Today is #InternationalDayofDisabilities and I'd like to show off my hearing aids once again.

Without them I'm a poorly concentrated, tired and grumpy person. With them I can talk and work for hours, I can listen and be in noisy environments without getting exhausted.

Hearing loss is an invisible disability. You can't tell that I'm hearing impaired from looking at me, because my hearing aids are often hidden by my hair or simply hard to spot behind my ears. That also makes it harder to have my needs met. Even with hearing aids I need that people look at me and speak clearly when they're talking to me.

I often feel like I'm an imposter when I call myself disabled, but the alternative is to pretend I have a normal hearing and stop functioning in everyday life. I'm beyond happy and grateful that I live in a country where I get hearing aids for free and where I have rights both as a disabled student and in the workplace.

And here are my tiny, wonderful hearing aids 💞

@Zero_Democracy @alraune just because your theory isn't getting any traction doesn't mean there's a conspiracy to keep the truth down

*hands Alraune a $5*

If you're going to mock by impersonation, you have to do it in a way that isn't just asking that people put up with stuff they're already tired of. It's worth remembering, especially online where you could easily come off as just another obnoxious rando.

People really need to learn that affecting something irritating without either deliberate and well-executed uncanniness or clear satirical intent is just making others put up with something annoying.

@lynnesbian Ohhh no, I know where this leads: wacky shenanigans and a caper across cyberspace

@fizzycola I imagine a biking-bar type deal, but a giant snail instead

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@roxy I've played with Godot and it's... good. Not great, but good. But you've made a hell of a lot of progress in Gamemaker and your game is shaping up really well, so screw anyone telling you to throw all that out and learn a whole new language from scratch. Because Godot uses GDScript by default and some features are only available in that, rather than C#.

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