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Tuesday, 26 February 2013

Deaf Pride

Deaf DJ Rocks



Click here to read the whole article & watch a video clip:
http://www.cnn.com/2013/02/23/showbiz/deaf-dj/index.html

New York (CNN) -- Robbie Wilde thumbs through his iPhone as the sounds of voices and clinking glasses bounce all around him. His eyes never leave the phone's screen.
During New York Fashion Week, Wilde, 27, passes the time with friends and management at an exclusive party in Hell's Kitchen before taking over the turntables.
Wilde lives in a world of rhythm and bass. He just can't hear it.

Ear infections at age 7 left Wilde completely deaf in his right ear and took away 80% of his hearing in his left one.
It would be another four years before doctors would confirm what his mother, Maria Sapeta, dreaded: Her son was deaf.
"It was heartbreaking as a mother," she recalled. "It was probably one of the hardest days of my life. But Robbie was the one who gave me a hug and said, 'Don't cry.'"
Originally from Portugal, Sapeta and her husband, Emidio, then a cruise ship chef, had moved to the United States when Wilde was 5.

From childhood, he always had a "persistent personality," Sapeta said, laughing. Unlike many other kids his age, he always finished what he started -- from puzzles to cabins made from Lincoln Logs.

 A tattoo on Wilde\'s right ear reads, \
A tattoo on Wilde's right ear reads, "Out of Order."

Deaf Babies Learning Sign Language


http://www.omg-facts.com/Language/Deaf-Babies-Learn-Sign-Language-On-The-S/55912

For a long time it was believed that speech was a key component to learning language. Universal studies have been done and seemed to link baby babble happening at the same age with language learning. Dr. Laura Ann Petitto did extensive studies on the issue throughout her career. She totally busted the theory that hearing and speech were key in language acquisition. She found again and again that deaf infants who learned American Sign Language were at an equal level of language learning as hearing children were. She studied infants 0 to 48 months old primarily.

Today, it is very popular to teach infants various American Sign Language signs. Studies now show that infants exposed to ASL are able to develop their language centers in the brains more rapidly, because they can sign before they are able to verbally communicate. The studies show that infants exposed to ASL have higher IQ’s not because they are that much more intelligent than other infants, but simply because the language center in their brains was able to begin developing sooner.

Equal Rights For All!

Photo: I shared this picture earlier asking friends to share it as a birthday gift for my husband Brad. FB took it down or lost it. So I'm putting it back up! If you're an LGBT ally, please share this message of hope and support.

Stand Up, Educate, & Change The World!

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Sunday, 24 February 2013

Like If You Love Somebody

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Adults Who Are Respectful Of Children...

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Gunderson: Deaf Racer



Click here to watch the video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y-TW2o4Av5M

Since Greg Gunderson was six years old he's found something to race in. For the last 17 years that has been a sprint car. This is a story of a racer that defies odds and makes a difference and does it all without the ability to hear. Meet Greg Gunderson the deaf racer.

To Be "Normal"...

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Amber Aims To Become 1st Deaf Female Police Officer

Click here to watch the video (click the CC for closed captioning):
http://deafnewstoday.blogspot.ca/2013/02/ambers-senior-project-brings-her-dream.html

For one Rhode Island woman, fulfilling her dreams will mean breaking barriers. WPRI-TV has a video report about her goals.

ASL Alphabet Tattoo

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Miss & Mr. DHoH Czech Republic 2013



http://www.missdeafworld2011-2020.com/

In 2013, the 9th Competition held in March deaf and hard of hearing Miss Czech Republic 2013 and Mister deaf and hard of hearing CR 2013 . Application form, which you can find here , you need to send by November 30, 2012!

Tickets can be ordered through the mail josef@missdeafworld2011-2020.com !

Friday, 22 February 2013

1st 3D Drawing Pen

A pen that can draw in the air? This is the world’s first –and only– 3D drawing pen. It works with a plastic that cools off rapidly, allowing the user to create 3D objects.

Watch an explanatory video: http://bit.ly/VQPNr9 via @[242037175879188:274:sciencerewired]
 
A pen that can draw in the air? This is the world’s first –and only– 3D drawing pen. It works with a plastic that cools off rapidly, allowing the user to create 3D objects.

