Marlee Matlin @ BHCC

By BitcoDavid I can’t say enough about Marlee Matlin‘s appearance at Bunker Hill C0mmunity College in Charlestown, today. She was funny, enlightening, open, friendly and entertaining. She’s overcome much to enjoy the success she does, and her message transcends the Deaf community and speaks to the underdog in us all. Ms. Matlin’s parents were supportive […]

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Treating Drug Abuse in the Deaf Community

By Supporter Contributor Emily Syane While the media and social networks teem with inspirational stories about deaf individuals and the deaf community, few people outside the community know about its dark side. One such topic few people discuss it drug abuse. Deaf and hard of hearing people are at higher risk for drug and alcohol […]

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Event: Marlee Matlin Speaks at BHCC

By BitcoDavid Thursday, February 27, 2014 A300 Auditorium Program begins at 1:00 p.m. Book signing to follow Free and Open to the Public – Online registration is required. Winner of an Academy Award and a Golden Globe for Best Actress, and author of I’ll Scream Later and Deaf Child Crossing, Marlee Matlin will speak about the […]

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Obesity’s Link to Hearing Loss

By Supporter Contributor Andrew Lisa According to the Centers for Disease Control, 35.7 percent – more than one third – of American adults are obese. Defined for adults as having a body mass index – or BMI – of 30 or higher, obesity has long been known as the foundation for a range of serious […]

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