Baby Sign Language!
Here I am ... Just click above: Baby Sign Language!Isn't it awesome? Hearing babies and.. even Deaf babies (with or without CI) can learn quickly!Merry Holidays!!Dianewww.deafread.com
Fri, Dec 18 2009
Here I am ... The organization inspires me very much however I've noticed the same members who tend to stick together and I feel that I am not welcomed. Is it Favorism? Please do share. Thanks.www.deafread.com
Tue, Jun 30 2009
The Sad Outcome of DVTV (Artwork Enclosed)
Here I am ... Nearly two years ago, my dear college friend encouraged me to join the DeafRead.com. The DeafRead website completely floored me, I hadn't expected to see many wonderful Deaf/HH b/vloggers. I truly love it. Ever since, I have enjoyed reading the various topics. Many various and challenging topics inspire me. It keeps me occupied and even make new few friends. A few ...
Sat, Jan 17 2009
The 3 years old Iraqi boy who has lost his hearing comes to...
Here I am ... An Interesting ArticleI wish the young Iraqi boy is well. He has lost her hearing due to the heavy attacks. As a Deaf person, I personally don't support CI however I wish him and his family well. Must be hard for them going through. CNN news report today. January 2, 2009Diane [link]
Fri, Jan 02 2009
Deaf Santa is here unfortunately he is a hearing impaired...
Here I am ... [link] Impaired" children enjoyed seeing the Hearing Impaired Santa at school!www.deafread.com
Mon, Dec 22 2008
Facing the "Extreme Makeover" Foreclosure - The Vardon...
Here I am ... Thought the Deaf Couple's mortgage is paid off until I read this article it is very unfortunate that their son Lance who is blind and autistic and the medical bills are not covered by the medical insurance. Read on!! Diane [link]
Mon, Dec 08 2008
"O" and "Unity" = Obama (signing by two hearing people)
Here I am ... Symbolized in Unity --- in signing by two hearing audiences in Chicago on television show a two nights ago. How interesting! DianeLet's hope for the positive outlooks next year! www.deafread.com
Thu, Nov 06 2008
Each town has provided the Community Continuing Education. ...
Here I am ... I've always wanted to take some fun classes of the Community Continuing Education in my home area because it is affordable. The problem is the town who will not be getting interpreter(s) because of the heavy expense. I am aware of the ADA. It is depends on each town's budget. I know there is a Deaf person in my area who has taught ASL to the hearing participants for...
Sat, Oct 18 2008
Why this goes wrong? "Unity" and "Unity Shattered"
Here I am ... "Unity" This artwork was sold at DeaFestival, Kentucky - '04"Unity Shattered!"Photoshopped By DASEx-Deaf Oralist and Pride ASL-er, Dianewww.deafread.com
Mon, Jul 14 2008
A Boston Globe article: Researchers developing sign...
Here I am ... A Boston Globe article: Researchers developing sign language video dictionary. What do you think? [link]
Sun, May 25 2008
Hearing Signing Psychologist(s) should write the Deaf...
Here I am ... For Deaf psychologists Candance McCullough and Sharon Duchesneau. Again many Deaf/HH vloggers too.Do you think the hearing signing psychologist(s) should write the books about the Deaf Mental health? What do you think? In my opinion, I don't think it is a good idea because ........ here is my vlog concerning comment. Any comments if you already read his book(s). I...
Thu, May 01 2008
A young hearing girl and I chatted thru her little...
Here I am ... ...... while we were on the plane on way here to Boston from Kentucky in 2004. Won't throw out the note that she gave me. I won't forget the moments we had while we were on plane. I don't know her name but she is only 8 or 9 and has a curly hair. www.deafread.com
Sun, Apr 20 2008
Clarification about myself and my perspective of CI
Here I am ... I want to clarify this to you all. Hope you have a good week!www.deafread.com
Mon, Apr 14 2008
Deafhood - Everyone is welcomed! Thanks Tayler!
Here I am ... Hearing aid users, Deaf, Hard of Hearing, CI users, Deaf Oralists, Culturally Deaf, Coda, Koda, ASL Interpreters, Oral Interpreters, Deaf families, Deaf Oral Families, Deaf/HH of Hearing parents and many more = Deafhood. Thanks to Tayler to sacrifice his time to set the DeafRead.com and Deafvideo.tv. Respect is a must.www.deafread.com
Sun, Apr 13 2008
The "Cold Case" show -- I am not satisfied.
Here I am ... Where are the Deaf teachers?Where is the certified interpreter?Hearing signing teacher interprets? Wrong!Hearing people are talking without signing while Deaf parents are in the same room with them!Cochlear Implant is an heavy issue for the Deaf Community. Put this CI issue on side and focus on something positive!This is my 2 1/2 cents! Smilewww.deafread.com
Mon, Mar 31 2008
Experienced with the Deaf person who has CI
Here I am ... Currently working with the Deaf person who has CI offered to interpret for me and our instructor only if the certified interpreters are not available. He graduated from Gallaudet a year ago or two. He is a nice guy!www.deafread.com
Sun, Mar 23 2008
Marlee Matlin or Heather Whitestone? Which do you prefer?
