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Achieving Success in Diversity and Inclusion

In August, ASAE introduced the 2015-2017 Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plan as well as new policies on religious diversity and accessibility. We asked the D + I Committee’s Immediate Past Chair and 2008-2009 DELP Scholar Mariama Boney to talk about their important work. 891 more words

For The Love of Reading

Like many people, I enjoy few things more than curling up with a hot cup of tea and a good book. Aside from my lifelong love of language, literature has given me access to endless worlds of people and places to imagine. 959 more words

NCS with The Challenge - young people working to improve the garden

We’ve been a bit quiet the past few days but so much was happening… We went on an exploratory visit to Sandwell Valley to look for inspirations for a sensory garden and wild area, had a meeting drafting the garden’s constitution, our regular garden day on Thursday, wood chip and top soil deliveries, and most importantly – the visit of 60+ young people from… 121 more words

Development

Ups, downs, highs, lows, acceptance, no wait that's grief.

If I said the 11 years of Ella’s life was an emotional roller coaster, then the last 4 days of her life was a high speed, upside down loop-de-loop that kept my stomach in knots for days. 922 more words

Parenting A Child With Special Needs

Churchill’s Chartwell and Rawson’s Legacy

As a late deafened adult, losing my hearing quite suddenly at the age of thirty-nine, I hadn’t learned how to lipread until then as there was no need. 1,157 more words

Real-time translation of sign-language into audio

Springwise reports on the Hands Can Talk project in Saudi Arabia that uses the Microsoft Kinect and software to convert sign language into audio. The system is designed for conferences or gatherings and can handle multiple languages, including Arabic and English.

Source: Springwise

Multimodality in Motion: Disability & Kairotic Space

I got bogged down last week trying to get a webtext ready for submission, so this is a late contribution to my annotated bib series. I was so excited for this piece to come out in… 793 more words

Disability