Articles by MARTA BELSKY

Living Loud: Charles

Living Loud: Charles "CJ" Jones – Comedian, Actor, Producer, and Director

By Marta Belsky
Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Charles "CJ" Jones was a Comedian, Actor, Producer, and Director. Read the article to learn more about the life and accomplishments of this amazing Deaf man.
Living Loud: Ella Mae Lentz - Poet, Educator, and Advocate

Living Loud: Ella Mae Lentz - Poet, Educator, and Advocate

By Marta Belsky
Friday, April 20, 2018

Ella Mae Lentz was a Poet, Educator, and Advocate. Read the article to learn more about the life and accomplishments of this amazing Deaf woman.
Living Loud: Lou Ferrigno – The Incredible Hulk of acting, bodybuilding, fitness training, and motivational speaking

Living Loud: Lou Ferrigno – The Incredible Hulk of acting, bodybuilding, fitness training, and motivational speaking

By Marta Belsky
Monday, October 24, 2016

Lou Ferrigno was The Incredible Hulk of acting, bodybuilding, fitness training, and motivational speaking. Read the article to learn more about the life and accomplishments of this amazing deaf man.
Living Loud: Charles Jules Henry Nicolle - First Deaf Nobel Award Recipient

Living Loud: Charles Jules Henry Nicolle - First Deaf Nobel Award Recipient

By Marta Belsky
Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Charles Jules Henry Nicolle was the First Deaf Nobel Award Recipient. Read the article to learn more about the life and accomplishments of this amazing hard of hearing man.
Living Loud: Terence Parkin - Olympic Swimmer

Living Loud: Terence Parkin - Olympic Swimmer

By Marta Belsky
Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Terence Parkin was an Olympic Swimmer. Read the article to learn more about the life and accomplishments of this amazing Deaf man.
Living Loud: Juliette Gordon Low - Founder of the Girl Scouts and Philanthropist

Living Loud: Juliette Gordon Low - Founder of the Girl Scouts and Philanthropist

By Marta Belsky
Thursday, March 10, 2016

Juliette Gordon Low was Founder of the Girl Scouts and Philanthropist. Read the article to learn more about the life and accomplishments of this amazing deaf woman.
Living Loud: Curtis Pride - Major League Baseball Player

Living Loud: Curtis Pride - Major League Baseball Player

By Marta Belsky
Monday, April 13, 2015

Curtis Pride was a Major League Baseball Player. Read the article to learn more about the life and accomplishments of this amazing Deaf man.
Interpreter 4-1-1: Certified Deaf Interpreters Explained

Interpreter 4-1-1: Certified Deaf Interpreters Explained

By Marta Belsky
Friday, November 14, 2014

While the concept of Certified Deaf Interpreters (CDI) is not new, many people are not familiar with what they do, so misunderstandings can occur on how to utilize deaf interpreters. What is a Certified Deaf Interpreter (CDI)?
Living Loud: Heather Whitestone - First Deaf Miss America

Living Loud: Heather Whitestone - First Deaf Miss America

By Marta Belsky
Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Heather Whitestone was the First Deaf Miss America. Read the article to learn more about the life and accomplishments of this amazing deaf woman.
Incidental Information You Don't Get when You're Deaf

Incidental Information You Don't Get when You're Deaf

By Marta Belsky
Thursday, July 31, 2014

Hearing people have access to “incidental information” all the time. They overhear conversations, they hear comments and remarks on the radio and television. Even background noises count as incidental information. This is called “hearing privilege.”  You don’t even think about it happening because it just does. How often can you actually pinpoint the exact moment you learned a new piece of information? Most of us forget where or how we came by the knowledge we have. We just know what we know. Here are some examples of when hearing people get information that deaf people don’t...