ridicuLIST: All Deaf People Have a 6th Sense
Why does it seem like deaf people possess a psychic ability or a sixth sense? A philosopher, Aristotle argued that all humans have five active senses and no more than five. If one is lost, then it is irreplaceable. Perhaps we could argue against his theory however, intuition – in which it seems to naturally be ascribed to all deaf people since birth, may be the secret “sixth” sense.
flashBACK Friday: The Rise and Fall of WyndTell Pagers
Designed specifically for deaf and hard of hearing people; WyndTell Pagers quickly became a revolutionary communication tool.
500 Reviews Later: We're Halfway to our Goal!
Fresh after our East Coast launch, deafREVIEW hit its second milestone last week – 500 business reviews since our launch in Seattle. Chalk it up to the combined powers of our awesome West and East Coast reviewers.
ridicuLIST: Deaf People Want To Be Cured
Ask a culturally Deaf person this: ‘If there was a pill you could take to regain your full hearing, would you take it?’ a majority of them will tell you no. Once, a deaf woman told me, “If I got my hearing back, I would lose my identity and I wouldn’t know what to do.”
The Wander-List: Why Deaf People Love to Travel
Ask any Deaf person what they’re saving up for, and travel more often than not makes the top of their list. Hearing aids (never mind that one of these bad boys can be worth an entire 10-day Ireland getaway), car payments, and the mortgage may be essentials, but hitting the road - or friendly skies - for a trip is what makes for a life well-lived. It’s an unwritten rule that Deafies are hooked on travel – and it’s not simply because we get “pre-board” privileges at the airport! We love to stamp our passports and we cannot lie. Here are the top reasons why:
What is Better Hearing and Speech Month to YOU?
We live in a world of chatterboxes. From giving big work presentations to saying “I love you,” speech and hearing is part of many life experiences. That’s why entire industries, brands, and careers are devoted to helping people hear – or speak – better. Not only that, the entire month of May is devoted to celebrating “Better Hearing and Speech Month” (also known as BHSM).
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?