Top 5 Books of 2019

For those that may not know, I might as well admit it now, I am a voracious reader. I had set up the goal at the beginning of the year of reading 100 books in 2019. Although I didn’t quite reach that number this year, I did get through over 70 of them (you can …

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Award Winning Book

Recently, Julie Gorges’ book “I’m Your Daughter, Julie” has been receiving some high praise. I previously did an article about the book which you can read here, but I’d like to highlight what Marianne Sciucco said about the book in her article “AlzAuthors 3rd Annual Caregiver Appreciation Month“. “I’m Your Daughter, Julie: Caring for a …

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Dear Parents …

Let’s get serious for a minute.  According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), about 3 out of every 1,000 children born in the United States are born with detectable hearing loss. This amounts to approximately 200,000 children across the country with hearing loss. The more surprising statistic may be that …

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100 Signs You Need to Know

If you are currently learning sign language, this is a perfect place to start! In this series, I show you the first 100 signs you should know when learning ASL. It is a four part series with 25 themed signs each. Part 1 The first lesson in the series covers what you need to know …

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Limited Time Discounts

It’s no secret that learning another language can be very demanding on our time, especially if we are doing it on our own. Have you felt like your goal of becoming fluent in ASL keeps drifting farther and father away? If you are truly interested in achieving fluency in as little time as possible, working …

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Great Resources

Deaf Culture In addition to learning vocabulary and the grammar of ASL, it is also important to learn more about deaf culture. Fortunately, you don’t have to learn the hard way. Below I have listed some fun and informative films and shows that can help you learn about both deaf culture and sign language at …

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Black Friday Deals Already?

It’s funny how Black Friday started out as a single day of massive sales, then grew into a weekend event, and now it seems it is a month long extravaganza of deals. For myself, I much prefer it this way since you can avoid the crowds, commotion, and overall craziness that Black Friday is known …

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Caring for a Parent with Dementia

“I’m Your Daughter, Julie” is a hard and emotional read. There’s no way around that. In her book, she walks you step by step through her own experience of losing a parent to dementia … from the day her mother had been diagnosed with Lew Body’s Dementia, to becoming her full-time care taker, and ultimately …

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