Watch an explanatory video:
http://bit.ly/VQPNr9 via sciencerewired

(Deaf Movie Bulgaria) Dandelion - Trailer .

Unleash Your Fingers - Next Generation - Tuttıng

Deaf = Linguistic Minority

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Deaf People Want Our Language!

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Petition To Officially Recognize ASL As A Community Language & A Language Of Instruction In Schools

https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/officially-recognize-american-sign-language-community-language-and-language-instruction-schools/CRPw2JLk

For more than a hundred years, American Sign Language (ASL) has been persecuted as a "lesser" language. It is a homegrown and complete language that has survived efforts to wipe it out.

Yet today, ASL is still considered "foreign" and not given the respect and protection it needs. Many states have passed laws allowing credit for ASL classes as a foreign language but they have stopped short of recognizing its benefits as a language of instruction in schools, despite studies proving its benefits for students.

Official federal recognition will finally give ASL the "welcome home" it needs.

If You're Going To Be...

Photo: via Moving The Sun To Shine In Dark Places

Reframing The Deaf Community For The 21sy Century

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Click here to watch the video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CGPeXIJunV8

What we need to do is increase activism to protect our language and culture in the 21st Century.

What Is It Like To Be Deaf?



Click here to watch the video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=60lzVhXW_0U

This VLOG is to educate the hearing people and help spread the awareness about our Deaf culture. The VLOG part two coming soon but If you have any stories to share what you or someone you know went through similiar experience and want to make a VLOG please contact us deffamiliavision@gmail.com ---Def Familia

March 4th, Switched At Birth ALL ASL Episode!

 http://deafnewstoday.blogspot.ca/2013/02/the-asl-episode.html

The ASL Episode:
We recently told you about the coming episode of Switched At Birth entirely in American Sign Language. You can see it Monday, March 4. The episode was inspired by events at Gallaudet University a quarter of a century ago, knowing at the Deaf President Now protests. In the episode, the students at Carlton School for the Deaf protest to keep their school open. Daphne, played by Katie Leclerc, leads the student protest and arranges a demonstration to take place the night before their production of "Romeo and Juliet," in which she stars. Meanwhile, Bay, played by Vanessa Marano, is one of the few hearing students in the school who tries to join the cause.

No Such Thing As The "Voiceless"...

The Only Disability In Life Is A BAD Attitude!

Where there's a will, there's a way!

Thursday, 21 February 2013

itv Signed Stories App

Download the free app today in iTunes

Download the free app today in iTunes

Far From The Tree: Parents, Children & The Search For Identity

Far from the Tree, by Andrew Solomon.

Click here to read the whole interview:
http://www.thestar.com/life/2012/11/20/andrew_solomon_discusses_far_from_the_tree_parents_children_and_the_search_for_identity.html

When Andrew Solomon began researching deaf culture for an article in the ’90s, he had a shock of recognition: How some deaf people formed their identities reminded him of what he went through as a gay man. Most deaf people are born to hearing parents and most gay people born to straight ones — since they’re traits that aren’t directly inherited — and neither typically finds their community until adolescence or older.
“Then a friend of mine had a child who was a dwarf, and listening to her experience, it was the same thing all over again,” Solomon said. “And I thought, if it’s happening in three places, I wonder where else is it happening?”
The answer lies in the award-winning author’s new book, Far From the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity. Researching the tome took more than a decade and over 300 interviews, and in it, Solomon reveals how families who have children with everything from autism to schizophrenia to prodigious talent make sense of their new identities. The Star spoke to him about his latest work.

On Deafness: Jackie Roth of FAR FROM THE TREE by Andrew Solomon .



Click here to watch the video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vIcditMTKx4

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Indiebound: http://bit.ly/indieboundffttyoutube

Jackie Roth is one of the subjects in the Deaf chapter of Andrew Solomon's FAR FROM THE TREE: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity.

"A generous, humane and compassionate book about what it means to be a parent...that will shake up your preconceptions and leave you in a better place....wise and beautiful." -- The New York Times Book Review, front page review

Webfilm Directed by Nick Davis, Produced by Nick Davis and Jane Mendelsohn, Edited by Jason Hutt, Cinematography by Tom Hurwitz, Music by Nico Muhly.

I Love ASL!!!

Agree? :D. YES YES BEST ASL.

Child In Pursuit Of Knowledge...

