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Thursday, 19 June 2014

Accessibility: 1, Inequality: 0

"Ben is an adventurous person, and he decided last minute to go to a museum, only to realize there was absolutely NO accessibility for Deaf people whatsoever. He looked around at people who were entranced by the exhibits; there were exclamations of shock followed by tears as they learned about the Holocaust. He saw all these people feeling emotions he was being denied access to."
By: Mariam Janvelyan Managing Intern You want to know something incredible? Great, because I’m about to tell you something that is going to give you hope for a generation of new signers. I have bee...

Captioning In New Zealand

Ever wondered what 250 hours of captioning per week covers? These are the latest statistics as compiled by the Captioning Working Group.

Saturday, 14 June 2014

Signs To Deaf-Blind To The Playing Of Soccer Game On Tv

sordo di brasiliano stava facendo segni a sordo-cieco per la partita di Brasile-Croazia!! Che amoreeee!!!! Brasile ama a tutti!!! ❤️❤️❤️

deaf Brazilian was making signs to deaf-blind to the playing of Brazil-Croatia! What loveeeee!! Brazil loves everyone! ❤️❤️❤️

Father's Day Breakfast

Friday, 13 June 2014

ASL Personification: The Washing Machine

Signsong Is A Way For Deaf Performers To Embody A Song

Storysigning "Spiderman Comics"

Full Episode: Parenting By Sign

How My Son Benefited From Accessing His Education With Skilled Sign Language Support

"You'll Be Okay" ASL Music Video

Learning A 2nd Language Slows Down Mental Decline

"Learn, Experience, Thrive" Meet Rose

Fact: Signing Really Does Help Babies With Their Language Development

Flag Day ASL Style

Celebrate Flag Day tomorrow by sharing this wonderful art by Chuck Baird! Titled "Stars & Stripes", it features the one and only Ella Mae Lentz. Have a great weekend!

Friday, 6 June 2014

What's Wrong With Deaf Day?!?

"Deaf have been oppressed for centuries, killed in World War II, punished, sterilized, and had their basic human rights ignored. Their background isn’t all too different from other cultural minorities...."
What if you walked onto campus today and saw this sign: What would you think? How would people react? I can tell you one thing: firing the university president wouldn’t be out of the question and students would...

Deaf & Dumb Wedding 1940

Deaf And Dumb Wedding (1940)
Beverley, Yorkshire. GV Ext of Beverley Minster church. VS of the bridge and groom and all the guests outside the church. Everyone at the wedding is both deaf and dumb and they all converse in sign language. Good CUs of people using the hand sign language of the deaf.

Deaf Fighter's Inspiring Story

Deaf Fighter's Inspiring Story
Take a look into the life of deaf MMA fighter Daniel Michel.

HAPPY - Pharrell Williams (Official American Sign Language)

The Rocky Mountain Deaf School community members participated in signing (ASL) the song, "Happy" by Pharrell Williams. Most of the signers are Deaf and they enjoy signing the song as they can feel the rhythm. This is like music to Deaf people's eyes. This video was shown at the RMDS graduation ceremony.

Dwell On What Children Do Right...