AnotherBoomerBlog’s Quiz for Hearies

I’ve been meaning to reblog this for some time. It’s humorous and educational at the same time – and that’s a rare combination. D.  If I come to your restaurant and mention I am HoH do you: Quickly get me a braille menu? Get me a wheelchair? Get me a pen and paper? Get me […]

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We Spend More on Prisons than Schools – From AlterNet

You might find this article a bit partisan, but there is some very interesting information buried in it. It’s a reblog from AlterNet. Please let me know what you think. http://www.alternet.org/education/crazy-country-6-reasons-america-spends-more-prisons-higher-education?akid=9298.79351.y_IKZG&rd=1&src=newsletter701550&t=3 Why do people steal in order to buy drugs? For starters, most are poor and will stay that way because as a society we […]

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Two Al Jazeera TV Videos from Pat Bliss

The first, from June of 2010 concerns itself with the elderly in prison. The second addresses the mentally ill in America’s prisons. It was originally posted in December of 2009. BitcoDavid has asked me to convey his apologies, but due to the fact that these videos are the intellectual property of Al Jazeera TV, and […]

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Deaf Culture Behind Bars – the Book

Well, since I spent all weekend fixing server disasters, only to discover that they weren’t fixed, I thought I’d talk about two archaic medieval commodities that you may remember – if you search the darkest recesses of your mind. The U.S. Mail, and books. You remember books, right? They were like really long tweets only […]

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Poor Kim C*****

Yesterday, we posted a reblog from LipreadingMom about a Deaf child whose school refused to let him sign. That led to a conversation about mainstreaming, and I was reminded of a piece I did for school. *** Poor Kim C*****, her curse was not her dim brain, struggling to crank out a 60 IQ. Her […]

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Originally posted on Lipreading Mom:
I was shocked to read that a 3-year-old boy in Nebraska has been denied the right to use his sign language name at school. Below is the entire article by Steve Ross with 1011now.com. It is Lipreading Mom’s conviction that children with deafness or hearing loss should be allowed to…

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