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Welcome to the Hear Me Out! [CC] Podcast, a show you will hear from inspiring individuals in and around the deaf community, and also from your host Ahmed Khalifa. As someone who is mildly deaf, I have an understanding of the challenges and barriers that most deaf people go through in their day-to-day lives. However, everyone has their own stories to share and this podcast will help to spread their stories. And as this is audio-based, transcripts are available within the shownote of each podcast episodes in order to make sure that nobody feels excluded from engaging with the podcast. Make sure you visit the official website at https://hearmeoutcc.com for more stories about the deaf community.

Welcome to the Hear Me Out! [CC] Podcast, a show you will hear from inspiring individuals in and around the deaf community, and also from your host Ahmed Khalifa. As someone who is mildly deaf, I have an understanding of the challenges and barriers that most deaf people go through in their day-to-day lives. However, everyone has their own stories to share and this podcast will help to spread their stories. And as this is audio-based, transcripts are available within the shownote of each podcast episodes in order to make sure that nobody feels excluded from engaging with the podcast. Make sure you visit the official website at https://hearmeoutcc.com for more stories about the deaf community.
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United Kingdom

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Welcome to the Hear Me Out! [CC] Podcast, a show you will hear from inspiring individuals in and around the deaf community, and also from your host Ahmed Khalifa. As someone who is mildly deaf, I have an understanding of the challenges and barriers that most deaf people go through in their day-to-day lives. However, everyone has their own stories to share and this podcast will help to spread their stories. And as this is audio-based, transcripts are available within the shownote of each podcast episodes in order to make sure that nobody feels excluded from engaging with the podcast. Make sure you visit the official website at https://hearmeoutcc.com for more stories about the deaf community.

Twitter:

@hearmeoutcc

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode #15: Deaf & Mental Health -They Are More Closely Connected Together Than You Think

5/17/2019
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Welcome to The Hear Me Out [CC] Podcast, an audio show (with transcripts included) where we listen to stories from fascinating individuals in and around the d/Deaf community and from your host, yours truly, Ahmed Khalifa. In episode 15, I want to talk about the link between deaf and mental health, and how they are closely linked with each other. In the UK, one week it was Deaf Awareness Week. The next, it was Mental Health Awareness Week (which was when this podcast was recorded). So it's...

Duration:00:16:13

Episode #14 - 'Why We Make Our Music & Gigs Deaf-Friendly' with Chasing Deer

5/9/2019
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Welcome to The Hear Me Out [CC] Podcast, an audio show (with transcripts included) where we listen to stories from fascinating individuals in and around the d/Deaf community and from your host, yours truly, Ahmed Khalifa. In episode 14, I talk to Rob and Adam from the British pop-rock band 'Chasing Deer' about how they have incorporated BSL into their music and their passion around making their gigs deaf-friendly so that everyone can enjoy their music, regardless of whether you are hearing...

Duration:00:22:52

Episode #13 - Personal Story on How 'Avengers' Triggered My Emotions & Deaf Advocacy

5/1/2019
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Welcome to The Hear Me Out [CC] Podcast, an audio show (with transcripts included) where we listen to stories from fascinating individuals in and around the d/Deaf community and from your host, yours truly, Ahmed Khalifa. In episode 13, amidst the hype around Avengers: Endgame, I open up with personal story about how The Avengers has played a part in triggering my emotions and unleashed my deaf advocacy. Even though everyone is able to enjoy "the best movie ever", I cannot experience the...

Duration:00:16:07

Episode #12 - 'Adjusting to a Sudden Hearing Loss as a TV News Presenter' with Lewis Vaughan Jones

4/17/2019
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Welcome to The Hear Me Out [CC] Podcast, an audio show (with transcripts included) where we listen to stories from fascinating individuals in and around the d/Deaf community and from your host, yours truly, Ahmed Khalifa. In episode 12 of the podcast, I chat with Lewis Vaughan Jones; a TV news presenter for BBC News and BBC World News who has gone through a sudden hearing loss which happened overnight and we talked about how he is adjusting to his new lifestyle. For full transcript and...

Duration:00:49:48

Episode #11 - My Airport/Airplane Experience as a deaf/Hard of Hearing Person

3/28/2019
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Welcome to The Hear Me Out [CC] Podcast, an audio show (with transcripts included) where we listen to stories from fascinating individuals in and around the d/Deaf community and from your host, yours truly, Ahmed Khalifa. In episode 11, I share my own experience when I'm going to the airport and fly out to a particular destination, whether it's for business or pleasure. And I go through the whole experience, from the moment I arrived and check-in, to going to the security, to communicating...

Duration:00:18:02

Episode #10 - My Dentist Experience as a deaf/Hard of Hearing Person

3/6/2019
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Welcome to The Hear Me Out [CC] Podcast, an audio show (with transcripts included) where we listen to stories from fascinating individuals in and around the d/Deaf community and from your host, yours truly, Ahmed Khalifa. In episode 10, my own experience of visiting the dentist; from the process of arranging an appointment all the way to leaving the dentist after my check-up, I go through all the challenges that come along the way. Even though I am not profoundly deaf, my own experience is...

Duration:00:14:13

Episode #9 - 'Being a CODA & Sign-Sing Performer' with Wayne Barrow

1/26/2019
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Welcome to The Hear Me Out [CC] Podcast, an audio show (with transcripts included) where we listen to stories from fascinating individuals in and around the d/Deaf community and from your host, yours truly, Ahmed Khalifa. In episode 9 of the podcast, I chat with Wayne Barrow, a CODA (child of Deaf adults) and a sign-singing performer where he performs online and also runs his own business where he teaches other people to sign-sing to popular music. Wayne is also a huge advocate of having...

