Tagged with CODA (Child of Deaf Adult)

Why the Film ‘CODA’ Matters to Me During the Pandemic

Why the Film ‘CODA’ Matters to Me During the Pandemic

I did not grow up as a CODA or Child of a Deaf Adult. This is a hearing child who has one or both parents identify as culturally Deaf. The new Apple TV+ film ‘CODA’ highlights the experience of a teen girl who lives with her parents and an older brother, all of whom are … Continue reading

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When Dad is Deaf: A Father’s Day Breakfast Story

My Cousin Ronnie speaks with his hands. He has a unique relationship with his two sons, whom he cannot hear—and it is beautiful to watch Ronnie, who is Deaf, communicate with sign language. When I learned about the film project, Father’s Day Breakfast, I immediately thought of Cousin Ronnie and his boys. The short film … Continue reading