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ridicuLIST: All Deaf People Are Inspiration Porn

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.”

Stars & Stripes, Oh My: deafREVIEW Is Opening Nationwide!

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.

Reviewer Spotlight: Ariele Belo - Seattle, WA

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.

flashBACK friday: Deaf Contestant on The Price Is Right

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.

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

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?

Retail Therapy: 5 Lessons to Apply to Deaf and Hard of Hearing Customers

Images of shuttered businesses and liquidation sales are sending a message to entrepreneurs everywhere: The “Death of Retail” is nigh. Just look at JC Penney’s plummeting stock, compared to Amazon’s ever-soaring stock price. No one ever leaves their home to shop until they drop anymore, right?

Recent Reviews

Lil' Peoples World

My eternal childcare search is frustrating enough w/o getting hung up on Relay. I called this place to ask some questions, and the first person who ...

Hearing Speech and Deafness Center

I had my hearing tested at Hearing Speech and Deafness Center in April of 2014 - the test was performed by Ben Gilham. The test was ...

Harborview Medical Center

I went to Harborview for advocating/visiting a deaf patient for 2 months and I'm really shocked and disappointed with their system for the deaf patients ...

UW Medical Center

This review is about UWMC Emergency Room. My boyfriend (hearing) was taken here by ambulance for back pain which left him unable to walk. As a ...


Do You Know What It Means To Be Deaf-Friendly?

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?

Speak Up...Review a Business...Create Change!

No deaf, deaf-blind or hard of hearing person is ever completely alike, but one tie bonds us instantly: We never stop looking for ways to make day-to-day communications less stressful in a predominantly hearing world.

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Recent Reviewers

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I was able to get my order with little problem. However, I wish this place was more ...

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Le Petit Chouette

Storyville Coffee

I got a large group of Deaf friends together for Storyville's pre-opening launch (free coffee and ...

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Ian MacGregor

Hearing Speech and Deafness Center

I had my hearing tested at Hearing Speech and Deafness Center in April of 2014 - the ...

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