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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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flashBACK friday: Deaf Contestant on The Price Is Right June 27, 2014

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The price was right, indeed, for deaf contestant Kristine Hall. On October 19, 2009, Hall became the first deaf contestant on the CBS show “The Price Is Right”. A longtime deaf fan of the game show, her victory prizes (bicycles, mattress, bedroom set, and a thousand bucks); she also won a victory of accommodations.

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ridicuLIST: Deaf People Are Gold Diggers (Big Bang Theory) June 25, 2014

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What’s the flip side of the stereotype that all deaf people are poor and abuse government assistance? That while deaf people can’t hear the Ka-ching of a cash register, they can see status symbols … and that they date or marry out of motivation to attain wealth or score a “good provider”.

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Deaf-Friendly Showcase: When Tummies Rumble, Deaf-Owned Mozzeria Hits the Mark! May 28, 2014

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The mural-streaked, gritty Mission District is a neighborhood that Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ pizza-obsessed Michaelangelo would have happily – and hungrily -- prowled. He may not have had use for its tattoo parlors nor vegan bakeries, but the plethora of Italian joints?

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Reviews by Advocates & Champions

Gabby

Gabby

Bumbershoot

When I found out that Deaf Spotlight had tickets for Bumbershoot 2014, I leapt at the opportunity ...

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Katie Roberts

Katie Roberts

Molly Moon's Homemade Ice Cream

I just had to post this review today! Molly Moon has been always VERY deaf friendly ...

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a mains levee

a mains levee

Pizzutos

Our waiter, Beau, was wonderful with us engaging in eye contact, using American Sign Language to ...

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echo

echo

Gretchen's Place

Yaz was easy to understand and very helpful. He even seemed comfortable gesturing. The woman making ...

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