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Chanelle Dunn
Chanelle Dunn

Videos

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A friend sweetly texted me a video to share something. As part of Usher-related vision degeneration, I can no longer watch videos and read moving captions. Transcripts work best.

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Sam the Deaf

Comic: Deaf & ADA Misconceptions

General
Comic: Deaf & ADA Misconceptions

For more explanation from my wife’s post.

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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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