KODAheart Post-Secondary Readiness Resource

  Planning for life after high school can be overwhelming and intimidating! There are various pathways available for students including technical/vocational certification programs, enlisting in the military, directly entering the workforce and starting their career, or working towards a degree; an associates degree at a two year community college or bachelor’s degree at a four… Continue Reading KODAheart Post-Secondary Readiness Resource

Coda Olympians

CODA Olympians in the Tokyo 2020 games   Sabrina Lozada-Cabbage (Puerto Rico) Sabrina, 24 played center on the Puerto Rico women’s basketball team. The team has placed 12th in the 2020 Olympic games. Her parents, Roddy and Emma, both work at the New Mexico school for the Deaf. Although Sabrina was born in Idaho and… Continue Reading Coda Olympians

Chris Hyche (1988- )

Christopher “the Animal” Hyche was born in Jackson, Mississippi on September 16, 1988. His father Cornelius Payton worked as a housekeeper at the local fire academy and his mother Wendalon worked at Skytel, a telecommunications company. His parents met at the Mississippi School for the Deaf and went on to have six children. Chris also… Continue Reading Chris Hyche (1988- )

KODAheart Activism Postcards

  Writing letters and postcards can be a productive activity for parents and kids who would like to take action to support democracy. Model civic responsibility for your children by working together to craft messages of advocacy, gratitude, or reproach. Some ideas include a letter to your state legislature supporting National Lead-K Campaign for Deaf Kids or Deaf Grassroots… Continue Reading KODAheart Activism Postcards

10 Gift Ideas for the Holiday Season Vol. 6

  2020 has been an overwhelming year! From the pandemic to politics shopping for the holidays might be the last thing on your mind! Don’t fret- the KODAheart team has compiled ANOTHER list of gift ideas for you to chose gifts for your loved ones! The best part? These gifts keep on giving, they are created by/purchased… Continue Reading 10 Gift Ideas for the Holiday Season Vol. 6

Anti-Racism Resources

        General:  List of resources by Black Lives Matters  Anti Racism google doc resources  Anti Racism resource for beginners List of ways to support by Now This Protesting during pandemic by @Unnff & @Irnsark  How to be an ally right now by @Kristalnaomi.bodyandmind  7 ways white people invalidate black people’s feelings by… Continue Reading Anti-Racism Resources

10 Binge-worthy TV Shows

    About to hit “play” on another tv series or movie? Check out one of the following amazing tv shows that feature deaf or coda actors! Lend your viewership to quality content that showcases the acting talents from our own deaf community! The shows listed below include a variety of topics- we have included TV… Continue Reading 10 Binge-worthy TV Shows

KODAheart Back to School Resources- Distance Learning Edition

  Schools across the world have been working hard to create content and resources for students due to the unprecedented circumstances for this upcoming school year. Distance learning, or remote learning, is when face-to-face classroom learning is moved into a temporary online space. This type of learning is different from typical eLearning which is designed… Continue Reading KODAheart Back to School Resources- Distance Learning Edition

10 Quarantine Activities for families at home.

With COVID-19 affecting communities all over the globe, many of us are doing our part to help flatten the curve by sheltering in place at home. While you do your part, KODAheart wants to help by providing deaf/koda families some great activities to do at home while in quarantine! 1.Have you already already binged on… Continue Reading 10 Quarantine Activities for families at home.

Charlie Babb (1950- )

With the 49th pick in the 5th round of the 1972 National Football League draft the Miami Dolphins select, Charlie Babb, the first-known Coda to enter professional football. Since Charlie, a number of other codas have gone on to play in the NFL. Born February 4th, 1950 in Sikeston, Missouri; Charlie was the child of… Continue Reading Charlie Babb (1950- )