Tag 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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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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10 Reasons Why Semester at Sea is Worth the Cost

I remember the first time I saw Semester at Sea online. I was absolutely giddy at the thought of living on a ship for months, traveling to 15+ countries, and making global-minded friends. Then I saw the cost, had a heart-attack, … Continue reading

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8 Best Movies about Deaf World

Although not at all a comprehensive list, here are some of the classics that you have to start with when you delve into the Deaf World! For ASL students, this is a good Deaf movie list to start with. They … 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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5 MORE Best Books on Deaf Culture

My last post, 5 Best Books on Deaf Culture, has had consistent views for the last couple of years. It’s about time I updated with 5 MORE best books on Deaf culture! Let me know if I’m missing one that … 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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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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