Duration:00:36:20

Episode #8 - The Dinner Table Syndrome (DTS): How it Can Affect d/Deaf & HoH People?

12/20/2018
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Welcome to The Hear Me Out [CC] Podcast, an audio show (with transcripts included) where we listen to stories from fascinating individuals in and around the d/Deaf community and from your host, yours truly, Ahmed Khalifa. In episode 8, I wanted to talk about the dreaded the 'Dinner Table Syndrome', which tends to happen at almost any event; Christmas, birthdays, networking events, restaurants, etc. In short, DTS is something that most if not all d/Deaf and hard of hearing people goes...

Duration:00:14:28

Episode #7 - Hey Activision! Subtitles on Video Games Should Not Be a "Nice to Have"

11/23/2018
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Welcome to The Hear Me Out [CC] Podcast, an audio show (with transcripts included) where we listen to stories from fascinating individuals in and around the d/Deaf community and from your host, yours truly, Ahmed Khalifa. In episode 7 of the podcast, I talk about the recent news about the release of the video game 'Spyro Reignited Trilogy' not having subtitles during the cut-scenes and the surprising statement by the games developer and publisher on their decisions not to add it. For full...

Duration:00:14:24

Episode #6 - 'My Journey Around the World as The Deaf Traveller' by Ed Rex

11/7/2018
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Welcome to The Hear Me Out! [CC] Podcast, an audio show (with transcripts included) where we hear from inspiring people in and around the d/Deaf community and from your host, Ahmed Khalifa. In episode 6 of the podcast, I chat with Ed Rex, aka The Deaf Traveller, who shares his story about travelling around the world and the challenges he faced with some surreal stories and brilliant advice for anyone who wants to do the same. For full transcript and relevant links, visit the episode page...

Duration:00:57:41

Episode #5 - 'From a Major Ear Surgery to Advocating for Disabled People' with Abbi Brown

10/9/2018
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Welcome to The Hear Me Out! [CC] Podcast, an audio show (with transcripts included) where we hear from inspiring people in and around the d/Deaf community and from your host, Ahmed Khalifa. In episode 5 of the podcast, I chat with Abbi Brown, an advocate for disabled people who has also gone through a major surgery to help her with hearing and improve the quality of her life. For full transcript and relevant links, visit the episode page here. What do you think about this episode? Let me...

Duration:00:35:49

Episode #4 - 'How to *Not* Replicate a d/Deaf Person in a Movie'

9/20/2018
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Welcome to The Hear Me Out! [CC] Podcast, an audio show (with transcripts included) where we hear from inspiring people in and around the d/Deaf community and from your host, Ahmed Khalifa. In episode 4 of the podcast, I talk about a recent comment by a movie director in which a hearing played a deaf character and "seems to have an almost innate sense of what it’s like being a deaf person". Not cool! For full transcript and relevant links, visit the episode page here. What do you think...

Duration:00:10:32

Episode #3 - 'Breaking Down Barriers in PR for Deaf People' with Sara Hawthorn

9/11/2018
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Welcome to The Hear Me Out! [CC] Podcast, an audio show (with transcripts included) where we hear from inspiring people in and around the d/Deaf community and from your host, Ahmed Khalifa. In episode 3 of the podcast, I chat with Sara Hawthorn, a PR business owner who is also tackling and breaking down the barriers that exists within the PR and communications industry. For full transcript and relevant links, visit the episode page here. What do you think about this episode? Let me know...

Duration:00:51:41

Episode #2 - 'From Growing Up with Barriers to Building Businesses' with Amy Rowe

8/30/2018
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Welcome to The Hear Me Out! [CC] Podcast, an audio show (with transcripts included) where we hear from inspiring people in and around the d/Deaf community and from your host, Ahmed Khalifa. In episode 2 of the podcast, I chat with Amy Rowe, who runs two businesses and is an ambassador of a deaf charity. We talk about the challenges growing up with a hearing loss (alongside her brother), fighting to build a career as a journalist and subsequently co-founding 2 businesses whilst doing her...

Duration:00:46:01

Episode #1 - 'Becoming a Deaf Comedian' with John Smith from Beautiful BSL

8/28/2018
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Welcome to The Hear Me Out! [CC] Podcast, an audio show (with transcripts included) where we hear from inspiring people in and around the d/Deaf community and from your host, Ahmed Khalifa. In episode 1 of the podcast, I intereivewed John Smith, a Deaf comedian from Beautiful BSL who has entertains the audience across the world using sign language. John has also appeared in various press and TV too, as well as performing in theatres and clubs. John has provided, in writing, about his...

Duration:00:14:29

Episode #0 – 'What is The Hear Me Out [CC] Podcast & Why it Exists?'

8/27/2018
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Welcome to The Hear Me Out! [CC] Podcast, an audio show (with transcripts included) where we hear from inspiring people in and around the deaf community and from your host, Ahmed Khalifa. Episode 0 is an opportunity for me to explain to you the purpose of this podcast (and the website), what is its purpose and what is was created. This is also I explain more about how can those who are deaf can engage with the podcast and how I will also interview those who are profoundly deaf. For full...

Duration:00:07:19