An Environment Without Sound

There are a little over 311 million people in America and approximately 10 million are hard of hearing or functionally deaf. Jonathon D. Lewis is functionally deaf and part of the deaf community.

Jonathon is an actor/writer who has appeared on stage, in independent films, and most recently on television. Also known as "Dickie Hearts," his stage name, Jonathon is Guyanese-American and holds a Bachelors Degree in Deaf Culture and Film Studies from Gallaudet University. He is the youngest of six children and currently resides in Los Angeles, CA where he works part time at Apple, using an iPad to communicate with customers.