So I have decided to open up a gym for deaf people. I decided to do this because I feel even the deaf community should have access to these amenities. I understand how hard it is for them to do things so I will make this super user friendly for them to make them feel welcome and safe. Continue reading
While there are plenty of famous deaf people, I have chosen 2 whose accomplishments are part of history. That is not to say the others were not accomplished, as I’m sure they were, but this is the two I have selected for this article.
Ludwig van Beethoven was a German composer and pianist. A crucial figure in the transition between classical and romantic eras in western art music, he remains one of the most famous and influential of all composers. Continue reading
Have you ever noticed how much noise is around us? No matter where we go or what we do noise is everywhere, and no matter what we do we cannot avoid it. But when you consider the alternative, you must admit you are happy to be able to hear.
Some people unfortunately are either hearing impaired, born deaf, or lose their hearing due to medical problems or from some other out side source.
It is estimated there are 357,000 deaf Canadians and about a million that are hard of hearing. Hearing loss is the third most prevalent chronic condition in older adults, and the most widespread disability. Continue reading
Have you ever thought what it would be like to be deaf? Not a very pleasant thought at all. I thought about it for quite a while as I was wondering if it would be better to just be born deaf, or become deaf after you learn to speak, not that deaf people are given a choice, but if I had to choose I think I would go with after I learned to speak.
But then again maybe never being able to hear is better than being able to and then for some reason or another loosing that ability. Children who are born deaf lead a very different life than their hearing counterparts, while still being able to participate in a lot of regular childhood activities some things are still not as easy for them or as available. Continue reading
This website has been specifically put in place to offer the deaf, hearing impaired people, and their families to have unlimited access to the vital resources they are in need of. This includes links to multimedia files on learning sign language and finger spelling tools. Both of which can allow them to conveniently communicate with others.
Even better, this website will be regularly updated to offer up-the-minute news and events that affect this particular set of our community. Some of the most notable of which will be regular updates on the developments in equal access issues in telecommunications and the media at large. Continue reading