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By Belinda G. Vicars, MA In a thread today, we were discussing interaction with the Deaf. I want to expand a little bit on that. Be forewarned, this article is long.

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SEE VIDEO BY TOPIC: Kids Meet A Deaf Person - Kids Meet - HiHo Kids

Making Deaf Friends and Building Relationships

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Tips for Communicating with Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing People

You see someone signing and you squeal to yourself "it's a Deaf person! What does that matter? Don't get me wrong! They're Deaf, that's pretty sweet.

Most ASL classes have Deaf instructors. Your instructor can help you get involved in local Deaf events. To find an American Sign Language class near you look in the phone book or search online to contact local agencies, such as:.

Welcome to my world. This is probably the longest post of the series that I have to write part two. You can also read my previous experiences in and Sounds chaotic?

7 top tips for communicating with deaf people.

They need to see you. If you can, always go with the first option. That way you can look them in the eye—eye contact is super important—and signal your interest in saying something. Eye contact also ensures that you have their attention. Never wave your hand in front of their face! You also need to time your signaling just right. And when you do begin to talk, always ask if you are interrupting something—just in case.

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Here you can find those who share your values and life experiences, friendship and possibly love. You can talk with new and old friends about deaf or ASL issues, relationships, cultures, religions, work, sports, lives and more. And develop relationships that can last a lifetime. Popular forum for the deaf and hard of hearing.

Are you interested in making more social connections in the deaf community? You may be deaf and want to expand your social circle, perhaps after moving to a new city.

I got a little unrequested message on Instagram who this young beautiful woman, named Sonia, from Italy. She introduced herself to me and asked whether I know any Deaf stores, clubs, etc. Sonia really caught my attention. She also tries to raise awareness about our Deaf culture while traveling.

Never Do or Say These Things

Deafness is a fact of many people's lives -more than 28 million Americans have some form of hearing loss. Like their hearing counterparts, deaf used here, the word 'deaf includes all ranges of hearing impairment, from mild to profound. For a more complete definition see the 'vocabulary' section.

SEE VIDEO BY TOPIC: How Do A Blind Person & A Deaf Person Communicate? (with Rikki Poynter)

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What do you do and what do you not do when you meet a Deaf person. You see someone signing and you squeal to yourself "it's a Deaf person! oh my gosh!

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