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Deaf Accessibility
Deaf People at the Movies

  It is exciting to go to the movies and watch newly released movies; however watching movies in theaters may or may not be a fun experience for D/deaf people.

Deaf Accessibility
Deaflympics 2022

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Cued Speech

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Deaf Accessibility
Deaf People’s Experiences at the Airport

[av_video src=’https://youtu.be/IZZ-PpYayLU’ mobile_image=” attachment=” attachment_size=” format=’16-9′ width=’16’ height=’9′ conditional_play=” id=” custom_class=” template_class=” element_template=” one_element_template=” av_uid=’av-ol165m’ sc_version=’1.0′] With COVID under control, airports are re-opening and especially with spring break and summer

Deaf Accessibility
Masks Cause Misinterpretations for Deaf People

Masks protect people from COVID; however, masks became a nightmare for D/deaf people because they had to deal with communicating when people’s faces were half covered. Deaf people rely on

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American Sign Language vs Israeli Sign Language

[av_video src=’https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T4kRZ78mX-M’ mobile_image=” attachment=” attachment_size=” format=’16-9′ width=’16’ height=’9′ conditional_play=” id=” custom_class=” template_class=” element_template=” one_element_template=” av_uid=’av-93yknxb’ sc_version=’1.0′] Did you know American Sign Language is not universal? In the article, “Is American

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Language Deprivation in Deaf Children

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How to Converse with Deaf People During the Holidays

[av_video src=’https://youtu.be/YPumFHKjRo4′ mobile_image=” attachment=” attachment_size=” format=’16-9′ width=’16’ height=’9′ conditional_play=” id=” custom_class=” template_class=” element_template=” one_element_template=” av_uid=’av-8rnm4ha’ sc_version=’1.0′] Holidays are times of the year where families and friends gather to celebrate a

Deaf Accessibility
How Do Cochlear Implant Users Deal with Noisy Environment and Keep Them On When Riding Roller Coasters

[av_video src=’https://youtu.be/zWk8O3o3_Uk’ mobile_image=” attachment=” attachment_size=” format=’16-9′ width=’16’ height=’9′ conditional_play=” id=” custom_class=” template_class=” element_template=” one_element_template=” av_uid=’av-vuzpyo’ sc_version=’1.0′] Cochlear implants are a hearing device that allows a deaf person to hear. The

Deaf Accessibility
How to be an Ally for the Deaf Community

[av_video src=’https://youtu.be/CG4kDBFBqvs’ mobile_image=” attachment=” attachment_size=” format=’16-9′ width=’16’ height=’9′ conditional_play=” id=” custom_class=” template_class=” element_template=” one_element_template=” av_uid=’av-6moqpkp’ sc_version=’1.0′] What does it mean to be an Ally? An Ally, according to the Merriam-Webster

Deaf Accessibility
Starbucks Becomes Inclusive of the Deaf Community

by Madisen Fritz | 24 September 2021 Ordering a simple cup of coffee or specialty java drink is, for most Americans, is a normal part of their mundane morning routine,

Deaf Culture
Deaf People and Music

by Madelynn Willingham | 7 October 2021 For our last research paper of this class, I decided to investigate how the D/deaf experience music. When people experience music, they typically

Deaf Accessibility
Two Technologies to Help the Hearing Impaired

by Lakin Getz | 29 September 2021 Many technological advances have been made throughout the history of deafness. This technology can help everyday life, specific activities, and interpreting. Two new

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Deaf Relationships and Dating

There are a lot of interracial dating of various ethnicities, cultural backgrounds, and languages. This concept is very similar to dating within the Deaf, hard of hearing, and hearing communities.

Deaf Accessibility
Deaf Gain and Benefits

It is known that Deaf/hard of hearing people have one less sense and encounter many hardships and challenges, but there are a lot of positive elements. It is true that

Deaf Accessibility
Deaf Schools Versus Mainstream Schools

There are two different major types of schooling for Deaf people. Deaf schools also known as Deaf institutes are specially for Deaf students only. This means the communication and teaching

ASL Careers
Deaf People Can Do Anything Except Hear

Deaf people are able to function just like normal hearing people. Hearing people graduate from universities with a Bachelor’s degree and some further their education to getting a Masters or

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