Personal Experiences with Deaf Community

Secrets, Secrets, Everywhere!!

Have you ever been in a situation where it felt like everyone knew something that you didn’t?  It was pretty uncomfortable, wasn’t it?  This is the world that Deaf people have to traverse every day.  They are surrounded by people having conversations, sharing information, telling jokes, and they are not included.  This can be an […]

Help! I see Deaf People!

Help!  I see Deaf People! So now that you have some knowledge of ASL and Deaf Culture, you will begin to notice more Deaf people around you.  Yes, they have always been there; you are just now becoming aware of them.  You may be thinking to yourself, “Self….what do I do?!  Do I approach them?  […]

My First Experience with American Association of the Deaf and Blind (AADB)

Today, I want to talk about my experience with The American Association of the Deaf-Blind (AADB), a national organization that assist those individuals who are both deaf and blind. Many years ago, I was asked to volunteer to interpret at a deaf-blind convention in Tulsa, Oklahoma.  In particular, I was asked to be a special […]