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Learning New Skills

I’ve recently decided to learn something new. Sign language! What made me decide to learn this? When I was in the 9th grade we found out one of my younger cousins was born deaf. 407 more words

Child Life

Today at 1:30 PM Eastern Time–Gallaudet will make a formal announcement who will be president for Gallaudet University: Roberta “Bobbi” Cordano, Pamela Lloyd-Ogoke or Annette Reichman?

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Yosemite cuts sign language interpreters

In an article from Mashable called “Left Speechless”, Claire Trageser describes significant cuts to interpreter services at Yosemite National Park. In short, while the park used to have rangers who were–themselves–certified interpreters and/or fluent in sign language, the park now relies upon contract interpreters to serve the declining number of Deaf visitors. 89 more words

Inspiration On The Web

Sign Language for Children with Autism

Above are some basic signs that can be used to help communicate with your child.


Here is an article on how sign language can benefit children with autism: … 1,366 more words


George Orwell’s Mind: AWESOME!

Cochlear implant is a secret to put systems in place to trick Deaf children–to trick their brains and hearing—into staying on task when cochlear implant industries need them to.

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ASL Ministry

I am young man who suffers from a significant hearing loss from birth because of that I have struggled with acceptance and being picked on. In middle school I was granted an opportunity to attend the Kansas School for the Deaf and lost myself in a world of being accepted and heard.   259 more words


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I talk to Palmer a lot. I’m the crazy lady in the store pointing out everything, stopping to show her and repeat words so she “understands” and randomly babbling as strangers look on. 517 more words

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