Get to Know DEC

by Jojo Faircloth Imagine you have an appointment with DEC. You walk into the building, and find the Disability Empowerment Center. You let the receptionist know you’re here for your appointment, and then you take a seat and wait for a bit. You think about the reason why you’re here. Maybe you’re in a wheelchair and you need help finding … Read More

More Than a Model and Just Getting Started

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by Jojo Faircloth He’s one of the most talked about celebrities and he has won not one but two reality TV shows, literally making history in the process. The Deaf community is blowing up about Nyle DiMarco on Facebook, Twitter, and everywhere else. As mentioned in the previous article, the A.G. Bell Assoc. for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing … Read More

Sugar or Spice: What Would Be Nice for Deaf Children

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by Jojo Faircloth An ongoing feud has been fired up recently involving the Deaf community and the Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. For the Deaf community, this has also lead to a dramatic increase of debates on Facebook about bilingualism, and whether ASL for Deaf children should be a requirement or an option. Nyle … Read More