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Deaf artist sings a song of colour by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted Mon 14 Sep 2009 10:35pm Deaf Wrexham artist Emily May Peters has dedicated her new exhibition ‘Sing A Song Of Colour’ to her beloved hearing dog Cassy, who passed away earlier this year. Emily, 63, studied Stained Glass and Mosaics where she developed a keen interest in colour. Shortly after completing the three year course, she lost all of her hearing. No long ... Read on »
Calling deaf and disabled artists in the South East by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 30 Oct 2008 6:02pm There are exciting networking events for deaf and disabled artists (cross artform practice) and those working in the arts and creative industries - particularly hoping to attract interest from those working or living in the South East. There are three exciting networking events for deaf and disabled artists and those working in the arts & ... Read on »
Unlimited Global Alchemy by Nicci T. Health MavenFacebook Posted Sun 09 Sep 2012 4:02pm This a body of work (films, paintings and portraits) directed by visual artist Rachel Gadsden around the theme of ‘invisible trauma’, something she has first-hand experience of with diminishing sight and spinal problems. Gadsden worked with the Bambanani artist-activist group from South Africa, who use art to explore HIV/AIDS, offering a perspe ... Read on »
DEAF MUSICIAN FOLLOWS HIS DREAM by Danielle N. Patient Expert Posted Sat 23 May 2009 10:46pm This video is very inspiring. Sean Forbes is a deaf person who happens to love music. He put together this non profit organization formed to make music. DPAN ( DEAF PERFORMING ARTIST NETWORK). The music is interpretated by using American Sign Language (ASL). Its a great organization I am proud to be part of. I enjoy all the music videos that whe ... Read on »
Deaf Community Phased Out?? My Reply to Drolz:) by Jodi Cutler Del Dottore Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 20 Dec 2008 5:44pm Drolz said... Hi Jodi, Aw, thanks so much! I really appreciate your kind comments! :) Even though our kids are using different approaches, there are just so many parallels in their experiences (and the way we pull our hair out over them LOL). Related to that last entry: I contacted my son's school district to see if there was a ... Read on »
Know your RIGHTS as a Deaf/ Hard of Hearing Person by Danielle N. Patient Expert Posted Mon 09 Aug 2010 5:10pm I hope you all are enjoying your summer and staying cool! It is so hot here in NY. Time sure does fly by quickly I cannot believe summer is almost over. My best friend who is profoundly deaf ask me for help. She wants to volunteer somewhere and they wont provide an interpreter for her. I was furious when she told me this. I contacted the America ... Read on »
Disabled child teaches deaf mom a new normal by Louise Posted Thu 01 Nov 2012 8:56am I'm going to the Mumsnet Blogfest next weekend in London, UK (let me know if you'll be there!). I read about the political influence Mumsnet was having in Britain, and how it touched on issues facing families of children with special needs. Mumsnet has a fantastic list of bloggers who are parents of child ... Read on »
Deaf Day at the City Lit, London by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 30 Oct 2008 6:02pm It was a very very busy day! There was so much to see and old friends to catch up with, and ohhh the number of times I said ‘catch up with you later’ and didn’t…. how embarrassing, but I think most people had the same problem. Teletec exhibited their new WebCaptel service which went live today. I thought it was brilliant, it’s based on the ... Read on »
Deaf Awareness Week 2010 by Sneak Peek Posted Sun 19 Sep 2010 4:50am It's Deaf Awareness Week . Do you know ASL? If you don't, this video by D-PAN (Deaf Professional Artists Network) may inspire you to learn. Waiting On The World To Change John C. Mayer Me and all my friends We're all misunderstood They say we stand for nothing and There's no way we ever could ... Read on »
Upended by Louise Posted Fri 31 Aug 2012 12:55pm It's not what I thought. That’s the way I’ve described parenting a child with disabilities and especially intellectual disability, which I believe is the most stigmatized difference in our culture. The unexamined images lodged in my psyche – that disability wasn’t normal because ... Read on »