Other opinion, here, I hate it when those 'anti-deaf' people tried to stomp deafies' necks. If you know what I meant. =/
Notsobright,I think you are bright, alright. This happens to a lot of deaf people. I used to be part of deafcareer.com until I learned Mike's remarks and it really turned me off. I'm very happy to be part of MelaBuddies and I promise you will be, too.
I haven't experienced this YET but I think it is coming...hearing people complaining about the feedback when I am adjusting my hearing aids! Yes, when my hand is up by my ear, there is feedback. But if I am going to change the program or volume, I need to touch it, so yes there is feedback! I'm sure my wife will start complaining about this if I am adjusting my HA's near her.
Tadoma is when a deaf-blind person puts their hand on a speaking person's lips, cheek, neck, and throat. It is kind of like "tactile lipreading" - feeling the shape of the mouth and movements of the inner speech organs.
It looks like this:
A real life picture:
It is not very common, I was just joking about that's what people are doing when they get close to you.
Oh...I have had stuff ranging from papers to rocks thrown at me to get my attention. It hasnt happened lately cuz the last few times, I threw whatever was thrown at me right back at the person.
When I created this thread I thought that it would last for a short time. Boy was I wrong. Look at all these posts. My, my, my.