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Cochlear implants: speech and sign language in deaf children?

There’s always a huge controversial debate going on about whether or not a deaf child should learn sign language, some people fearing that it might hinder speech development.  688 more words

Cochlear Implant

My year in ASL

I haven’t written an AAR for a while, because my opponent kept beating me to the punch. So here are my remaining games from this year in a condensed format, for the sake of completeness. 394 more words


Electronic Glove Detects Sign Language

A team of Cornell students recently built a prototype electronic glove that can detect sign language and speak the characters out loud. The glove is designed to work with a variety of hand sizes, but currently only fits on the right hand. 253 more words


Acts of Kindness for Children with Special Needs

So, I read plenty of stories about acts of kindness towards children during the holidays, and they always make me tear up. It was’t until the late 1900s that IDEA became a huge part of educational law, and children with special needs were not included in the education system. 319 more words


Deaf Culture Center

I scheduled a field trip with a group of about 15 of us to go down to the Deaf Culture Center in Kansas. I believe in educating kids in all aspects of life, and not just what a curriculum says to teach.  169 more words

Funschool Days

His purpose in making His name great among the Deaf world!

Had the amazing privilege of sharing part of my testimony and the work of Deaf Bible at Testify World in Albuquerque. Enjoy!

Until all the Deaf have seen,

J.R. Bucklew


Learning and planning

A couple days ago I published a post saying that I wanted to learn ASL. Later the same day, I started practising the alphabet and it was not hard at all! 686 more words

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