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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.

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?

22 Thoughts About That Deaf Fullback: Derrick Coleman

1.  His is a story that melts the hearts of even diehard Broncos fans. We know you Peyton-lovers are out there, dissolving into "aaawws" at Coleman's handwritten letter to 9-year-old Riley Kovalcik.

Recent Reviews

West Seattle ActiveBody Massage

Before my IRONMAN race, I decided to get a massage. Mike, the massage therapist who did massage, was friendly and communicated clear. He used email ...

PCC Natural Markets

PCC store in West Seattle.. Shoping there every day. Some of clerks use basic sign language. Great place for deaf customers.

Cycle University

Bike shop Cycle U in West Seattle. They work with my bikes when I have some mechanical issues. Deaffriendly.

Speedy Reedy Triathlon

I’m a frequent customer at this store and they even prepared my bike for a race. They all are aware that I’m a deaf person. ...


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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Finn's Bakery and Cafe

So easy to place my order by writing back and forth with the staff here. The ...

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KinderCare Learning Center

I just came back from a tour of KinderCare with the #deaffriendly assistant director Kristin. Not only ...

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West Seattle ActiveBody Massage

Before my IRONMAN race, I decided to get a massage. Mike, the massage therapist who did ...

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