Deaf Thing” Event on Saturday, September 30th 2017 in Lakeland, Florida. I would like to give you an idea of what is being planned and who we are. We will have rental booths, an art competition, craft competition, talent show/competition...
  11. O

    Volunteers needed: the impact of online computer games on mental health: parents of primary school

    Dear, I am a PhD student at the University of Strathclyde. I am studying the role of Minecraft or Autcraft in education. I am trying to find how Minecraft can be used to help children engage, learn socially and playfully, and to become a part of a community. I am interested in how this could be...
  12. K

    Radio aid

    HI GUYS & GIRLS, I'm looking to sell my radio Aid set, it's brand new in original packaging and never been opened or used. It comes with the transmitter, receiver, hearing loop set, the belt clips and more. It would seem a shame for it to not be used to the full potential, I had paid a fair bit...
  13. S

    Hello! - asl student

    Hi, all! My name is Syd. I'm a hearing ASL student. I've been taking ASL for two years but feel like I haven't been learning much. I want to learn ASL. I'm very interested in Deaf Culture and the language in itself, so I thought the best way to learn was by interacting with d/Deaf/HOH people...
  14. O

    Hoh girl looking for friends who know asl

    Hey! I know I could just go to a deaf dinner or other asl event, but I kind of just want a friend to practice asl with (Ive taking four semesters in college) also it's hard to meet other deaf or hard of hearing friends my age(early 20's) So hmu if you want to be asl buddies! ^^^^ reminder to...
  15. W

    What is the most powerful shake alarm clock?

    I tried SA-SB1000, my phone (S7) and SnakenWake watch, none of them wakes me up.
  16. I

    Hearing deaf sexuality

    Hi im 18 im learnig sing language my boyfriend is deaf and im hearing i want to ask about sex and comunication(like setting boundaries, making sure we understand each other needs and wants eyc) because im not that fluent in SL so i cant discuss it with him in a proper way i dont have the...
  17. Carlos Ruiz

    Surfing a dating site.

    What can I say? I'm a deaf man. I just started to use a dating site for hearing people, see how it goes. I would like to know someone who succeeded to use it and give me some advice with some of you who got experience and know it works. What could you write about yourself knowing you are the...
  18. Hex

    Being deaf and lgbtqia

    Has anyone here experienced difficulty finding a partner because of deafness and LGBTQIA identity I feel very alone in this
  19. FetchMeThatBlueMoon

    Deaf seeking perm. residency in canada/quebec? long rant.

    Hi all... I'm deaf. Two cochlear implants, although currently my sensory processing is low. Somewhat passable speech skills. Higher proficiency in English reading and writing than most hearing people. I also have a hearing SO of 3 years, living in Quebec, and who I often visit. I am American...
  20. AmputeeOT

    My s.o. doesnt want me to get a cochlear implant.

    I’m asking for feedback or advice from **Deafies** for this post. Background: I became Deaf as an adult. I recently went to have my hearing tested again at the audiologist and was told I am a candidate for a cochlear implant (CI). My S.O. Adrian and I have discussed CI’s in the past many...
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