Articles by BRENDA CARTWRIGHT
There are several causes of deafness. Read the article to learn about specific causes.
It is important to be consistent with your posture and hand placement to create the best signing space when fingerspelling. Check out these useful tips for best results.
This article is part of our “Signs That Are Close... But Not the Same” series, which highlights signs that look similar, but have different meanings. The signs discussed in this article include signs related to numbers: (1) 3 vs. 6 vs. 9, (2) 6 vs. 7 vs. 8 vs. 9, (3) 72 vs. 76, (4) Single Digit vs. Teen Numbers, (5) Double Numbers, (6) 99 vs. French Fries, (7) Rocking Numbers, and (8) 1,000 vs. 1,000,000
Are hearing aids a good solution for all deaf people? Read the article to get more perspective on the use of hearing aids.
Are you wondering what fingerspelling means, or when to fingerspell words? Are you interested in learning good ways of practicing fingerspelling? Read the article for some very helpful information.
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.
What is a name sign, how do you use it in conversation, and how are name signs given? Read the article to find the answers.
This article is part of our “Signs That Are Close... But Not the Same” series, which highlights signs that look similar, but have different meanings. The signs discussed in this article include (1) Name vs. Weight, (2) I vs. You, (3) You / He / Her vs. Your / His / Hers (4) Your vs. My, (5) My / Mine vs. I / Me, (6) Deaf vs. Dorm vs. Home vs. Native American, (7) Good vs. Bad, (8) No vs. 20 vs. Duck vs. Chicken, and (9) Meet (as in “I met”) vs. Meet (as in “meet me”) vs. Meet (as in “they met”) vs. MEET (as in, "to meet many 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.
The movie CODA was nominated for three Academy Awards and won in each of those three categories! Read further to learn more about these historic wins for a movie featuring deaf actors.