Personal Deaf/HoH Experiences
This website touches on almost every aspect of life as a HoH or deaf person, giving a platform to those all over the world to share their stories. There is an entire section on parenting, schooling, and teens.
Michele, who describes herself as "stone deaf", teaches ASL, writes, and mothers her three hearing children. Her blog focuses on a variety of topics relevant to a deaf person, often with a great deal of humor and sarcasm. It would be difficult to get through a post without at least a smile.
"Miss Kat's" mom shares their life happenings with a daughter who has a bilateral progressive hearing loss. They have chosen the oral approach.
Deaf Child Hope is a Christian non-profit organization that provides for deaf living in poverty. The blog itself contains a collection of posts from various authors about children of deaf adults, deafness in general, mission trips, Christianity, among other things.
Shortly after having her first child, Shanna Groves developed a progressive hearing loss. Now a mother of three, Shanna seeks to educate people on lip reading and other issues, such as hearing loss bullying.
Parent Stories and Resources
Heidi Hanks is a speech-language pathologist and a mother of four. Along with many posts about speech therapy, special education, and other helpful bits of information, her site offers free printable speech therapy worksheets and a large list of helpful links.
Prisha's mother uses her blog to demonstrate how her little girl is not impaired, but empowered by her deafness.
Children of Deaf Parents
This blog is dedicated to Deaf and CODA culture. It appears to have been a school assignment and may have ended in December 2013 as there have been no new posts since then. There is still plenty to read and see here though with multiple pages with general information and facts, ASL media, and deaf humor in the form of ASL videos.
Multiple authors populate this blog about ASL and deaf culture. Posts vary greatly and include poetry, humor, history, and other information.
Living with Cochlear Implants
This blog, called "Cochlear Kids: Country Kids with Cochlear Implants" is about the bloggers experience of raising two children with hearing loss. The blogger has a son with Goldenhar Syndrome and a daughter with moderate/severe hearing loss, and both have cochlear implants. The posts on the blog cover a variety of topics, such as raising money for cochlear implants to her daughters joy at getting her ears pierced.
An independently run, UK-based site dedicated to deaf-related news and blogs. The Limping Chicken is a very popular site with updates every weekday.
Literature and Poetry
This site has a directory of ASL stories for kids. You can choose according to the child’s age, a specific holiday, or the book title.
This site features stories that are read aloud and signed in ASL.
Deaf Characters in Adolescent Literature has lists and reviews of books with deaf characters for adolescents and children. She also includes interviews of several of the authors. The blog owner, Sharon Pajka, is a faculty member at Gallaudet University.
This deaf post-graduate student living in Bristol, England is a poet, writer, and role model for deaf kids. His blog posts cover various topics such as identity, sign language, and signed poetry (British Sign Language).
Just For Fun
Shawn Richardson posts entertaining and educational deaf-themed cartoons and illustrations.
Children's songs are illustrated with cartoons while an interpreter signs along. Great for younger kids.
A deaf American adventure vlogger Calvin Young encourages the deaf community to travel the world and break down communication barriers.
Jessica is a UK TV presenter and producer with multiple chronic illnesses and disabilities. In her personal vlog she shares her positive outlook on life, focusing on disabilities, lesbian relationships, and her love of the vintage Hollywood aesthetic. Jessica makes moves with British Sign Language (BSL) to cheesy songs but mostly uses Signed Supported English (SSE) in her daily life. [Some videos touch on mature themes that may not be appropriate for younger children.]
Jessica is a comedienne, deaf advocator, and YouTuber. Her purpose for her vlog is to create awareness and bridge the gap between the deaf, hard of hearing, and hearing.
Jazzy is profoundly deaf in both ears. Her first language is British Sign Language (BSL), so she signs with the subtitles on so people can understand what she is saying. She aims to share her positivity and educate hearing people about deaf culture and sign language.
Danny, whose first language is BSL (British Sign Language), posts a bunch of comedy videos, including parodies, joke, vlog, and news.
On her vlog you can watch a mixed variation of things such as ASL lessons, deaf awareness, and everything about deaf culture. She adds humor while showing the world that deaf people can do anything.
NAD's channel offers a series of vlogs that serves to "preserve, protect, and promote the civil, human, and linguistic rights of deaf and hard of hearing individuals in the United States of America." Web site: National Association of the Deaf
These two brothers tell funny stories about life as CODAs through their humorous skits.
Rikki is a lifestyle vlogger who is a self-professed make-up enthusiast. She brings awareness about Deaf and hard of hearing culture all while sharing with us her favorite beauty buys!