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deaf/HoH experiencesfor hearing allies

Hearing and understanding are not the same

Hearing that sound is happening is not the same as processing sound. 

profiles

Profile: Nora Duggan

Build up a network of deaf students where you can share tips, or even just rant about barriers you're facing. 

teaching

Teaching (very) large classes

This semester I am teaching a large lecture course with about 175 students. I have taught this course 6 times before, with enrollment...

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profiles

Profile: Dr. Stephanie Flude

"I think becoming more and more deaf has increased my ability to advocate for myself, mostly out of necessity. And that seems to...

deaf/HoH experiences

The Mind Hears affirms that Black Lives Matter

-Michele Cooke and Ana Caicedo The murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and too many others stem from historic and continued...

deaf/HoH experiencesmeetings

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion: When communication all changed

As a virologist, I had some idea about what was to come; as a deaf individual, I did not fully comprehend what this...

deaf/HoH experiences

How much listening is too much?

As academics, our jobs require us to listen to others all the time—in our classes, in faculty meetings, in seminars, and when meeting...

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careersgrad school

“Moving Together”: Or Researching Health Care Access as a Disabled Academic

If my credibility as a researcher is in question, I’d rather people not focus on my social status, because the “ideal” academic researcher...

careersdeaf/HoH experiences

Navigating a masked world when you are deaf/HoH

-Ana While the pandemic rages around the world, I know I have been incredibly lucky. Like many, I have struggled to keep my...