Super Huge Digest Post – 6/14/2013

By BitcoDavid OK. Spark up a Cohiba and get settled in. Books and Movies We recently did a review of the book, Orange is the New Black by Piper Kerman. Well, Netflix is planning a streamed television series based on the book. As many of you may be aware, Netflix is working to position themselves […]

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May 2013 at DeafInPrison.com

By BitcoDavid BitcoDavid is a blogger and a blog site consultant. In former lives, he was an audio engineer, a videographer, a teacher – even a cab driver. He is an avid health and fitness enthusiast and a Pro/Am boxer. He has spent years working with diet and exercise to combat obesity and obesity related […]

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Stop Hearing Loss Bullying Video Now Online

By BitcoDavid I was chatting over a plate of Edamame, with my good friend Quentin Tarantino  the other day, when he said, “BitcoDavid – dude! You did such a great job on Shanna Groves’ Stop Hearing Loss Bullying campaign video, I’m totally jealous of your immense talent.” Well, all kidding aside – I’m deeply grateful […]

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Post Birthday Digest Post

By BitcoDavid Yes, you read that right. I’m 56 years old (going on 35). Jack’s birthday is tomorrow. He’ll be 4. You look at his pics, and you think, awww – such a punim. But see, Jack’s days as a puppy were not good ones. He was born into a Georgia dog fighting ring, and […]

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Shanna Groves Stops By for Cyber-Tour

By BitcoDavid Shanna Groves, prolific author, hearing loss activist, Internet personality and Show Me Your Ears diva, has graciously offered to provide this Supporter Contribution in the form of a cyber-book tour. She and I collaborated laboriously and came up with the following for your edification and delight. Shanna Groves was diagnosed with progressive hearing loss […]

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Reminder: April 1st Deadline

By BitcoDavid We interrupt the coverage of the Symposium, to remind you that April 1st is the deadline for entries into Shanna Groves’ #StopHearingLossBullying Campaign Video. Click the link above, for details. She’s looking to put 10 people into a video about hearing loss bullying. You could be more famous than the Leave Britney Alone  […]

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Unique Opportunity From Lipreading Mom

By BitcoDavid Shanna Groves is looking for 10 people who want to be in a video about hearing loss bullying. Here’s what she posted on Lipreading Mom. Be one of 10 people to be chosen for the #StopHearingLossBullying Campaign Video. Send in all of the following by April 1, 2013, to be considered: 1) Three […]

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LipreadingMom’s Hearing loss bullying Campaign

By BitcoDavid Shanna Groves is working on a new campaign to bring awareness to the subject of bullying of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. LipreadingMom is one of our favorite sites, and she’s been a wonderful asset for us. We are honored and happy to help out with this campaign in whatever way we […]

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Just Be Glad You Don’t Have To Carry This Around

I was on one of Shanna Groves’ pages last night, and I got into an interesting discussion with Dan Schwartz. Like me, he’s a blogger and an audio engineer, so we had something in common to chew the fat over. If you’re interested in hearing aid technology, Dan’s a font of information. I mentioned that […]

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Lipreading Mom’s Show Me Your Ears Campaign

Author, speaker and hearing loss community activist Shanna Groves – the Lipreading Mom – asked me to reblog this story for her. Join me in my new awareness campaign Show Me Your Ears: To Promote Deaf and Hearing Loss Community Awareness. The idea is simple: Read more… http://lipreadingmom.com/2012/09/14/show-me-your-ears-lipreading-moms-new-campaign/ I have blogged extensively about my progressive […]

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Originally posted on Lipreading Mom:
As a person with hearing loss and a former Girl Scout, a recent story in the Chicago Tribune about a 12-year-old girl who is Deaf being denied sign language interpretation is disheartening. Her troop paid for an interpreter, then apparently was unable to continue doing so and disbanded. Now, the…

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