Monthly Archives: December 2015

It’s not about you

“It’s not about you.”   This is becoming a familiar refrain for me when I talk to other teachers who work with DHH students.  When I am speaking from my better self, I can say it in a gentle tone, otherwise,  I speak out of exasperation,  and at times,  out of anger.  I need to get […]

The Lone Wolf and the Handless Maiden

No,  this isn’t the final blog by any means but it is getting close to the end of this class.  My major project turned out to be a monster.  In fact, it got so monstrous that my good natured husband said that if he went to Calgary this week,  I’d never even notice that he’d […]

Digital Citizenship for DHH Youth: A Very Bumpy Ride, Indeed.

  Digital citizenship is problematic for DHH children and youth.  Consider the following scenarios from my years of teaching :   a young Deaf woman, sent naked pictures to a young man in the same school.  The only way I found out about it was through the intervention of a local school officer.  This same young […]