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5 Reasons Why I Don’t Sign

I often times speak out against how frustrating it can be to have people see my cochlear implants and automatically assume that I sign. This is annoying but an easy mistake for people who are not familiar with the difference between lowercase d deaf and capital D Deaf to make. What is infuriating to me… Continue reading 5 Reasons Why I Don’t Sign

Personal, Post-Activation

So I Want To Be A Motivational Speaker…

Image Credits: Her Campus  Here are 8 words I never thought I'd say together: 'So I Want To Be A Motivational Speaker..." Growing up, I hated public speaking. I used to get terribly nervous getting up in front of the class and speaking. I'd stumble on my words. I'd forget everything I was supposed to… Continue reading So I Want To Be A Motivational Speaker…