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How To NOT Be That Annoying Hearing Person in A Place of Business

Posted by: Staff Writer on June 11, 2015  |  Comments

If we had a dollar for every time a hearing person in a place of business annoyed us, we’d be making a pretty penny. Sometimes hearing people mean well, sometimes they’re a tad ignorant, and sometimes they can be downright irritating, without even knowing it. We usually respond with practiced brevity and frosty politeness, but now and then we lose our cool and let you have the full, unvarnished truth - y’all making annoying an Olympic sport sometimes.

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Traveling with Hearing People? A Survival Guide

Posted by: Staff Writer on April 13, 2015  |  Comments

Here’s the deal, you’re going on a vacation with a large group of hearing people. The occasion varies - a family reunion, a long-planned cruise, a destination wedding, or a trip to a resort or amusement park. The result? You will be surrounded 24/7 with people that you might struggle to communicate with. Now, how do you survive it relatively intact, and have some fun thrown in for good measure?

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Watch the Video! #deaffriendly or #deafchallenged?

Posted by: Staff Writer on Jan. 29, 2015  |  Comments

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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Our Big Fat Deaf-Deaf Wedding: Breaking Up, Handling Exes, In-Laws, and Raising Children

Posted by: Staff Writer on Feb. 18, 2013  |  Comments

Fellow Deafies, why do we love to date (or marry) thee? Let us count the ways: It’s the mutual “I’m lost” expression we exchange when the mustached waiter rambles too fast. It’s the passing-notes-in-class giddiness of using sign language in our private corner of the hearing world. It’s not dealing with awkward silences, because silence is our domain anyway. It’s not having to fall asleep with a squeak-squeak-squealing hearing aid when we can’t bear to skip lovers’ pillow talk.

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Valentine’s Day Special – Expert Tips On Navigating Deaf-Hearing Dating Minefields

Posted by: Staff Writer on Feb. 12, 2013  |  Comments

As ads for Princess Cut diamond rings, steak dinners, and Godiva truffles bombard our consciousness, we are reminded of our love lives - or lack thereof. Chances are you have fallen head over heels when a pheromone-tipped Cupid arrow struck. Chances are also that you’ve fought with a sweetie about the usual suspects (money, in-laws, sex, children, and even the toilet seat left up).

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Reviews by Advocates & Champions

Crys Green

Crys Green

Babeland

I went back recently for a purchase. And then had to go back a second time ...

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Kate

Kate

Albertsons

While purchasing my items at checkout, a female staff named Mahala assisted me. As I left ...

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echo

echo

Starbucks

I hope this is the right location for this review. I am hoping this location is ...

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deafREVIEWer

deafREVIEWer

Pub 85

I visited this pub with a Deaf-Blind visiting from out of state, and the waitress recognized ...

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