deaf project

Deaf Project

Deaf Project

I think my most rewarding experience in the Boiler House would be working with a group of teens involved in the Deaf Project. All of them had problems with their speaking and hearing. Some of them could barely speak, so I had to use the very little knowledge of sign language I have and a lot of hand gestures just so I could coach them properly.

The only experience I’d had with deaf previous to that was the sign language experts on TV, so it’s safe to say that I was beginner at best. Although the session was roughly only around an hour long, I developed as a person and a coach really quickly. I gained an incredible amount of knowledge about their disability and how to work ……