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ridicuLIST: All Deaf People Parties Are Oh-So Quiet

Quiet as a mouse. Quiet a sepulchre. Quiet as at anchor in a deaf calm. These are the various analogies that many people may use to describe Deaf people – and their parties. Sometimes this is true – such as at more formal events, daytime picnics, and “voice-off” Deaf Jams. But while poetic, these analogies are, at times, far from the truth.

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.

ridicuLIST: Deaf People Are Gold Diggers (Big Bang Theory)

What’s the flip side of the stereotype that all deaf people are poor and abuse government assistance? That while deaf people can’t hear the Ka-ching of a cash register, they can see status symbols … and that they date or marry out of motivation to attain wealth or score a “good provider”.

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?

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Childish Things

I came here looking for various onsies for a craft project. I found exactly what I was looking for. Jovan helped me locate the items ...

Julep Nail Parlor

I came back to this place again for some non-toxic nail care and was much more impressed than the last time I came. I had ...


I came to this Subway in a hurry and used Sign Language to communicate. I was pleasantly surprised when Krishna and the other team members were ...

Essential Baking Company

This place always takes my order smoothly either by pen and paper, voice/speechreading and even in Sign Language. The staff always has friendly attitudes and ...


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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