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Deaf actress Amanda McDonough teaches you a few ways to include those Hard of Hearing or Deaf people in your lives in the festivities this holiday season. Whether they be grandparents, friends or guests, help them feel included in the festivities.

Summary
How to include your Deaf and HOH loved ones in the holidays:
1. Look at them when you talk
2. Talk normally
3. Use Adjectives
4. Explain
5. Get Creative
6. Be Patient
5. Write It Down or Text It Out
6. Use Your Resources
7. Find Other Ways To Connect
8. Learn Some Signs

Resources for learning sign language: http://www.aslpro.com and http://www.handspeak.com

Learn more about Amanda here:
Website: http://www.amanda-mcdonough.com
IMDb: http://www.imdb.me/amandamcdonough
Instagram: https://instagram.com/amanda_mcdonough/
Facebook: https://facebook.com/officialamandamcdonough
Twitter: https://twitter.com/ActingAmanda
YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBERhpWcbrcDEsM0A0D36rg

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