Mick

That Deaf Guy "Deaf Aliens"

Hey Friends, 
Our son is at the age where he is learning about our strange and wonderful pop culture. He doesn't quite understand what an alien is or how it is important but he likes to get involved in our discussions of "what if". What if there are aliens? What if there are Deaf aliens? We would love to see their sign language... especially if they have several arms and two heads!!!
Life is... mysterious! 
Matt and Kay
ps... Who can name the game Desmond's playing?
pss... Yes, here it goes... another soliciation for our book!! Yessireee "That Deaf Guy: A Family Portrait". It's CHAMP!! Don't take our word for it... read our FB messages from those who have bought it. Now it's your turn! Just click on this link:  www.thatdeafguy.com/store

Hey Friends,
Our son is at the age where he is learning about our strange and wonderful pop culture. He doesn't quite understand what an alien is or how it is ...important but he likes to get involved in our discussions of "what if". What if there are aliens? What if there are Deaf aliens? We would love to see their sign language especially if they have several arms and two heads!!!
Life is... mysterious!
Matt and Kay
ps... Who can name the game Desmond's playing?
pss... Yes, here it goes... another soliciation for our book!! Yessireee "That Deaf Guy: A Family Portrait". It's CHAMP!! Don't take our word for it... read our FB messages from those who have bought it. Now it's your turn! Just click on this link: www.thatdeafguy.com/store

Cochlear Implant Industry

The profit-motivated cochlear implant industry chases a Deaf child as they want "goldmine" ears.

Wednesday, 20 February 2013

Differences In Bilingualism

USA research finds differences in bilingualism between deaf and hearing people. DeafWire video: http://www.h3.tv/shows.php?video_id=1713

Not Hearing Loss, Deaf Gain!



Click here to watch the video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F5W604uSkrk

How Do You...

These words are just gorgeous. The ultimate expression of gratitude...

"To This Day"... Confronting Bullying

If you’re concerned about the effects of bullying on kids, this video is an absolute must-see. Just released yesterday, it's based on a poem by Canadian spoken word poet Shane Koyczan entitled “To This Day” that "explores the profound and lasting impact that bullying can have on an individual." To create this powerful, heart-wrenching video, Koyczan worked with dozens of animators and motion graphic artists, who each contributed 20 second segments that fuse together in one fluid voice.

Says Koyczan, “My experiences with violence in schools still echo throughout my life but standing to face the problem has helped me in immeasurable ways.... Schools and families are in desperate need of proper tools to confront this problem. We can give them a starting point... A message that will have a far reaching and long lasting effect in confronting bullying.”

To learn more about the project and the poet, visit Koyczan's website at http://www.shanekoyczan.c...om/

For A Mighty Girl’s list of the "Top Books on Bullying Prevention," visit http://www.amightygirl.com/mighty-girl-picks/top-books-on-bullying-prevention-for-mighty-girls

We may never be able to eliminate bullying completely, but together, we can make it a rarity, not the everyday experience of millions of children. Please talk to the children in your lives about just how deeply words can wound.
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Click here to watch the video (Click CC for the captioning):
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ltun92DfnPY

Shane Koyczan "To This Day" http://www.tothisdayproject.com Help this message have a far reaching and long lasting effect in confronting bullying. Please share generously.

Find Shane on Facebook - http://on.fb.me/Vwdi65
or on Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/koyczan

I send out one new poem each month via email. You might like to join us. http://www.shanekoyczan.com

"My experiences with violence in schools still echo throughout my life but standing to face the problem has helped me in immeasurable ways.

Schools and families are in desperate need of proper tools to confront this problem. This piece is a starting point." - Shane

Find anti-bullying resources at http://www.bullying.org

Dozens of collaborators from around the world helped to bring this piece to life. Learn more about them and the project at http://www.tothisdayproject.com

Buy "To This Day" on BandCamp http://bit.ly/VKGjgU

or iTunes http://bit.ly/W47QK2

Helping Hands

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/21/opinion/global/helping-hands.html?_r=0

American Sign Language is rapidly spreading to mainstream American culture. Millions of Americans watch the ABC Family television series “Switched at Birth,” most of whose characters use American Sign Language (ASL) to communicate. The number of people learning ASL has soared — now infants learn ASL from DVDs before they can talk.

