Archive for the I’m Deaf category

Chanelle Dunn

Follow-up on my previous deaf-related ADA post:

General, I'm Deaf, Usher Syndrome

Some of you might wonder, “What about ESL (English Sign Language)?” I still struggle with speaking and understanding this language, even after having adopted tactile signing to accommodate my low vision. I’d consider ESL my 2nd language- placed closely with ASL, which probably should be considered my 3rd language (I took ASL as my foreign […]

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Chanelle Dunn

ADA / Deaf misconceptions to clear up

General, I'm Deaf, Usher Syndrome

Recently, I went into a doctor’s office. I presented my laptop with my pre-typewritten greeting to sign in. The staff (and the doctor who joined later) said that an interpreter is required. I explained that written communication is my most effective communication means. They said the law requires that I use an interpreter because the […]

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Sam the Deaf

Anti-Vertical Video Syndrome in ASL

Artwork, I'm Deaf

Just thought about video in vertical that give disadvantage visual, because I notice that some sign language went out the black bar. Or they’re try to cramp their poor elbows to be view-able in the display. We should try keep our mind to use horizon display to meet our ASL. I felt it’s more comfortable […]

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Sam the Deaf

r/video with Closed Caption

General, I'm Deaf

I looking around on reddit.com for education on purpose. What is Reddit? Reddit is an entertainment, social networking, and news website where registered community members can submit content, such as text posts or direct links, making it essentially an online bulletin board system. Anyway, I find it surprise, someone add that mention the video have […]

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Chanelle Dunn

A Public Bathroom Incident for the Usher

I'm Deaf

Another funny bathroom incident: At a Kloset Killa Boutique modeling rehearsal, I had to use the restroom badly. Again, the restroom is not an individual one; it has multiple stalls. So we looked for a female employee to escort. There was none. So we asked a male employee to guard the restroom while Sam goes […]

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