It is Stop Hearing Loss Bullying Awareness Week. Help me promote the worldwide premiere of the Stop Hearing Loss Bullying Campaign Video. Watch it now by clicking here.
What is the Stop Hearing Loss Bullying Campaign and Video?
This spring, a group of 12 people, including Lipreading Mom, got together to brainstorm how to stop the troubling phenomenon of bullying among people who are deaf or have hearing loss. Each person answered the question: Why do I support Stop Hearing Loss Bullying? Then the participants submitted photos of themselves to Lipreading Mom. The photos included their faces, hearing aid or cochlear implant side profiles, and hands using sign language. Here are some stills from the video…
How You Can Help
1) Spread the word to all your contacts about the Official Stop Hearing Loss Bullying Page.
2) Watch and share the Stop Hearing Loss Bullying Video.
3) On Facebook, “like” and share the #Stophearinglossbullying page.
4) On Twitter, tweet the following message: “I support #StopHearingLossBullying. Join me at http://LipreadingMom.com!”
A Special Thanks to the Video Campaign Team
The Stop Hearing Loss Bullying video would not have been possible without Film Editor, David Greenberg, along with these film participants:
Readers—Let Me Know What You Think About the Video
Please watch and share your comments below. Lipreading Mom thanks you for supporting the campaign…Because hearing loss bullying ends with YOU and ME!
Love the video! My mom was born deaf and has never been accepted by her family because of it. At 60 years old they are still trying to convince her she should just get a cochlear implant, when really they are looking for an easier way for themselves…not looking for a way to help her. It is bullying. Thank you for putting this out there. People need to see it.
Lori – You have inspired me by sharing your mom’s story. Please extend my warmest wishes and blessings to her. Because hearing loss bullying ENDS with ME, YOU, and HER!
Thank-you for taking the time to share, because change begins with education
@Indiewritersreview – You are welcome. Because hearing loss bullying ends with ME and YOU!
You are most correct! We’ll get the word out:O) I wish you the best!
Thank you so much for sharing!
I think this was done wonderfully and will defiantly work for it’s intended purpose! Your work is awesome and inspiring!
Chazz – Thank you for being the strongest supporter of this campaign…from the very beginning!
always welcome it’s an important issue with me and thank you for starting it! it light a fire in me for advocacy work 🙂
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Love this. I don’t think I’ve ever purposefully bullied someone with hearing loss, but there was a girl I grew up with who I avoided because she was deaf. One year, she invited me to her birthday party. I grudgingly went, and was surprised at how fun she was to be around. I made a new friend that day, and I’ve never forgotten her. I don’t ever avoid people with disabilities any more – thanks Kate! And thank you, Shanna, for helping more people do the same. Sharing your fb page on both my blog and personal page right now!
Rachel – Thank you for letting me know that! I plan to share your story on my Facebook pages – http://www.Facebook.com/AuthorShannaGroves and http://www.Facebook.com/StopHearingLossBullying. I am thrilled to have your support.
I’m being bullied in deaf centres in Birmingham because
I lost my hearing wasn’t born deaf and I can speak but I can’t
Hear anything so I learned to lip read. Deaf people make
My life a misery but I’m deaf
Susan – I hope that you find peace and acceptance in your journey. Blessings to you.
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