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Best of 2014 #deaffriendly Businesses Dec. 30, 2014

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As the year winds down, counting is the name of the game: Days to 2015, partridges and pear trees, holiday pounds to shed, shopping budgets, and resolution lists. But at the deaffriendly headquarters, we count with spreadsheets: Analyzing #deaffriendly businesses and which one’s deserve top honors in several business categories.

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Money Talks. At Kramer Wealth Managers, It Signs and Listens Too Oct. 14, 2014

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One unspoken rule of adulthood: Talking about money is taboo, confined to hush-hush conversations. But the Catch-22 is that talking about money early and often is what helps children build a solid financial foundation later.

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Reviewer Spotlight: Joshua Jones – Orange County, CA Oct. 8, 2014

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Do you know the people who are plugging in reviews on deaffriendly.com? Every quarter, we pick the brains of our most active reviewers. They are the words behind our deaf-friendly mission, the stars of our 1-5 star ratings, and the soul of this website.

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Do You Know What It Means To Be #deaffriendly? Sept. 22, 2014

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You know what a cost-benefit analysis is. You have your accountant’s telephone number on speed-dial. You even know how to expertly run a social media campaign on Facebook and Twitter. But, do you know what it means to be a deaf-friendly business?

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Introducing deaffriendly.com! Sept. 22, 2014

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Dear fans and followers, Pssst! Have you noticed what happened to our website? After months of scheming, debugging and tinkering, we've updated our website … and our brand! We’re now deaffriendly.com and we are open for reviews, nationwide.

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Deaf Awareness Week | Have you Met This Year's #deaffriendly Models? Sept. 21, 2014

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Last year, 11 of Seattle’s most notable Deaf and hearing movers and shakers modeled our #deaffriendly tees for Deaf Awareness Week. It went viral like gangbusters, making history in Deaf Culture

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ridicuLIST: All Deaf People Are Inspiration Porn Aug. 13, 2014

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Do you have less-than-“perfect” hearing? Then, somewhere along your journey in this hearing-centric world, you may have received comments like these: “You’re so inspirational to live with this disability. I can't imagine how I would do it.” Or “You’re deaf? Goodness, you seem to be doing so well in spite of it.”

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ridicuLIST: All Deaf People Parties Are Oh-So Quiet July 16, 2014

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Quiet as a mouse. Quiet a sepulchre. Quiet as at anchor in a deaf calm. These are the various analogies that many people may use to describe Deaf people – and their parties. Sometimes this is true – such as at more formal events, daytime picnics, and “voice-off” Deaf Jams. But while poetic, these analogies are, at times, far from the truth.

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Stars & Stripes, Oh My: deafREVIEW Is Opening Nationwide! July 8, 2014

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After two years of cherry-picking cities that are the cream de la crème of the #deaffriendly crop, we’re going the whole nine yards. That’s right: Soon, no matter where you live in the Star-Spangled United States of America, you can write your #deaffriendly or #deafchallenged reviews.

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Reviewer Spotlight: Ariele Belo - Seattle, WA July 3, 2014

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Do you know the people who are plugging in reviews on deafREVIEW? Every quarter, we pick the brains of our most active reviewers. They are the words behind our deaf-friendly mission, the stars of our 1-5 star ratings, and the souls of this website.

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Reviews by Advocates & Champions

Lyle

Lyle

Seattle Theater Group

We went to see Primus and Mason the Theater Manager was very supportive in providing ASL ...

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echo

echo

Subway

I come to this Subway occasionally and the sandwich artists are always so friendly. There is one sandwich ...

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Alyssa

Alyssa

PetSmart

I am an employee of this company and specifically this location. I am currently learning ASL ...

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Anna

Anna

Four Paws Veterinary Center

I kept hearing about this Vet who could sign in fluent ASL - of course I ...

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