As ASL spreads, volunteers with varying levels of ASL travel abroad to help the Deaf (the capital D signifies Deaf culture, not simply a medical condition). A nondenominational church in my hometown of Decatur, Indiana, for example, has led mission trips to Leveque, Haiti, where volunteers visit Deaf families to help paint homes, weed grounds and play with children.

That is noble, and good for Deaf people in the world. But I have found that these volunteers, even the most well-meaning, can often do harm as well as good.

The first issue is that many people who try to learn ASL overestimate their abilities. Slapping together signs does not mean that one knows grammar, syntax and everything else that makes a language. A slightly erroneous movement, a hand shaped incorrectly, or a sign made with the wrong facial expressions can distort the meaning.

Furthermore, ASL is an American language. It is not universal, and it’s not even necessarily used wherever English is spoken. Actually, ASL has more in common with French Sign Language than with British Sign Language. So volunteers who know ASL and venture to other countries may not be able to communicate with the Deaf.

I recently spent three months in Peru through Goshen College, where I am studying ASL Interpreting. I lived and worked with the Deaf communities in Lima and Cusco, and was amazed at the impact of ASL in the country. In Lima, nearly all Deaf community members had gone to Efata, a boarding school for Deaf children run by Baptist missionaries from the United States, or attended services led by Jehovah’s Witness missionaries from the United States.

Both programs are conducted in a loose version of ASL with few other signs added. Most of the American missionaries had taken rudimentary sign courses in the United States or learned from other missionaries. Their mission is often foremost to save Deaf people’s souls, and learning the language is lower on their priority list.

But by taking ASL to Peru and teaching it to Deaf children, as many missionaries and volunteers do, they can rob them of the opportunity to speak their own language.
Peruvian sign language is beautiful — full of big gestures, quick movements and animated facial expressions that are much more dramatic than ASL.

It is a language Peruvians have created over generations. For example, religion — especially Catholicism, the faith of 90 percent of Peru’s population — is central to Peruvian culture. Accordingly, “Sunday” is signed by making a cross on one’s forehead. But Peruvian sign language is at risk of becoming extinct, in part because many Americans are too impatient to learn local methods of communication.

What if missionaries to the Deaf prepared not by taking classes in the United States, but by attending Deaf social events in Cusco? Or watching Deaf soccer games, or visiting the market with Deaf friends, or spending time at a Deaf school?

I think we would see volunteers who would learn to sign well, and who would become active, accepted members of Peruvian Deaf communities. We would see volunteers who could educate Deaf Peruvians about their rights, supporting them as they fight to obtaining driver’s licenses, own property, or get wages equal to those paid to hearing coworkers.
Volunteers in foreign countries bring positive attention to marginalized people, and the Deaf are often among them. But the impact on the Deaf community and their language lasts long after volunteers have returned to their home nations. As ASL becomes ever more widespread, it should become equally important to learn and protect the sign languages of others.
Personally, I will forever be grateful to have been to Peru and to have learned sign — their way, not mine.

Mia Engle is a sophomore at Goshen College in Indiana majoring in American Sign Language Interpreting. She lived in Peru for three months last autumn.

The Flexibility Of The Brain In Deaf People Is Mapped Out.

Click here to read the whole article:
http://www.liu.se/forskning/forskningsnyheter/1.439800?l=en#.USLgEsFBuIw.facebook

The brains of deaf people, with and without sign language experience, activate differently when they observe sign language communication. For the first time, this phenomenon has been studied in a direct comparison of these two groups. The results are sensational and are now being published in Nature Communications.

We know that the brain reorganises in deaf people when the auditory cortex does not receive sound, Mary Rudner explains. For a while, we’ve also known that the same language areas on the left side of the brain handle both signed and speech-based language. But, this is the first time it has been possible to separate the effects of being deaf and having access to sign language in one and the same study.

The researchers conducted experiments with three groups: individuals who have been deaf since birth and who use sign language, individuals who have been deaf since birth who use spoken language and who have never learnt a sign language, and people with normal hearing with no knowledge of sign language. All three groups watched sign language and were asked to do a related non-linguistic task which involved paying attention either to the shape of the hand, or where the sign was articulated in relation to the body.

Monday, 18 February 2013

Will Sign For Food

A Great Track Shirt!

