Friday, 31 July 2015
Canadian courts have resembled their American counterparts in their reluctance to embrace the spirit of the Charter when it comes to equal rights for the disabled.
Tech firms such as Yahoo, Facebook, Dropbox and LinkedIn announced Thursday that they will develop standard language that lets applicants know that having...
WASHINGTONPOST.COM|BY HAYLEY TSUKAYAMA
Every language has its artists, and American Sign Language (ASL) is no exception. ASL SLAM
Every language has its artists, and American Sign Language is no exception. Hamburger Mary's played host to Deaf slam poets and their fans on April 25, and Kevin Beaty was there to catch their performances.
Wednesday, 15 July 2015
This VL2 research brief, written by Sharon Baker, Ed.D., focuses on the importance of fingerspelling for reading. This also comes with three appendices for...
Sunday, 12 July 2015
One mother from the United Kingdom is taking the title ‘super-mom’ to a whole new level, after designing a line of children’s hearing aids that leave the young wearers feeling confident and unstoppable.
Second seed junior Duck Hee-Lee battled past Marc Polmans in three sets to progress to the third round of the Boys' Singles at Wimbledon on Tuesday, despite being...
Hearing experts in the US, writing in a journal called Pediatrics, have said that deaf children should be bilingual, and that "the benefits of learning sign language clearly...
There is a petition from change.org called, ,”We Want the “I Love You” ASL hand shape in emoji. As you might have noticed, people all over the world are going “emoji-crazy”! Thus, two people have started a petition to include the popular “I love you” hand sign as a emoji. Click to find out more!
Will one emoji change people lives? Two people believe that ASL "I Love You" hand shape should be emoji. Click to read more!
SILENTGRAPEVINE.COM|BY THOMSEN YOUNG
Sunday, 5 July 2015
The recently opened DeaFined restaurant in Kitsilano is offering Vancouverites a unique dining experience where diners are encouraged to order their food and drink...
Heather - great post! I am going to let people know about this. It does a great job of explaining what a ToD does - I think too often there is very little understanding from...
CLARKEMAINSTREAM.BLOGSPOT.COM|BY HEATHER STINSON
A simple guide to protecting your rights, and making sure you don't trample the rights of your fellow Americans.
Thursday, 2 July 2015
EXCLUSIVE: An acclaimed revival of Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater's musical Spring Awakening is transferring to Broadway in the fall, I'm told, as soon as a theater can...
Recently on his Facebook page, author Neil Gaiman shared a video of a sign language interpretation of his poem “The Day the Saucers Came,” from his 2006 collection...
BUSTLE.COM|BY EMMA CUETO
It's been reported that a deaf woman has saved the lives of two sailors using the new hearing aids she had received only one day earlier. Extract: A virtually deaf pensioner saved the lives of two capsized sailors when she heard their desperate cries for help - while trying out her new hearing aids. Christine Bowden, 77, was sitting in the garden when she heard a man screaming for help half a mile out to sea. [ 292 more words. ]
Deaf woman saves sailors’ lives after hearing their cries for help one day after receiving new hearing aid
It's been reported that a deaf woman has saved the lives of two sailors using the new hearing aids she had received only one day earlier. Extract: A virtually deaf...