Dating with Hearing Loss: the Good, the Bad, and the Stories that Make You Say, “What?”


Ha! I thought this was funny. Darth Vader, indeed. I remember sometimes hearing myself as Darth Vader during an adjustment period to new hearing aids. I haven't dated much, but definitely have experience the rejection mentioned here, which is why I haven't dated much.

Please Stop Marginalizing Adults with Disabilities


People with disabilities are not second-class citizens, any more than women and people of different ethnicities are. Change is happening, and it is for the better.

Behind the Scenes


I made sure this post wouldn't violate the NDA I signed working on the set of a multi-million-dollar movie that I know a lot of people are looking forward to next summer.

Sharing an Essay By Paul Saevig


Today, I am sharing an essay by a deaf man that I identify very much with. I honestly cannot say any of this any better than he has, and I will not try; instead, I am re-posting his essay for you. I hope this explains many things to you that I cannot say.

Equal Rights and Access For Deaf Citizens in Georgia #CanYouHearUsNow


Deaf people in Georgia are fighting for equal access to treatment for mental health issues, mental illness, and substance abuse treatment. It is already a federal mandate, but the state of Georgia is appealing it and trying to block it. This Bill of Rights Act for the provision of mental health services to deaf and… Continue reading Equal Rights and Access For Deaf Citizens in Georgia #CanYouHearUsNow

My Perspective of Deafness


Deafness is not as bad as people think it is. It's not a life-ending disability, especially not with modern technology. Here's my opinion of it, as someone who was born with deafness and has learned to live with it all her life.