American Sign Language Is A Piece Of Me T-Shirt

Iran's 1st School Of Puppet Theater For The Deaf Opens In Tehran

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Click here for more photos:
http://www.payvand.com/news/12/jun/1133.html

http://tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/98716-irans-first-school-of-puppet-theater-for-the-deaf-opens-in-tehran

TEHRAN -- The Art and Cultural Organization of Tehran Municipality has established the first school of puppet theater for the deaf at Shafaq Cultural Center.
 
The school was inaugurated during a ceremony here on Tuesday evening attended by Samineh Baghcheban, daughter of Jabbar Baghcheban, founder of the first Iranian school for the deaf in 1924, the Persian service of IRNA reported on Wednesday.
 
“When I attend such ceremonies, I find out that my father’s efforts were not useless,” Samineh Baghcheban said at the ceremony.
 
“The sapling my father planted many years ago in support of the deaf has now grown into a big tree with the support of family members and friends of the deaf people of the society,” she added.
 
She regarded the deaf the best actors in life and added, “The art of theater is in the hands of the deaf, since they learn to reinforce their vision from the very beginning; they actually learn to live through seeing their surroundings better.”
 
The ceremony was brought to an end with a puppet show performance. Safaq Cultural Center is located on Asadabadi St., Yusefabad neighborhood. 
 

Signing In Your Sleep

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Sign language love sign

CODA International



http://coda-international.org/blog/

Welcome to the CODA International Website.
CODA—Children of Deaf adults, is a non-profit organization for the adult hearing sons and daughters of deaf parents. The organization began in 1983 and has grown to include people from many different countries and very different family and extended family situations.
The CODA experience is strikingly similar across the world. Regardless if you come from a family with one deaf parent, both deaf parents, additional deaf family members, families who signed, families who didn’t. etc., you are welcome here.

Mission
CODA (Children of Deaf Adults, Inc.) is an international organization that focuses on hearing children of deaf adults.  Membership is primarily but not exclusively composed of hearing children of deaf parents.  CODA addresses our bicultural identity through conferences, support groups and resource development.

Statement of Purpose
CODA is an organization established for the purpose of promoting family awareness and individual growth in hearing children of deaf parents. This purpose is accomplished through providing educational opportunities, promoting self-help, organizing advocacy efforts, and acting as a resource for the membership and various communities.

Deaf Can Do (Talking Hands Online Sign Language Courses)


















Click here to learn more:
http://www.deafcando.com.au/Services/SignLanguagecourses/TalkingHandsCourses.aspx

Talking Hands Courses

Deaf Can:Do’s Talking Hands courses can be undertaken internally (onsite Classroom at Deaf Can:Do), externally (self-paced learning) or in a workplace setting.
The internal course is presented to participants by a Deaf teacher and is live and interactive. Courses are held at the Deaf Society located at 59-61 Grange Road, Welland. A DVD and booklet are handed out at these courses for further practice at home.    
All internal courses offered are at specific times, for 2 hours a week over 5 weeks. To see the timetable for available upcoming 2012 courses, click here, and for 2013 click here. 


Talking Hands



Visit the official website:
http://www.talkinghandsbook.com/

Imagine a village where everyone "speaks" sign language. Just such a village -- an isolated Bedouin community in Israel with an unusually high rate of deafness -- is at the heart of Talking Hands: What Sign Language Reveals About the Mind. There, an indigenous sign language has sprung up, used by deaf and hearing villagers alike. It is a language no outsider has been able to decode, until now. A New York Times reporter trained as a linguist, Margalit Fox is the only Western journalist to have set foot in this remarkable village. In Talking Hands, she follows an international team of scientists that is unraveling this mysterious language.   Because the sign language of the village has arisen completely on its own, outside the influence of any other language, it is a living demonstration of the "language instinct," man's inborn capacity to create language. If the researchers can decode this language, they will have helped isolate ingredients essential to all human language, signed and spoken. But as Talking Hands grippingly shows, their work in the village is also a race against time, because the unique language of the village may already be endangered.   Talking Hands offers a fascinating introduction to the signed languages of the world -- languages as beautiful, vital and emphatically human as any other -- explaining why they are now furnishing cognitive scientists with long-sought keys to understanding how language works in the mind. Written in lyrical, accessible prose, Talking Hands will captivate anyone interested in language, the human mind and journeys to exotic places.

