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Wednesday, 31 August 2016

Deaf Cafe Set To Open In Brighton Next Week

Hi all, we've now been informed by the cafe in Brighton that it looks like opening NEXT WEEK (so please don't go along tomorrow!). As they are still getting things ready. Follow them on Facebook and you'll find out when it's open. Here's our story (revised!) http://limpingchicken.com/…/deaf-cafe-set-to-open-in-brigh…/
A new Deaf cafe is set to open in Brighton on 5th September (all being well), with staff who can sign. The cafe will also run BSL courses and run other courses in BSL. The cafe is being run on a not-for-profit basis and th…

Dr. Laura-Ann Petitto: A New Lens (Video)

Dr. Laura-Ann Petitto, co-PI and scientific director of the National Science Foundation Science of Learning Center, VIsual Language and Visual Learning, VL2,...

Try FaceTime Interpreting For Free (Video)

FaceTime Interpreting added a new video: Try FaceTime Interpreting for Free.
We like you and want you to try FaceTime Interpreting for free.

Do Not Give Up...

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TruBizDPan: #DeafHunchback (Video)

Tru Biz feeling excited with Karla Gutierrez.
4 hrs
How well did "Hunchback of Notre Dame" from the Music Circus At The Wells Fargo Pavilion do with #DeafTalent John McGinty as Quasimodo? 

That Deaf Guy: SleepOver

That Deaf Guy by Matt and Kay Daigle
6 hrs
Hey Friends!
Right now, we are working on a NEW TDG 2017 Calendar (they will be out in our TDG webpage store, in NOVEMBER 2016)!! We''d love to know which is your TOP favorite TDG comic strip so that we may put in 2017 Calendar. Just tell us the humor or the date that it has posted in www.thatdeafguy.com
Thank you and have a great day!
—Matt and Kay

Deaf Life Celebrating 250th Issue

Another milestone: DEAF LIFE publishes its 250th issue
DEAF LIFE is celebrating another milestone—its 250th issue (October 2016). This contains full-color thumbnails of every DEAF LIFE cover, starting with July 1988 up through September 2016.
The 250th issue also includes a retrospective, recounting how NTID/RIT alumnus Matthew S. Moore came to believe in the power of mass media to change public attitudes towards Deaf people, and founded DEAF LIFE as a monthly magazine, to give the Deaf Community visibility, and to provide enlightenment to hearing readers, those familiar and unfamiliar with Deaf issues.
From the start, DEAF LIFE has emphasized quality of content and visual appeal
DEAF LIFE has published original stories and authorized reprints on a variety of Deaf–related topics: newsmakers, achievers, controversies, scientific research into sign language and cognition, education, schools for the deaf, NTID, Gallaudet University, CSUN, genetics, cochlear implants, political issues, performing arts, Deaf visual artists, history, biography, sports, deaf pets, Deaf people in nontraditional fields, legal and court issues, telecommunications, new books.
Moore says, “We’ve reached another milestone. Our hope is to reach 350, and continue beyond that, becoming the longest-lived modern independent publication of the Deaf community.”
For order, go to http://www.deaflife.com

Freak City (Book & Film)

Freak City (2014) by Kathrin Schrocke being made into a film

Sharon Pajka,Ph.D. at Deaf Characters in Adolescent Literature - 1 month ago
Twoyears ago, I came across a book, Freak City (2014) by KathrinSchrocke; translated from German by Tammi Reichel*. *This morning my friend and colleague (the one who is fluent in German) pointed me to a video in German with English captions (just be sure to click CC and select English if you're like me). A movie is being made based on the novel! There will be a 110min feature film, based on Kathrin Schrocke's novel. The film description includes the plot of Mike, who is 15-years-old. Basically, he’s one of those teens who seems to fall in love with love and perhaps thinks about ... more »

Saturday, 27 August 2016

Clap Your Hands If You Are Happy (Video)

Deaf Like Me added a new video.
If you are happy and you know it clap your hands

Student Benched Due To Her Wearing Cochlear Implant

A basketball referee at a Kentucky middle school told a player she would have to leave a game because of her cochlear implant. She stayed off the court until someone showed him the rule book. KFOR-TV has a video report.
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Sophia Smith

National Women's History Museum
#HappyBirthday to Sophia Smith, philanthropist and founder of Smith College, born #OnThisDay in 1796. The fourth of seven children, like many girls at the time, Smith only received a minimal education. She never married, and all of her siblings died without children, making Smith the heir to her entire family’s fortune in 1861. By the time she was 40, Smith had begun to go deaf. She considered using the money to start a school for the deaf in Massachusetts before Alexander Graham Bell and John Clarke beat her to it. Instead, Smith decided to endow a women’s college, providing in her will for "the establishment and maintenance of an Institution for the higher education of young women, with the design to furnish for my own sex means and facilities for the education equal to those which are afforded now in our Colleges to young men.” Smith College was chartered in 1871 and opened in 1875. (Photo Credit: Smith College Archives) #WomensHistory

"Wonderstruck" #DeafTalent: Tru Biz Video

Tru Biz feeling curious with Karla Gutierrez.
"Wonderstruck" has many #DeafTalent in it! Julianne Moore is playing a deaf character in it!