Freelance Writer. ASL Teacher. Disability Advocate. Deafblind. Snarky.
International Week of the Deaf 2019—Sign Language Rights for All
The week of September 23rd to 29th marks the International Week of the Deaf. The #IWDEAF was started by the World Federation of the Deaf (WFD) which is a global organisation working to ensure equal rights for 70 million deaf and hard of hearing people around the globe.
If You Truly Want to Help People with Disabilities
Have you ever been inspired to help someone with a disability, or support an agency or group advocating for a disability?
My Top 10 Quora Questions on Deafness Answered
Today I was surfing through Quora, the online question and answer website. Since I'm Deaf, I decided to check out what questions people have been asking about Deafness and Deaf Culture.
10 Things to Know About Deafblindness
I was born deaf and legally blind. Throughout the years, I've had to explain and correct so many misconceptions out there. For many people, when hearing the word "deafblind," they instantly think of Helen Keller, the deafblind author.
The Survival Guide to Dealing with a New Disability
Getting a diagnosis of a disability can be devastating news. There usually are overwhelming emotions of shock, disbelief, anxiety, fear, and despair.