Posts tagged "deaf"

It’s Time To Cry: Watch This Deaf Woman’s Emotional Reaction When She Hears For The First Time

Joanne Milne, who has been deaf from birth, recently received cochlear implants that enabled her to hear. Watch this video of the first time her implants were switched on and try not to tear up. According to Milne, this moment was the "most emotional and overwhelming experience" she's ever had.

By: Claire Hannum / March 28, 2014

It’s Time To Cry: Little Girl With Deaf Parents Signs Christmas Carols During Holiday Concert

Today's most adorable child in the world award goes to this little girl who signed all the holiday songs during her school's concert for her deaf parents in the audience. One of my best friends is a CODA (child of deaf adults) and said watching this brought tears to her eyes because it harkened back…

By: Jessica Wakeman / December 11, 2013

It’s Time To Cry: Watch A Deaf Woman Hear For The First Time

Oh hai. Have you cried yet today? That's all going to change when you watch this video of a 29-year-old deaf woman hearing for the first time thanks to a hearing implant. Grab a tissue ... no, grab two. [YouTube]…

By: Jessica Wakeman / October 2, 2011

The Blind And Deaf Don’t Want To See (Or Hear) Abigail Breslin As Helen Keller

The blind and deaf communities are not rejoicing after the announcement that Abigail Breslin has signed on to play Helen Keller in the upcoming Broadway revival of “The Miracle Worker.” Why? Simply put, she’s not blind or deaf. Advocacy groups feel strongly that the production should consider using an actress from the blind or deaf…

By: Ami Angelowicz / October 30, 2009