Here I am ... For Tar and the rest of v/bloggers,I choose MM over Heather because she signs fluently. She also uses her voice but please respect her preference. MM is a great role model to everyone including Deaf/HH children! :)www.deafread.com
Fri, Mar 21 2008
For Deaf Yahoo chat room and V/bloggers --
Here I am ... High numbers of viewers for both: 1) The negative seeking behavior vlogger/blogger. 2) The upsetting vlogger/blogger.(Sorry but no offense). Best to ignore the obnoxious person who loves getting the high number of viewers -- to feel good about himself or herself.Keep yourself low if you are unhappy with some people who enjoy mocking you for some reasons in the Deaf Y...
Mon, Mar 17 2008
Embarrassment: The passenger door was left open for an hour...
Here I am ... ~~Embarrassment: The passenger door was left wide open while we were dining at the Chili's restaurant for an hour and half!www.deafread.com
Sun, Mar 09 2008
Thanks MZ for clarify - Mom and his son/accuser at...
Here I am ... For MZ - Thanks for clarify thisIt is only a pre-trial -- . No jurors or anything else. The son must say "guilty or not guilty" at the pre-trial while his lawyer is presented. That is it. The next court date will be given to the son for the trial. The interpreters were not available twice. The interpreter was not available again (for the third time!) - No choice b...
Wed, Feb 20 2008
Mom interprets for her accused rapist. What about the...
Here I am ... Hello! Accused rapist's mother should have known better! If you were a victim -- would you allow this happen? Not! Shheeesh!!www.deafread.com
Tue, Feb 19 2008
A guy quotes "Jessie is DeafBlind and can't speak". Not ASL.
Here I am ... Why not use "ASL" instead "can't speak"? One of the guys in Extreme Makeover: Home Edition show quotes "Jessie is DeafBlind and can't speak". I don't think he mentions "ASL". Did he? Thankswww.deafread.com
Mon, Feb 18 2008
Watch the Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. Caught the...
Here I am ... Watch the Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. Caught the DeafBlind Artist in that show. Who is Jessie? What is his last name? Anyone cares to share this with me? Thanks!www.deafread.com
Mon, Feb 18 2008
Bring your own pen and pad is your job
Here I am ... Please be sure to bring your own pen and pad with you. Cashiers don't understand you and even many hearing customers. Workers need to learn to be pleasent you and the rest -- no matter what. Many untrained and high turnovers always happen out there.www.deafread.com
Mon, Feb 11 2008
AGB controls us? NOT! Let's Enjoy our precious Deaf time!
Here I am ... We CAN enjoy our precious Deaf time here. Good Riddance AGB!!www.deafread.com
Sun, Feb 10 2008
Hearing people are illiterate too! Don't be discouraged!
Here I am ... The v/blogger mentioned about the specific person who mentions about the high percentage of Deaf who can't read and write. He is NOT a linguist!! Let him go otherwise our self esteem will be worsen. Let him go. Focus on your Positive areas and be bless that we have friends in DR! Hang in there! Don't forget many hearing people can't read and write out there. Wat...
Mon, Feb 04 2008
Giants - Congrats! It is only a game but where is Bob's...
Here I am ... It is only a game ... no winning or losing. Where is Bob's House, the Pepsi commercial? Anyone cares to share this? :-(www.deafread.com
Sun, Feb 03 2008
My life went upside down when I first learned ASL at...
Here I am ... LOL Enjoy my vlog?www.deafread.com
Mon, Jan 28 2008
Is Insulting/Bashing to the b/vloggers accepted in the...
Here I am ... Here is my 2 cents ... I strongly recommend the DeafRead moderators to set up the new guidelines -- no insulting or bashing out to the others. It is okay to disagree or agree but make comments nicely. Please reconsider this. It is hurtful to all of us here. It has to be stopped. Thanks. Have a good evening. Note: If anyone makes insults at anyone here will be remo...
Sun, Jan 27 2008
TTY or TDD?
Here I am ... Which do you prefer? TTY (Teletypewriter) or TDD (Telephone Device for the Deaf)? Inputs and Pros or Cons are welcomed.www.deafread.com
Wed, Jan 23 2008
Kathy, a long time hard of hearing friend and classmate of...
Here I am ... Kathy and I grew up oral in our same school. After we graduated from the high school, we drifted apart. She stayed home and worked in her home area while I went away to college in DC. Today Kathy still doesn't sign and has a few hearing friends of her own. We've kept in touch ever since. I respect Kathy and her life as an hard of hearing woman. www.deafread.com
Wed, Jan 23 2008
Deficit Thinking --- Action: Making a great gift!
Here I am ... Enjoy! Happy Holidays! DianePardon my poor ASL fingerspelling :)www.deafread.com
Thu, Dec 20 2007
Getting an ASL interpreter for our family during the...
Here I am ... My big hearing family and I agree to hire the interpreter for the Christmas gathering party this Saturday. Last year It went very well! This year is my second time so far. Hope you will do the same here. It is worthwhile. Happy Holidays.www.deafread.com
Wed, Dec 19 2007
Acupuncture for me as a young Deaf girl in the early 70's.
