deaffriendly News

Utilizing #deaftalent: The Making of a Deaf-Friendly Webisode Feb. 25, 2015

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Are you tired of seeing production companies and theaters in Hollywood and beyond using hearing people casted as Deaf characters? Roles that Deaf individuals could portray and perhaps even better? We are! That’s why at deaffriendly we knew when we made the right choice, the only choice really, to use #deaftalent during the making of our first webisode released in late January “#deaffriendly or #deafchallenged? Let’s Find out” starring John Maucere

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Enough is Enough: Deaf Demand Access in Medical Settings Feb. 19, 2015

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Your life is on the line. Or your child is gravely ill. You’re scared. Perhaps you’re in the emergency room or with a surgeon doing a consult. The very last thing you need to worry about is communication. 

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Deaf-Friendly Showcase: How Glide’s #VIDEOTEXTING Revolution Won the Deaf Community Over Feb. 10, 2015

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To a nation of textaholics, LOLs and emojis seems like a 21st Century fixture that’s here to stay. But hold on to your hats, because an upstart startup is changing how we stay connected: Glide’s video-texting application.

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Your #deaffriendly Valentine's Day Gift Giving Guide Feb. 3, 2015

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Love is a powerful thing isn’t it? It changes lives at first glance. And tokens of our affection can lead to deepening relationships or serious misfires. We’ve all been there; we thought that tie would be a big hit. It wasn’t. We thought that piece of jewelry would make them swoon. It didn’t.

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Watch the Video! #deaffriendly or #deafchallenged? Jan. 29, 2015

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Actor John Maurcere, known for his role in SuperDeafy, displayed his usual charm and dynamic energy on screen as he engaged real-life Deaf people (not actors) and their real-life #deafchallenged and #deaffriendly stories.

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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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Reviews by Advocates & Champions

Gabby

Gabby

Proletariat Pizza

Proletariat Pizza is a great place! Hip environment with art everywhere and yummy food. Our friend, deaf, ...

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Kate

Kate

Blue Moon Burgers

My friend and I stopped by this place on 1/31/15 and had a super nice server ...

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Anna

Anna

Ezell's Famous Chicken

I'm a big fan of Seattle's Ezell's chicken - I was surprised to come in this ...

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echo

echo

Portage Bay Cafe

Our server Sarah accepted our gestures and pointing to the menu with no problem. She even read ...

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