At law school, it was more challenging because I was living in a different city. So I wasn’t sure if we were going to email, call, or talk through Relay. I wanted to discuss my intake through the phone or…
I wish professionals understood that accommodations are very, very necessary. I think that many professionals when dealing with deaf people kind of pushed those accommodations to the side or push requests to the side and think that they’re not as…
So, my worst experience ever was watching music videos in my Intimate Relationships class. Some videos were about love or heartbreak or whatever, that’s not the point. One day, I had a substitute interpreter….
Hello, my name is Tamie Neathery. I currently work for CLIA, the Center for Independent Living, a group home for deaf clients. I recently graduated with my bachelor of social work at a public university….
How can school administrations better support deaf students of color? The school administration must be willing to learn about themselves and admit their privilege. It is absolutely necessary because their decision making impacts the entire school….
I remember having to contact the Disability office to make sure interpreters were provided in class and requested interpreters for tutoring as well, but was denied. I simply accepted their decision because I assumed I had no other option….
When I took a lecture-style course, the professor would project PowerPoint slides with all the photographs of architecture and buildings. It was challenging, because I was fascinated by those images, but I could not look at both the image and…
For those of you who don’t know, the FM system is a microphone where you can hang it around a professor’s neck with their permission, and when the professor starts speaking, the voice will be amplified in my implant….
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