Deafhood unheard

There's a poignant sign to start my story if I were telling it in ASL. You take your index finger like a hook, and drag it across your forehead. It figuratively suggests having something scarred in your brain, and translates to "I'll never forget." The reminder is of the importance of Deafhood, and lately, of … Continue reading Deafhood unheard

Dealing with Deaf at the party

You know when you're in a crowded room so busy it's difficult to hear the person three inches from you? I might ask them to speak up a few times, maybe repeat themselves, but after a few times I become self-conscious. It's easier to pretend to follow along and wait until I catch the next … Continue reading Dealing with Deaf at the party