Here I am ... What an unhappy experience. My parents took me to see the Chinese doctor for acupuncture in the dry cold Fall/Winter of the early 70's--- Every Thursday for a few months. I had no fun going there. We went there by the train to meet my father at the office. I had to pretend I become hearing to stay away from the prickly needles! The last day of my acupuncture appoi...
Sun, Dec 02 2007
Here I am ... Any inputs about the Deafs.com? I am not sure about that website because it will cost us to pay to email someone.www.deafread.com
Mon, Oct 29 2007
A Deaf Oral Program - I remember a sweet innocent girl.
Here I am ... 4 years in Deaf Oral program - My last year of the school had gotten worse. Mrs. Burke was not a good teacher to many of us. Especially she often mocked the sweet skinny girl - Corinna (sp) with a bright orange hair. I felt bad for the girl. I hope her well in her new life in Floridawww.deafread.com
Mon, Oct 29 2007
"I love you" handshape sculpture at the Home Goods store
Here I am ... Enjoyed shopping at Home Goods -- saw "I love you" handshape sculpture and others (For Geo Seek -pls watch at the end) lolwww.deafread.com
Mon, Oct 22 2007
Comparing to the Deaf Artists is worthless and unhealthy
Here I am ... It is the best to keep yourself busy and stay healthy. Jealous and Comparing with others is worthless.www.deafread.com
Tue, Oct 16 2007
Been to the Deaf school or Deaf mainstreamed program? Nope!
Here I am ... Regarding to MKraj's experience as a Deaf Oralist -My life would be different if I had gone to the Deaf school or Deaf Mainstreamed Program. Never too late - I am glad I had gone to Gallaudet when I was only 19.www.deafread.com
Fri, Oct 12 2007
10th Anniversary of In Honor of Marie Philip event
Here I am ... Deaf gathering, activities, and refreshments. The Late Marie Philip, a well known Deaf woman who studied Bi-Bi. The event was held at the Learning Center for the Deaf, MA on October 6th, 2007. Marie is greatly missed by her wonderful Deaf family and the Deaf Community.www.deafread.com
Mon, Oct 08 2007
I am upsetted by Richard's comment about ASL and so on
Here I am ... Richard ~(I don't want to offend you but I have to tell you this) Your cognitive thinking is extremely distorted. You watch ASL Vloggers and you mention that ASL is to be blamed? You depend on ASL in your own daily life. You work with various of consumers. You go way over the line a big time. You insult ASL-ers, KG (Kappa Gamma), and so on. Apparently, you surely...
Thu, Oct 04 2007
Smoke/Fire Alarm-As a Deaf teen, I slept thru the night at...
Here I am ... As a Deaf young oralist- many years ago, my family did not wake me in middle of the night when the alarm went off. I asked one of my sisters why didn't they wake me. She said it is only a false alarm due to the dying batteries and they didn't want to wake me up. I was not too happy about this. Sigh ... The reason is why I brought this up because I recently read the...
Fri, Sep 28 2007
Pizza or Diamond shaped in ASL signing - A funny story.
Here I am ... Caution: Vulgar LanguageMy co worker Jane asked me what's the sign for pizza. She guessed it wrong. I warned her it is not pizza but it's a female's private area. She gulped with a red lobster face! A few months later - again Jane asked me what's the sign for Pizza. With my smiling face, I replied back to her a diamond shaped in my signing . She immediately knew it...
Thu, Sep 27 2007
For Doug Bahl and his family
Here I am ... To Doug Bahl and his family, I am so sorry for the terrible incident. Hope all go well for you and your family. The Deaf Community and I are rooting for you. Hang in there and Be Strong.www.deafread.com
Wed, Sep 19 2007
"Excuse me" For Deaf and Hearing -
Here I am ... Like to hear from you on "excuse me" when approach the hearing people.www.deafread.com
Mon, Aug 27 2007
Re: Farting Behavior (Deaf and Hearing) Embarrassing but...
Here I am ... A funny experience but embarrassing! Two of us Deaf went to the D'Angelos for our lunch. We ordered our meals then we sat down at the table. My friend who has some hearing sat across from me. She decided to let the "air" out but suddenly the very loud noise came out unexpectedly. I got confused by her looks and asked her what's wrong. My friend laughed nervously. [...]
Mon, Aug 27 2007
Evolution of Hearing Aid however ASL is still existed!!
Here I am ... Evolution of Hearing Aid however American Sign Language is still existed!! ASL is forever!www.deafread.com
Mon, Aug 20 2007
For Deafread members, Where is Lois, the Deaf elderly...
Here I am ... I realized Lois who is the Deaf elderly v/blogger hasn't been around in the DeafRead.com lately. Where is she? I hope Lois is doing okay. I miss seeing her unique shows. In my opinion, Lois is the oldest Deaf v/blogger of all.www.deafread.com
Sun, Aug 19 2007
Can CI (Cochlear implant) stop the Tinnitus?
Here I am ... Any suggestion? Is it true? Like to hear from the viewers. Tinnitus is no fun. Dizzy is also no fun either.www.deafread.com
Sun, Aug 12 2007
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