A book with vintage images and captions sharing stories about the Maryland and Washington DC's deaf community.
A book with vintage images and captions sharing stories about the Michigan's deaf community. Author wrote on behalf of Detroit Association of the Deaf in honor of their 100th anniversary celebration in 2016.
A booklet published by Narrow Passage Press through the Historical Society of Shenandoah County. Released on March 26, 2022, at Museum of Civil War, New Market, Va.
Submission of article for online Virginia Encyclopedia in 3k words along with terminology, map of towns, images, and bibliography for classroom and instructors to use.
Co-contributed Chapters in publications.
Co-contributed a Chapter with Donald A. Grushkin in Deaf Empowerment: Resistance and Decolonization, Editors Grushkin, Donald & Monaghan, L., Elm Academic Press.
Paid gathering research experience (dates not in order)
Did a book peer review for an author through the Publisher Company.
A 5-month contract to plan an exhibition with the Library of Virginia for the Shenandoah County Public Library in Edinburg, Virginia. Exhibition will be held for a month in September.
A 5-month contract as a Consultant to provide resources on the DCDL website, deaflibva.org. Ends contract in September.
Coordinates under Library of Virginia.
Gather researching as a freelancing contractor for the VDDHH agency to complete a project on History of 50 years in VDDHH service honoring their commemorative anniversary.
Gathering research as a freelancing contractor for the Marketing Department with the signing ecosystem projects collaborating with Apple Company. The team accomplished and uploaded deaf educational programs, deaf historical facts, and deaf-owned businesses to the Apple Map guides (April-June 2021). More coming up.
Researched on the historical buildings and created biographical sketches with sources and information. Project paid by a grant for 3 months.
Researched and fed over 300 biographical pages on the website including the history of deaf education (schools), co-assisted in development of Deaf History Museums placards," History of Deaf Education historical cards, and Deaf History calendars. Credit on the history of Deaf Education cards and Deaf School museum calendars/stock cards are by both Adonia K. Smith and myself.
Contributing Historian for DCABDA bi-monthly newsletter featuring a black deaf individual(s) spotlight.
Submitted resources in regards with “Becoming Helen Keller” film through online PBS Learning Media.
In between the gap of years, I do independently research and post information across the Social Media platforms: Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.
I have experienced presenting online presentations with my PowerPoint development that fits your audience.I am open for invitations.
In the past, I have attended the Small Museum Association, Deaf Studies, ASL Roundtable Conferences to present the proposed subjects. I am open for invitations.
A book-signing event and presentation to share my stories are one of my favorites! I also include your area's stories if you invite me to your area.
I have experienced giving workshops including Myths and Facts of Deaf Cultures and History; Accessibility 101 serving the deaf community, and many more.
Customers have questions, you have answers. Display the most frequently asked questions, so everybody benefits.