Category Archives: The Deaf Dream

Thank You Mr. Mandela

In my rush to write about the fake interpreter yesterday, I failed to express my gratitude for a great man. He truly was a symbol to the world that oppression will not last. I think of Nelson Mandela as more than … Continue reading

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Mandela Memorial Interpreter: The Same Old Oppression

I figure I should make my opinion known while the earth’s eyes are open to the Deaf world for a moment. A fake interpreter reveals a deeper, darker problem in the world at large: Deaf are still oppressed.

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The Life Cycle of an ASL Student

You’ve discovered the magic of ASL. You’re the teacher’s pet in your class. You watch ASL videos on YouTube like a fiend. You even go to an occasional Deaf event.            (Well, no one said you … Continue reading

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Things that happen only to Deaf people

This morning I found this article by Lexington School for the Deaf, cracked up, and instantly pressed it to Bring Me That Horizon. Enjoy!

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My Year of 367 Days; My Year of Change

This year was made up of impossibilities. I mean, who gets to live 367 days in one year?   VOYAGE AROUND THE WORLD   My New Year resolutions for this year are completely different from any year before. While I … Continue reading

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The Deaf Dream supports Bloomberg’s interpreter and against Chelsea Handler

I decided to stand up with DeafNation as the founder of The Deaf Dream and others who have not been afraid to call out the media as well as Chelsea Handler.  For those of you who don’t know, thankfully there … Continue reading

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More about Khiem; A Vietnamese Deaf Dreamer

UPDATE: Khiem will be attending Ho Chi Minh University of Fine Arts starting in Fall 2013. In June 2013, I will visit Vietnam again and get everything lined up. Way to go Khiem! Meeting Khiem was a miracle, no question about … Continue reading

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A little here, a little there: make a difference.

It’s amazing how much things have changed in my life since Semester at Sea.  Things that used to annoy me and block my facebook newsfeed, such as petitions, articles on change, and inspirational quotes about influencing the world, now remind … Continue reading

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Slightly Overwhelmed: Help!

The other night I looked at my innumerable lists of things to do and felt slightly overwhelmed.  (Ok, I felt way overwhelmed.)  There are so many wonderful things to do for so many wonderful causes, but just not enough of … Continue reading

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850 Views for The Deaf Dream!

862 to be precise!  It’s crazy how fast this video is moving.  Help us reach 1000 by sharing our video!!!   [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5HHQCo_LnK4] I have been having so many ideas this last week of ways this organization can make not just … Continue reading

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