An Open Letter to My Deaf Community and the Hearing

My name is Renée Rickard. I love to do water activities, such as waterski, jet ski, and wakeboard. I also love to play videogames. I have an older hearing sister but use American Sign Language (ASL). I graduated from California School for the Deaf in Fremont. I...

The Deaf Find their Voice at Avamere at Chestnut Lane

Imagine bumping into someone on the street and not being able to apologize. Imagine being in a new environment and not being able to ask where the restroom is. For those who are deaf and deafblind, they don’t have to imagine. These are real challenges they face every...