http://www.amazon.com/Talking-Hands-Language-Reveals-About/dp/0743247132

** Bravo!  Now, this village got it right!  What a dream to be able to include all deaf people and be able to communicate with anyone in the village! **

Saturday, 16 February 2013

From Raising A Deaf Child To Creating Apps With ASL

 


Click here to read the whole article:
http://www.techinspecialed.com/2012/04/12/from-raising-a-deaf-child-to-creating-apps-with-asl-videos-a-mothers-story/

As a young girl, I was fascinated with the story of Helen Keller, and even taught myself how to sign the alphabet.  Who could have imagined that, 10 years later, I would be faced with the decision to re-learn how to sign, not only the alphabet, but a large part of the English language.

My daughter, Joanne, my first child, was 10 months old before I learned she had a “bilateral profound sensorineural hearing loss”.  The doctor said, (and I quote) “This is a day you will never forget.”

ASL Poetry "A Valentine"

ASL Valentine Poems from Deaf Jams.

Click here to watch the video by DeafJam:
http://vimeo.com/59636383

Going Back To School With Hearing Loss

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http://hearinglosscure.stanford.edu/blog/2012/09/going-back-to-school-with-hearing-loss.html

With Summer winding down, fall just around the corner and schools back in session, we thought was a good time to share some resources for families of children with hearing loss as well as resources for school issues related to hearing loss.

If you haven't already found them, there are many excellent blogs out there which chronicle the journey of families from diagnosis to mainstreaming and much, much more, such as:

"Inspiration on the Ice" Michael Hubbs



Click here to watch the video (CC):
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AhTQchZ39RQ

Feature story on Deaf short track speed skater Michael Hubbs

For more visit his site:
http://www.michaelwhubbs.com/aboutme

Friday, 15 February 2013

Paperman - Full Animated Short Film



Click here to watch this lovely silent film:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aTLySbGoMX0

Introducing a groundbreaking technique that seamlessly merges computer-generated and hand-drawn animation techniques, first-time director John Kahrs takes the art of animation in a bold new direction with the Oscar®-nominated short, "Paperman." Using a minimalist black-and-white style, the short follows the story of a lonely young man in mid-century New York City, whose destiny takes an unexpected turn after a chance meeting with a beautiful woman on his morning commute. Convinced the girl of his dreams is gone forever, he gets a second chance when he spots her in a skyscraper window across the avenue from his office. With only his heart, imagination and a stack of papers to get her attention, his efforts are no match for what the fates have in store for him. Created by a small, innovative team working at Walt Disney Animation Studios, "Paperman" pushes the animation medium in an exciting new direction.

Not ALL Hands Are Free...

Photo: Some hands do not have freedom yet. 

Celebrate Tibetan Independence Day by:

1) joining the Students for a Free Tibet organization at https://www.facebook.com/StudentsforaFreeTibet

2) sharing this post and raising awareness

3) reading up on our founder's experiences in Tibet at http://bringmethathorizondestiny.wordpress.com

Some hands do not have freedom yet.

Celebrate Tibetan Independence Day by:

1) joining the Students for a Free Tibet organization at https://www.facebook.com/StudentsforaFreeTibet

2) sharing this post and raising awareness

3) reading up on our founder's experiences in Tibet at http://bringmethathorizondestiny.wordpress.com/
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Happy Valentine's Day from Canada!

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Montmorency River Falls, Quebec. 
via Steve Deschênes www.stevedeschenes.com

Montmorency River Falls, Quebec.
via Steve Deschênes www.stevedeschenes.com

John Maucere Interviewed Sean Forbes @ Chicago DeafNation Expo.

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Click here to watch the interview:
http://deafnation.com/thejmshow/john-maucere-talk-show-chicago/

John Maucere interviewed Sean Forbes at Chicago DeafNation Expo. Enjoy the interview about Sean’s music experience, filmed live from Chicago!

More of John Maucere visit his site:
http://www.johnmaucere.com/

LOVE!

Photo: Tomorrow is the deadline for I LOVE YOU photos to be submitted for the back photo of our updated ASL folder. (I LOVE YOU contest just for Valentine's Day!!)  So, upload them by midnight Pacific time Feb 14, 2013 HERE on this page!  Thanks to Cupcaketakesthecake.com for this clever idea, too!

Photo: Montell Jordan says, "This is how we do it."