A Silent Voice Trailer I have to admit my bias in wanting to view this movie. It involves a deaf student and is dubbed by a deaf actress (Lexi Marman). It was offered by Fathom events January 31st and will be released on Blueray in the US on April 2nd. The story follows a young […]Read More A Silent Voice – Review
There are 4 types of people you will encounter as someone who is grieving: The Empath The Telepath The Critic The Bulldozer In this post, we are going to cover the first two. The last two will come in following posts. THE EMPATH There will be those who understand completely what you are […]Read More 2 of the 4 Types of People Grievers Meet
“If I die,” Sam told me from his hospital bed, “I want you to be okay.” “You’re not going to die.” I told him. Though he probably couldn’t hear me, even with his CI (Cochlear Implant) on. It was always hard for him to hear when he was distracted, and he was very distracted at […]Read More Grief: Survivors Guilt
Lots of you guys know I was married to a deaf man, and so have done a lot of things and gathered many experiences form within the deaf community. Some of my characters are inspired by the deaf people I know (and even some of the dreaded CODAs ;P ). This excerpt below has been […]Read More Martian Goods – excerpt in ASL
My Hobbit needs an upgrade!. Sam, my husband (who I affectionately call “My Hobbit”) has Usher’s Syndrome. He is deaf and going rapidly, completely blind. We found out recently that his old CI (Cochlear Implant) processor was obsolete, and he would have to get a completely new one for his implant. Please check out the […]Read More My Hobbit needs an upgrade!
Define Normal. – I thought everyone might be interested in this insight I gained from my husband (who suffers from Usher’s Syndrome) when we went to see The Hobbit on New Years Day. This original post is at my ‘real life’ blog (about me, my hobbit and our adventures in deafblind land) withclosedcaptions.wordpress.com –Read More Define Normal