The Weekly Blog
the Deaf community’s 1920s-style FaceBook If FaceBook was around 100 years ago, it might have sounded very similar to the cheerful little newsletter put out by the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria. We enjoyed a visit from Mr M. Uniacke last week, looking quite the picture of health. He has been busy on […]
The pressure on audiologists to become glorified salespeople on behalf of hearing-aid companies reveals an ugly side of what used to be a dedicated public service. Almost everyone I know who has ever worked in organisations for deaf and for hearing-impaired people has heard stories of hearing clinics which badger hearing-impaired people into buying expensive […]
What people are saying…
“Uniacke wants to get across basic facts about the history of Deaf culture — including the very fact that there is a long standing history."
Mike Northen – Wordgathering
“The book does contain beautiful evocations of what it’s like not to hear fully and not fit in as a result. "
Raymond Luczak – Wordgathering
Did Henry Lawson create idyllic scenes of yarns around campfires because he was deaf and could not take part in them? IF HENRY Lawson was alive today, what would he say at a press conference? For … Read On...