Filipino Deaf from the Eyes of a Hearing Person

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Current Rank: 89 (Community & Groups)
Site Description: Issues, activities, experiences and technologies related to deaf and disabilities in the Philippines
Date Joined: Apr 28, 2008

Tags: deaf, sign language, discrimination, disability, web accessibility

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Deaf-mute customers to sue resto
on Mar 25, 2013 in Deaf Experiences Discrimination Issues Asia Cebu Cebu City Magna Carta Philippine Daily Inquirer Philippines Provinces Thursday This is a repost from the Philippine Daily Inquirer written by Ador Vincent Mayol of Cebu Daily News. 7:20 am | Thursday, March 21st, 2013 A restaurant in Cebu City is facing charges after some waiters allegedly made fun of five deaf-mute custom...

Deaf man, sign language teacher form lasting bond
on Feb 16, 2013 in Blogroll Beatriz Go Philippine Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf Belated Happy Valentine’s Day to all my readers! Sorry for not blogging for more than a month now. Today, may I share with you a post-Valentine love story of a deaf man and his sign language teacher which was published in the Philippine Daily I... as Mirror Site
on Jan 12, 2013 in Hello from Me I recently copied all the post contents of my blog to my new official home at It’s also a WordPress site but uses the Responsive Design Theme. It means, the site can be viewed from any screen size including smartphones...

2012 in review and a happy new year!!!
on Dec 30, 2012 in Hello from Me The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 57,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this blog would po...

Merry Christmas in FSL!
on Dec 23, 2012 in Filipino Sign Language Hello from Me Merry Christmas from your friendly blogger……. Filed under: Filipino Sign Language, Hello from Me...

Bath Soap TV Commercial Deaf Spoof
on Dec 8, 2012 in Deaf Video Ervin Reyes leslie castillo marvin felomina venalyn monis   Guys, here is another short video (with sound) of deaf spoofing a TV commercial of a soap brand here Philippines. The video wasagain  created by 3rd year batch 2012-2013 of MCCID College. Enjoy! Related articles Selecta Kornetto TV Commercial...

Filipino Sign Language 101
on Dec 4, 2012 in Filipino Sign Language Notable Filipino Helping the Deaf American Sign Language FSL Kenyan Sign Language Philippine Federation of the Deaf Philippines Sign Language Thai Sign Language This a re-post from an article which appeared last December 1. It clearly explains what Filipino Sign Language is all about courtesy of our FSL Guru, Dr. Liza Martinez. Enjoy!!! What are sign languages? Common misconceptions: Signing is...

Selecta Kornetto TV Commercial Deaf Spoof
on Nov 27, 2012 in Blogroll daisy jane noble Ervin Reyes MCCID omar jolas lazaro Guys, here is a short video (with sound) of deaf spoofing a TV commercial of a popular ice cream brand in the Philippines. The video was created by 3rd year batch 2012-2013 of MCCID College. Enjoy! Filed under: Blogroll Tagged: daisy jane noble, Ervi...

Yay! First 240,000 Visits!
on Nov 23, 2012 in Hello from Me facebook Filipino Filipino Sign Language Google Search Grace Padaca Heather Whitestone Sign Language WordPress Wow! Wow! Wow! I reached another milestone in my blog experience. After 18 posts since July 27, today I celebrate my 240,000th visits since I created this in 2008! Hooray! I now have 349 posts, 883 comments, 23 categories, 729 tags, 40 active followe...

Filipino Sign Language Bill’s struggle for acceptance continues
on Nov 20, 2012 in deaf culture Deaf Experiences Filipino Sign Language Sign Language Antonio Tinio Yesterday, I posted a Facebook status which says, “…. Filipino Sign Language struggle for acceptance continues… on November 27 at the House of Representatives…. ” This after the very heated argument which happened last N...

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