: Congregating Hearing Impaired People From All Over The World

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Announcing a Forum board in which hearing impaired persons discuss together, and where other members learn more about the deaf culture and the sign language. is a Forum Board dedicated to hearing impaired people, helping them to meet one another and discuss about everyday problems, and creating a community attitude that is of great support with everyday life for those who are looking to seek advice and help. was founded and initiated in April 2002 by Alex Chu, and since then, it has grown steadily, reaching and touching the lives of over 6500 members, presently it has maintained its steady growth with new members almost on a daily basis. The majority of the active participants are in their 20s and 30s, and while most of them are hearing impaired looking to share their lives with other people who can be related and connected to their own disabilities, there are also many hearing members who are simply interested in deaf culture and sign language that truly identifies this culture.

Hearing impaired people face everyday inconveniences due to all the situations in which everyday sounds play an important role. For instance, crossing a street or hearing a baby’s cry. Having a place such as, gives members the support and ideas how to deal with such inconveniences. features general chat forums along with categorized sections in which holds topics of high interest for hearing impaired people. One of the most active forums is the “Hearing Aids & Cochlear Implants” forum, or the “Deaf Education” and “Sign Language” forum. The presence of people that are just curious in respect to deaf culture enriches the discussion giving an occasion of confront for everyone.

Generally as the deaf community is small, its gathering is somewhat difficult in the real world: that’s why an Internet meeting point such as forum is of importance for all those hearing impaired people and plays a key role where members can come together as an online community, giving them the strength, the encouragements and the moral support to face everyday problems with insights, the possible solutions which can be backed up by other people that can be related to such issues and problems.

For more information on the hearing impaired forum and deaf culture, or on sign language and other related topics, visit the site .


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