Deafness @ BellaOnline The BellaOnline deafness site is a gathering place for those in the Deaf Community, listing various resources, information pertaining to current events, and inspirational articles for the Deaf. en-us Copyright 2014 All Rights Reserved. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 14:59:17 EST 240 Deafness @ BellaOnline Music and My Cochlear Implant Music was one thing I was told I would not be able to enjoy when I had my first Cochlear Implant. So it was a surprise when a few months after switch on I was enjoying music, bought a new piano and started playing again. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:28 EST Bigotry and deafness Bigotry is caused by misunderstanding and a failure to tolerate another personís point of view. Some people seem to think that the way they think is right and everyone else isnít entitled to be different. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 00:00:59 EST Deafness in a digital age Weíve come a long way since ear trumpets, the town crier or even party line telephones. Never before has there been so many options for communication and never before has this communication removed many of the barriers and given Deaf/deaf people access. Thu, 3 Apr 2014 00:00:37 EST