Category Archives: Silent Memoirs

Work in the auto industry

Bernie worked in the auto industry in Michigan before raising her daughter. She tells about her work and how she learned to do her job....

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Chopped Onions Saved Her Life!

Anna tells her family history, how her parents came from Greece and the story of meeting her husband.  She was born hearing and raised in a hearing family.  She became deaf from a childhood illness.  From the documentary web series, Silent Memoirs - Life Stories From the Deaf. I think we should add "sunshine" (Obr - announcement who deaf people...

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Bill on his education: Lip-reading to ASL

Bill talks about his early education, being mainstreamed and how reading and lip-reading played a role.  He still has a memento from when he was first introduced to sign language at age fifteen.  What do you think it is?  More from Bill in the documentary series, Silent Memoirs - Life Stories From the Deaf....

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Technology Equals Independence

Judy discusses technology, including the first time she saw captioned television, also TTY, and video relay.  From the documentary series, Silent Memoirs - Life Stories From the Deaf....

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