Category Archives: The Deaf Dream

Walked out the door…met group called “Funny Deaf”

After lunch at the cafe below my apartment, I walked out to see deaf people chatting by our swimming pool. I walked up and introduced myself and before I knew it, they had welcomed me into the nearest cafe and started … Continue reading

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Deaf Traveler Featured on Insider

Calvin, the founder of Seek the World was featured on INSIDER this week! He is a traveler who just happens to be Deaf. WATCH THE INSIDER VIDEO HERE >> Seek the World is a blog and YouTube channel with videos from … Continue reading

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WALK for Deaf College Students on July 11th!‏

It’s our 2nd annual Virtual 5k for Deaf Dreamers!  [I sent out this Deaf Dream newsletter this morning:] Choose a spot near your home where you can walk on JULY 11th to support deaf college students in developing nations. DEGREES … Continue reading

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19 Ways the Deaf World is Hogwarts

Hermione: “Feels strange to be going home, doesn’t it?” Harry: “I’m not going home. Not really.”   1. Just like the world of magic exists alongside the ignorant muggle world, the Deaf world exists alongside the hearing world.      …Often … Continue reading

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I got the letter that I’ve been waiting on for 2 1/2 years!

Hello Everyone! I arrived home last night and opened up a letter from the IRS: VIDEO “Dear Applicant: We’re pleased to tell you we determined you’re exempt from federal income tax under Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)3. Donors can deduct … Continue reading

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Update on The Deaf Dream: Challenges and Miracles

We just sent out the latest newsletter from The Deaf Dream. It’s a newsy email so I thought I’d share it here on the blog as well. So many good things happening! Sign up to get the newsletter yourself. It’s … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Shawn from the Netherlands. “I’m Deaf. I Dream.”

My friends, Sanne and Shawn, from the Netherlands just put out their own “I’m Deaf. I Dream.” videos!!! I love it and wanted to share it with you guys. Enjoy! 🙂 Please make your own “I’m Deaf. I Dream.” video … Continue reading

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VIDEO: My Friend’s Fight for Deaf Muslim Women Rights

***It’s funny, we had been signing in a mix of Turkish Sign Language, American Sign Language, and VGC (Visual Gestural Communication) before filming this, so you can probably see a few ASL signs pop up throughout the video. 🙂 *** … Continue reading

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DEAF and ASL Online Internships

The day our interns started their internships for The Deaf Dream last year, I cried…a lot. Since May 2012, I had been running as hard as possible to start a small non-profit organization. Amazing people have helped along the way–Elizabeth, … Continue reading

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The Interpreter was Fake? Hallelujah!

I hate to admit it, but I am kind of grateful to Thamsanqa Jantjie. Call me crazy, but he has done something for (to?) the Deaf community that seemed unattainable last week: He unconsciously brought Deaf rights to the world stage. … Continue reading

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