This Me -ASL


The movie “The Greatest Showman” is a great movie! The music is beautiful. After seeing this movie (the 1st movie I’ve seen in over a year), I had to come home and gloss the song “This is Me” and then sign it & post it ChanneYoutube.com/ASLSuzyQ. I am Hard of Hearing and I can hear and feel the music but the words get “mushed” together. So I learn the words and then gloss it into ASL and then I sign it.  I am part of the Deaf and Hearing community and have been learning ASL since I was 11 years old.

Here is a very special song in American Sign Language. It’s the song from the above movie, & it’s called “This is Me.” If you enjoy my ASL videos, please Subscribe to my YouTube Channel. Again it’s at: Youtube.com/ASLSuzyQ…Thank you for visiting and watching.

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How Great Thou Art -ASL


A beautiful song was in my soul today! I went to church and asked if I could use the chapel! So this is “How Great Thou Art” sung by Carrie Underwood! I hope you get chills like I do!

#WhyISign


This is my story for # Why I Sign? Transcript: Hello,, my name is Suzanne, last name Stewart. #Why I sign? I have a story: I was born Hearing & my family is hearing. I’m the past, I babysat for 6 Deaf kids, children. They lived next door. A Deaf family, full Deaf with 6 Deaf children. One day I was babysitting & something happened. But before that, we were playing games, learning signs for colors, numbers, Fingerspelling, days, months and family signs and different things. One day, one of the little girls, ohh about 9 years old was behaving badly. I said “come here… go to your room and stay there”. She was crying a little bit. She ran out and came to me bawling. She told me something but it went over my head and I understood nothing! I was thinking “hmmm… No, you need to go back to your room and stay there. She ran out to me again bawling, crying so hard. I said to her, “what’s wrong? What’s wrong? What happened? Whaaat? She started to slowly Fingerspell “b-e-e in my r-o-o-m”! Ah haa “Wonderful!!” I finally understood what was wrong! “Ohhh..Poor baby!” I felt awful! …..I said “I’m so sorry, I feel awful!”  I said “please forgive me”? She said it was Ok, she was fine! I became more fascinated in learning ASL/Sign language. I just love it so much! (*No English word exactly for “hand kiss”- but it kinda means I just love it so much” or “it’s my favorite”) … I got books and learned more signs on my own. I went to College and graduated 1985! Then I worked as a hospital Interpreter, a school Interpreter and I worked at a Deaf school in AZ. I flew to Arizona and lived there for 2 years! I worked there and enjoyed it and had so much fun! I missed my family so I went back home.Then in 2002, I was in a very bad car accident. I had so many injuries, it was bad. So many pain problems and 10 surgeries, they kept adding up! My hearing deteriorated! Isn’t it Strange for an Interpreter to get hearing loss? It’s true, I have two hearing aids. But it doesn’t matter,I’m fine. I don’t care. I’m happy and proud! I already know ASL/Sign language! THATS #WHYISIGN ….bye ..Love you!

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We Must ROAR 🐯 for PAM


Pain Awareness Month is fast approaching! September is the month for spreading awareness! This is an American Sign Language video of the song “Roar” , by Katy Perry. Let’s be strong and try to reach out to others living with chronic pain. (This will take you to my YouTube page “ASLSUZYQ”, feel free to Subscribe! Thank you!)

Scars To Your Beautiful, An ASL Cover


Hello Luvs,

I did this song in an ASL cover for you to let you know whether you are carrying scars that show or ones that we cannot see, you are beautiful! Anorexia is the plight to be perfect and the hunger gives strength, or so I thought at one time. I thought it made me stronger than my parents and brother who were trying to call me horrible names and act abusive towards me as I got weighed weekly and given Ipecac if someone did feed me when I was growing up. When I got older I got better and worse depending on the stressfulness of a situation in my life.  I guess it was my “coping mechanism” too , later on. But a car accident changed that and I stopped and I cured myself of that and those thoughts. I had to get better and try to feel better. I had to eat to take the medications that I needed to survive the pain from the multiple injuries and surgeries. It’s a very long story, but many people have long stories. This one is for us, all of us who have a “story”. We are beautiful no matter what anyone else says. Beauty comes from underneath the surface. It is deep inside the core of us. Sending love, I hope you enjoy this ASL cover song “Scars to your Beautiful”

I Need An EarthQuake


This ought to pick you up today, because it sure did me! I used to be an Interpreter for the Deaf and taught sign language to parents of deaf pre-school children. I was an Interpreter at a major University hospital and at several schools. I loved my career which I went to the University for and graduated with honors. But in 2002, I was hit by a man who ran a red light and never got to do that again. Also as ironic as it might sound, I suffered a TBI and now I have 2 hearing aids and I am hearing impaired. I live with several chronic pain illnesses including : full body CRPS, CKDII, Arnold Chiari I, Polyneuropathy in Collagen Vascular disease (similar to EDS type 4 vascular), degenerative disc disease, mutltiple herniated /bulging discs in my lumbar and cervical spine, long thoracic nerve neuropathy, Gastroparesis, chronic erosive gastritis, SIBO (a small intestine infection/chronic), and more. I stil tried to find a way to use my 2nd language that I’ve learned since i was 11 yrs old and then went to school for. I love ASL, PSE, all sign language but mostly I love the Deaf culture and my friends who are Deaf and HH and HI like me. It is a cultural identity and not a HC. But sadly the pain is a HC for me and so many others. I just hope my signing still can at least cheer some people up. I do a variety of songs which are hip hop,Christian, Christian rock , holiday and more….any suggestions? just visit me at either instagram at: ASLSuzyQ or on my facebook page too at http://www.facebook.com/ILuvASL OR at my you tube pages:  go to you tube and search “ASLSuzyQ” or at my advocacy page with a few Songs at http://www.youtube.com/suzydukettes

HELLO, an ASL Cover


This song is an ASL cover with vocals by Alissa Audrey. I claim no copyright and this is for personal enjoyment, entertainment and for others as well, I hope. I used to be an Interpreter for Deaf and Interpreted at a major University and Hospital, also schools. I was injured in a MVA 2002 and now am H.I. myself. I have chronic pain and full body CRPS. I do the best I can and try t0 convey the message of joy and never give up hope!

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