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Audism: A Name for Deaf Prejudice and Wrong Assumptions

Meryl in football gear

Alicia mentioned audism in a recent comment and it was the first I heard of the word. Audism, like racism and sexism, is discrimination against deaf people. Wikipedia provides examples of audism: Deaf people cannot write well because they are deaf or because English is not their first language. Deaf people cannot be successful without …

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Pro Hockey Team Supports Charities

I was pleased to read about my favorite hockey team, Dallas Stars, donated to Dallas Hearing Foundation and other charities. The team has a foundation known as the Dallas Star Foundation that awards grants to local children’s charities in support of a variety of needs. “The grants focus on a myriad of worthy causes such …

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