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You will learn all about deaf dogs and many misconceptions with the organization Deaf Dogs Rock and two super deaf dog stars McGrady and Cloverton. Learn how full a life these dogs have, how to train a deaf dog, how they communicate, and more.
DeafDogsRock.com takes pride in featuring deaf dogs from all over the United States who are in need forever homes. We highlight each deaf dog by putting up a detailed description of the deaf dog along with contact information for potential adopters to get in touch with each individual or organization to try to find these wonderful dogs forever homes. www.DeafDogsRock.com
"My name is McGrady and I am an approximately 7 yo black tri-colored Australian Shepherd who just so happens to be deaf. Actually, my Mom says I'm really D.E.A.F, that means Dependable-Eager-Agile-FUN...and it just so happens that I can't hear you @ all. "
"Hi, my name is Cloverton. I'm a 5 year Old English Sheepdog. I'm also deaf.
Every year, thousands of deaf puppies and dogs are euthanized for no other reason than because they're deaf. Dad and I want to help show the world that deaf dogs are wonderful companions and capable of doing everything that a hearing dog can. "
Also joining us is Susan Davis who will be talking about physical therapy for pets.
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We speak to Antoine Hunter, Artistic Director and Founder, Urban Jazz Dance, about DEAF LOUDER: The 2nd Bay Area Deaf Dance Festival this weekend, Friday, August 8 and Saturday, August 9 at 8pm; Sunday, August 10 at 4 pm at Dance Mission Theatre in San Francisco. DEAF LOUDER proudly presents a festival that celebrates deaf culture. There will be dance, poetry, song and rap by deaf and hearing performers. Starring Def Motion from London, Michelle Banks, Fred Beam, Joey Antonio, Rosa Lee, and Antoine Hunter. Other performers include James L. Taylor the 3rd, CODA Brothas, Sister Master, Half N Half, Deaf ASL singer Tonique Hunter and poet Joy Elan Sledge.Tickets: $25 For a discount use the code: “DeafLouder” (for an $18.00 ticket at Brown Paper Tickets); $12 for children 10 and under). For groups of 5 or more contact Ms. Stella Adelman 415-826-4441 email@example.com
There will be a special workshop Saturday with Michelle Banks at EBCPA in Richmond and Sunday from 12-2 there will be dance workshops at Dance Mission and a conversation witht the artists. Visit http://www.antoinehunter.blogspot.com/ Antoine Hunter is an African American Deaf and Hard of Hearing Choreographer, Dancer, Dance instructor, model, actor and poet. He has performed and taught all over USA and all over the world such as, Rome, London, Cuba, Africa. He also has performed with Savage Jazz Dance Company, as dance artist/performer/jazz instructor. He is a faculty member at EBCPA, Dance-A-Vision, Youth In Arts, Shawl and Anderson Dance Center, Ross Dance Company, just to name a few.
We close with an interview with director, Lacey Schwartz whose film Little White Lies closed the SFJFF this Sunday and now is screening a few more times. Visit Aug. 7 (PARK 7 p.m.), Aug. 8 (RAF 3 p.m.): www.thelittlewhiteliethefilm.com or sfjff.org and 415-621-0523.
We are opening with an interview with Antoine Hunter, Artistic Director and Founder, Urban Jazz Dancechoreographer, teacher, deaf advocate and creative force behind DEAF LOUDER, the Bay Area's 2nd Annual Deaf Dance Festival this weekend at Dance Mission in San Francisco, Fri., AUG 8 &, AUG 9 at 8pm; Sun., AUG 10 at 4 pm. There will be dance, poetry, song and rap by deaf and hearing performers. Starring Def Motion from London, Michelle Banks, Fred Beam, Joey Antonio, Rosa Lee, and Antoine Hunter. Other performers include James L. Taylor the 3rd, CODA Brothas, Sister Master, Half N Half, Deaf ASL singer Tonique Hunter and poet Joy Elan Sledge.Tickets: $25 For a discount use the code: “DeafLouder” (for an $18.00 ticket at Brown Paper Tickets); $12 for children 10 and under). For groups of 5 or more contact Ms. Stella Adelman 415-826-4441 firstname.lastname@example.org There will be a special workshop Saturday with Michelle Banks at EBCPA in Richmond and Sunday from 12-2 there will be dance workshops at Dance Mission and a conversation with the artists.
For all Deaf Louder Festival details visithttp://antoinehunter.blogspot.com/
Keith Wann talks about Deaf/Hearing relationships
Deaf hollywood potential?
Michelle Huntting will be interviewing Christina. Christina Lee works to educate shelters, rescues, breeders and deaf dog owners about how wonderful raising a deaf dog can be with consistent training and socialization. She is a full time blogger/writer who networks, promotes and lists deaf dogs available for adoption all over the United States. Christina is the founder of Deaf Dogs Rock a non-profit corporation she and her husband Chris Lee launched in 2011 after they adopted their first deaf boxer puppy Nitro. Their mission is to help deaf dog owners find information, training resources and bring together the deaf dog community to support and help each other. Christina and her deaf dog Nitro have been featured on ABC News, American Dog Magazine, Salem Times Dispatch, Roanoke Times and World News and many local magazines.
In 2012 DeafDogsRock.com was awarded the highest honor in Salt Lake City Utah with the BlogPaws Nose-to-Nose Pet Blogging and Social Media Award for Best Cause Blog of 2012. Christina lives on a farm in Virginia with her husband Chris, her two deaf boxers, three hearing dogs and three horses.
Sponsored by: Kenyon Canine Institute
World travels - successful Deaf owned Business
The deaf community is affected by mental illness equal to those from the "hearing culture." Compared with the mainstream population, however, the deaf often face greater challenges when seeking treatment, such as finding competent therapists who use ASL (American Sign Language). Join Journalist, Suzanne Marcus Fletcher, for her special interview with Deborah Litberg, Deborah is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker specializing in mental health and advocacy support for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Communities. Deborah is a parent of a profoundly deaf son, age 27. Deborah served, for eleven years, on the Executive Board for The Greater Los Angeles Agency for the Deaf advocating for the betterment of the Deaf Community. Upon completion of serving on the Board, Deborah went back to Deborah trained at Children's Hospital Los Angeles, for ten years, as well as, served as faculty in the Leadership for Neurological Developmental Delays Program, training interns and fellows effective clinical skills to treat populations with a developmental delay. Deborah is now providing services through her private practice in Sherman Oaks, with a focus on children and families, individuals and couples. Deborah is fluent in signed language and provides IEP advocacy as part of her support for this population.
Keith Wann interviews Carol Downing from Blossom
DELIVERANCE SESSION | 16-MINUTES WARNING: STRONG DEMONIC MANIFESTATION Every deaf and dumb spirit does not cause a person to be unable to hear or speak. Sometimes they make it harder for their victim to hear so they cannot understand, especially God’s Word. Bernia has given us permission in sharing her deliverance session. Be sure to listen to a portion of it and be encouraged and set free in Jesus’ name. Shalom † Holy Spirit Talk LIVE Broadcast on MiteWorks Radio EVERY Monday and Friday at 12 noon (EST) at http://www.thechildrensmite.org/radio. Tune in and listen to the Holy Spirit talk to you!
Keith Wann interviews Amy Sargent