Chasing “The Silence”

What’s already happened? In May 2017, an announcement was made at Cannes that The Silence was being produced, with horror director John R. Leonetti (Annabelle) leading the creative team with

Read More »

TROPES Twitter Chat Summary

A couple of weeks ago we hosted our first Twitter chat! It was about tropes, which Merriam-Webster defines as, “a common or overused theme or device : CLICHÉ.” We focused

Read More »

Ten Tips Media Toolkit

We’ve put something together for media creators, across a wide swath of media. This brief guide covers some of the biggest issues that we see in the media on a

Read More »

“Deaf Mute” Spotted In The Wild

“Hearing Impaired” is problematic. “Deaf mute,” though… that’s next-level. And both terms are featured in this well-meaning but mistake-laden article from the Seymour Tribune, a newspaper from Seymour, Indiana. So

Read More »

Review Round-up: The Quiet Man

It’s a great thing when Deaf characters are included in media, whether that’s on the screen or on the page. The more authentic representation there is, the more likely that

Read More »