1. dorkybabe4

    Anti/oppression Deaf And Audism

    hello, i want to know where can i find more information about this issue? i need find a way have those discussions for my youth camp that i'm going to this summer... please help out. it should be interesting but same time i want to give them good discussions and something for them to learn in...
  2. T

    Tinder & Dating Deaf

    I am not deaf. But I'm curious, have any of you in the deaf community used Tinder or other dating services. If not, why? If so, do you clarify your deaf? Weather you do or do not clarify how does that affect your results? If you don't clarify in your profile when do you notify the other...
  3. M

    Looking For Deaf People To Review Book About A Deaf Family

    hi all, must introduce! My name is Pia Moorland and I am a child of deaf parents. My new book,Plaid a memoir, was recently published . Please check it out! I am looking for the opinions from the DEAF community. All my reviews which you can read about on Amazon's website are from the hearing...
  4. Niki Metcalf

    19, Hearing, Looking To Learn And Make Friends

    Hi! My name is Niki and I'm new to this site. I'm 19 years old from NY and I am currently taking ASL in college. During the school year the ASL professors I have had are deaf so I was able to learn a lot and practice with them. Since it is the summer and I am back at home it is hard for me to...
  5. R

    Want Deaf Friends

    Hello! I just joined here. I am Hearing, 18 years old, and I am looking to find some Deaf or Hard of Hearing friends. I have taken two years of ASL in school and I am going to take a third year when school starts again. I'm not completely fluent but I really want to practice signing with someone...
  6. Lightning

    Hoping To Make Some Friends/to Get Some Info

    Hi, everyone! My name is Kay. I am deaf and have been all of my life. I use a hearing aid and a cochlear implant, and I am oral and use SEE. I understand ASL to some extent, but not entirely, so I will eventually take classes for it. I have studied other languages such as Spanish, French, and a...
  7. Kit.Zugzwang

    Hey Guys! :) Help!

    Hello there, my name is Kit. I'm 23, a medical science student, bilingual, and deaf in one ear from a perforated ear drum. I speak English and Spanish, and I can scrape by with ASL because I used to have a deaf coworker and I have a borderline obsession with learning new languages. I am now...
  8. B

    Vote For Asl Week 4 Kids! Idea At Cst Inspired Minds Learning Project!

    Hello Deaf Community, My name is Sarah Colbeck and I am deaf. I would like have you help me to spread the word to everyone to vote for "ASL Week 4 Kids!". IDEA Brief Summary: "ASL week 4 Kids! will be a biannual event that will be hosted in Belleville, Ontario, Canada. It is for every kid...
  9. V

    Support Our Research

    Hi, We are a group of students from Cardiff Metropolitan University who are working on a project which is connected with Deaf Mute people. We would appreciate if you could help us in our research and answer few questions here -> Google Questionnaire This is totally anonymous & confidential...
  10. roycew


    Hello everyone. My name is Ms. Royce and I am deaf since 2007. I became deaf due to Menigitis. I almost lost my life. I am greatful that only my hearing was lost. I am completely deaf and I refuse to wear implants eventhough they may or may not help. I will never know. But what I do know is that...
  11. L

    Research For A Writing Project

    I'm a writer by nature and my mind asks questions. Then I need to answer them in the form of story, so I'm hoping I can find someone who will help me. Someone who won't mind answering questions, so that I get this right for not just me. Here's the basics of what I have: My main character is...
  12. michelle privette

    Slowly Losing Hearing...

    Hi everyone my name is Michelle! I am 18 and double majoring in music performance and education. My goal is to become a professor. However, I am slowly loosing my hearing so I don't know what to do. I can hear fine one on one while the person is looking at me, but it comes extremely hard to hear...
  13. languageautodidact

    Help With Asl

    I'm in ASL I, so sadly my signing is poor and choppy, but I'm very passionate about it. I'm 17 and hearing and in class we're signing songs. I really wanted a challenge so I obviously chose a challenging song and I wanted some help learning how to sign it. But I'd like to have someone I can talk...
  14. languageautodidact

    Hearing Language Learner(:

    Hi, I'm Brittany. I teach myself languages, but I'm also taking ASL in school. I love learning about the Deaf culture and learning how to sign. I am looking for Deaf or HOH friends and people who might be able to help me learn and grow in ASL and help improve my knowledge of Deaf culture.
  15. L

    Hearing Person Looking For Other Learning/hoh/deaf Friends :)

    Hey guys! I'm new hear but I'd love to jump in and start learning more ASL along with my prior self-taught knowledge. If anyone is willing to help me learn then feel free to message me. :)
  16. Jetti


    Hi! I'm curious about what the term "think-hearing" means to you. My fiancé is Deaf and says he is think-hearing and that other Deaf people have said that about him. Even at Deaf meets, Deaf strangers sometimes assume he's hearing. When he corrects them, they apologize. hah His definition of...
  17. Jetti

    Deaf Marry Deaf Most Often?

    I remember reading “Journey into the Deaf-World” and there’s a statistic that says 9 out of 10 deaf people marry deaf. This book came out in 1996. Do you think that statistic has changed today? What's your experience, yourself and those you know?