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*Silence* Oh sorry, you couldn’t hear me? Well, sucks for you. Did that strike you as rude? Well, unfortunately, that kind of attitude is pretty common nowadays. 🎶Energetic music🎶 This world of ours is definitely flawed. We have a lot of biases and we like to cater to what we define as “normal”. Some of

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[♪♩INTRO] One of our Patreon patrons, Captain Nick, recently wanted to know what the world sounds like through cochlear implants, which turned out to be a pretty popular — and interesting — question. Because if you don’t have the implants yourself, you … can’t really know. Cochlear implants are one way for someone who’s deaf

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(♪♪♪) Hi everybody, welcome back. So this week, I’m going to be teaching you different types of sign langauge while you’re out and about socializing and improving your skills. Now I know most people are familiar with the first one, that is American Sign Language, ASL. Now American Sign Language is an actual official language.

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* (CAPTIVATING MUSIC) I’d say we’re a pretty normal family. Most of the time we get along, and, you know, sometimes we fight. The big difference is that some of us are deaf and others are hearing. So when communicating as a family, we use New Zealand Sign Language and also spoken English, but mostly

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“Phoop, Daytch” “Phoop, Daytch” Listeners with some form of hearing loss whether they use a hearing aid or a cochlear implant to try and understand spoken language, often have a hard time because the signal they’re getting isn’t as good as if they didn’t have a hearing loss. There’s been a lot of research previously

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Hello! Today I'm going to teach youbeginner ASL signs, so you can start communicatingusing ASL, or American Sign Language. Are you ready?And that's the sign for "READY"? HELLO HI HOW ARE YOU? So that's the sign for "how"and then you point to the person "how are you?" GOOD. Or one-handed: "Good". BAD. Turn your palm

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