Articles by MARTA BELSKY
Classifications are used to categorize deafness based on WHEN someone becomes deaf. Read the article to learn the terminology for these classifications.
Read this thoughtful commentary on whether or not deaf people wish to be hearing.
There are several causes of deafness. Read the article to learn about specific causes.
The International Day of Sign Languages will be celebrated on Friday, September 23, 2022 with the theme, "Sign Language Unites Us!" Read the article to learn more about celebrating the Day, as well as the International Week of Deaf People.
Are hearing aids a good solution for all deaf people? Read the article to get more perspective on the use of hearing aids.
Do you know the difference between the terms Deaf and deaf? Read the article to become culturally aware of the terminology accepted for referring to deaf people.
Are you interested to learn more about deaf people, and to gain clarity on some common misperceptions? Read on to get insight on how 8 myths about deaf people are debunked.
American Sign Language (ASL) is a full, natural language that has developed through use. Read the article to learn more about ASLs complex and interesting characteristics and its relationship to Deaf culture.
Living Loud: William Ellsworth “Dummy” Hoy – Major League Baseball Player Credited with Originating the Use of Baseball Signals
William "Dummy" Hoy was one of the first deaf Major League Baseball players. He is credited with originating the use of baseball signals.