Freelance Writer. ASL Teacher. Disability Advocate. Deafblind. Snarky.
Chris finished her fourth Zoom session teaching sign language. She thought to herself “Gah, my eyes are hurting, I need a break”. She decided to head to the local park to unwind and relax. Putting on her coat and cloth mask and grabbing her white cane, she headed out her apartment’s door.
4 Easy Financial New Year Resolutions to Make for 2021
Many of us can admit that 2020 was hard on us - lost jobs, reduced hours, remote work, more spending from being at home more, and so on.....
Creating Online Courses and Where to Sell Them
This is a follow-up post to my 5 Sites Where You Can Teach Others Online. Maybe you do want to make some income teaching, but for many different reasons, don't want to give face-to-face lessons.
5 Sites Where You Can Teach Others Online
Looking for ways to make more money but your current job doesn't allow much time for a second job? Get a job teaching others what you already know?
The Debate on Deafness as a "Disability"
You might have learned or read that deafness isn’t a disability and you may think that doesn’t make any sense, if one can’t hear they are missing that sense - therefore they’re disabled.
The Legitimacy of Sign Language Resources
You’re interested in learning American Sign Language, so naturally you look up many websites, join some Facebook Pages, watch YouTube videos and the like, all for learning to sign.
Lessons I’ve Learned from Ignorant People
As a Deaf and legally blind woman I encounter ignorant people pretty much on a daily basis. Whether it’s by discrimination, their low expectations, assumptions, or apprehensiveness about my “deafblindness”.
Save Time and Money by Being More Organized
We are all familiar with the infamous “junk drawer” - where we throw in everything that doesn’t have a place anywhere else. There's also the constant hunting for something that was "right here” a while ago.