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Thursday, 31 July 2014

Feeling Envy...

DeafBlind Power

A great resource! http://www.deafblindpower.com/
A Coalition of Concerned DeafBlind Individuals actively working to ensure principles of social justice are implemented at Helen Keller National Center. Information and updates shared here....

Don't Change For Anyone, But Yourself!

How To Submit A "Deaf Dream" Video?

Empower Future Deaf Global Leaders

Signs Restaurant Opens, Toronto

Deaf News: New sign language restaurant opens http://wp.me/p408Yl-39N

SIGNS is a 150-seater upper casual dining & bar restaurant and the first Canadian restaurant that is staffed with deaf servers. Our Vision is threefold:

CTV News in Toronto are reporting that a new restaurant has opened called Signs. Signs will be staffed mainly by deaf sign language users and as well as food, customers will also get an education in American Sign Language. The restaurant’s...

Wednesday, 30 July 2014

Mexico Sign Language (Video)

C.O.D.A. Interpreter Research Survey

Are you a CODA? If so, somebody is doing research and would love if you would take a survey. The link is posted in the comment section.

Project background, Introduction to the study, & Consent See ASL Introductory video below. About the Researcher I am Amy Williamson, the daughter of deaf parents, Mary Ella Scarboro Williamson and Barney Williamson of North Carolina. I have worked as an ASL/English interpreter since 1990 and I am co…

Project background, Introduction to the study, & Consent Who am I? I am Amy Williamson, the daughter of deaf parents, Mary Ella Scarboro Williamson and Barne...

Helped 2 Gambain Sign Language Interpreters To Attend ASLI

Vicky Pannell: Why I’ve helped two Gambian Sign Language Interpreters to attend ASLI’s conference in September http://wp.me/p408Yl-37d
Over the past few weeks, I have been involved in trying to arrange for two...

Oxford Tube Sorry For Deaf Passenger's "Humiliation"

Our story earlier this week about the deaf woman who was humiliated by the driver of a bus in Oxford has now reached the Oxford Mail:http://www.oxfordmail.co.uk/news/yourtown/oxford/11373900.Oxford_Tube_sorry_for_deaf_passenger_s__humiliation_/?ref=rss&utm_campaign=Oxtweets
A BUS company is investigating one of its drivers after a deaf woman claimed she was “humiliated” on a journey to Oxford.

Monday, 28 July 2014

What Is It Like To Be Deaf? (Watch On August 5th)

On Tuesday, August 5, you’ll meet CiCi, Isabella and several other deaf kids — and...

Croatia Wins 1st World Deaf Handball Championship

Croatia Wins 1st World Deaf Handball Championship! http://ow.ly/zzV19

Photo: Croatia Wins 1st World Deaf Handball Championship!  http://ow.ly/zzV19

What Sign Language Teaches Us About The Brain

Deaf Woman Says She Was "Humiliated" On Bus...

Exclusive: Deaf woman says she was “humiliated” on bus as driver allegedly insists she can hear phone http://wp.me/p408Yl-38R
Just a week after we reported how a Deaf woman in Manchester was allegedly...

Saturday, 26 July 2014

"Can You Hear Me?" Canadian Deaf Mime Show

“Can You Hear Me?” performance by Canadian Deaf Mimes opens. DeafWire video report http://ow.ly/zzELL

Deaf School In Germany Celebrates 100 Years Of Education

Deaf school in Germany celebrates 100 years of education!DeafWire video report. http://ow.ly/zzDph

Deaf Educator & Pioneer Robert Panara

Story about Bob Panara...
Robert Panara, who lost his hearing as a child and became a leading educator of the deaf and a pioneer of studies of deaf culture, has died. He was 94.

Marvel's Hawkeye Learns How To Use Sign Language

Hawkeye, one of the Avengers, learns how to communicate through American Sign Language!! Pretty cool!
In an upcoming storyline in “Hawkeye,” the hero has to communicate without hearing.

Friday, 25 July 2014

Tips For Tough Times:

Attention People With Hearing Loss -- We Require Your Assistance

Attention people with hearing loss- a cool opportunity awaits!
Are you deaf or hard-of-hearing? Do you lip read? We need your help designing...

Shakespeare: Found In Translation (BSL)

Shakespeare reaches all audiences...
Documentary following Deafinitely Theatre as they translate a classic Shakespeare play for a Deaf audience

Deaf People Are A Linguistic Community...

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Petition To Urge The Department Of Justice To Train & Understand Interactions With The Deaf

Here is a petition to urge the Department of Justice to get trained on how to interact with the deaf. Here at the Library Services for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing we have sent materials to several police departments in Tennessee for training but more should use us as a resource!
Being stopped by the police can be difficult for everyone. For those of us who are...

A Surprise In A Hospital Maternity Ward (2 Deaf Sisters)

Once You Can Express Yourself...

Friday inspiration from Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis, born this week in 1929.

Thursday, 24 July 2014

Don't Understand Your Journey...

That Deaf Guy: "Beep"

Hey friends, Happy TBT! Oh the joys of traveling!
Hope your enjoying your summer.
-Matt and Kay
PS We have a book for sale. Yes. We. Do! "That Deaf Guy: A Family Portrait". It is 120 pages of LOL! Just click to order.www.thatdeafguy.com/store

Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Compliment People...

Looking Back…11 Years Ago...

On this date (July 23) in 2003, a revival of Big River opened on Broadway..(read more at the link below)

Farewell To A Legend Robert F. Panara

We at DEAF LIFE will miss him, and are grateful to have known him, and to have benefited from his vast store of knowledge of Deaf history, literature, and baseball.
Matthew S. Moore, Publisher

SignHealth Giving Deaf People Interpreting Support In Healthcare

How SignHealth have been working to give Deaf people interpreting support in healthcare (with BSL translation)
This is a response to Andy Palmer’s article ‘ GPs should have access to video...

Motherhood Is About Raising & Celebrating The Child You Have...

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