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Unformatted text preview: Brittani Richter Deaf Chat I attended deaf chat this Friday November 5 with K ristyn McCoy. We arrived at about 7pm and left a little after 8 o’clock. I t was a great experience once we were able to actually start talking/signing with a few of the people there. I t was slightly intimating approaching them and hoping you are not interrupting a conversation. I also felt that it was hard to just walk up and hope that they would be excited, willing, or wanting to talk to you. Although, once we started talking to them we realized they actually were happy to have us there and to learn we are learning ASL. Once I walked in, I observed many students standing in the front talking to one guy who was hard of hearing and a small group in the back of deaf individuals signing with one another in the back. This is what I felt a little intimated with because I did not know who they would take me approaching them. So I wanted till the conversations stopped between two ladies and jumped in....
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- Spring '11
- Hearing impairment, Diana, deaf chat