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Happy International Week of the Deaf!

All this week I’ll be bringing you videos and content I find that I think would be useful, entertaining, and informative about Deaf culture.

Bit of a disclaimer: most of what I have found to post for this week is actually aimed at the hearing community. 44 more words


Florida Officials Under Fire After Sign Language Interpreter Warns Potential Irma Victims Of "Bears," And "Monsters"

Officials in Manatee County, Florida have come under fire recently after utilizing a sign language interpreter that warned residents not of the potential damage from Hurricane Irma, but of “bears,” “monsters,” and “pizza.”  Specifically, one of the phrases the interpreter used was, “help you at that time to use bear big.” 113 more words


“….the fact remains that the first collegiate degree received by the famous inventor of the telephone came from the National Deaf Mute College.”-


Red flag. What does it mean Alexander Graham never received a formal college degree nowhere–but only National Deaf Mute College?

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Jump Into Fall with Community Education Classes

by Chelsea Ayers

If you have ever wanted to develop life skills, grow your own business, learn technical skills or even enhance your favorite hobbies, WVU Parkersburg is the perfect place to go. 148 more words

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Actions Speak Louder than Words -- A First Impression on Sign Language

In recent days, I decided to take a short break from learning words and sounds and stuff of our spoken languages and tried learning something different, signing, specifically American Sign Language, because that is the sign language where resources are very abundant (I know Singapore Sign Language exists as well but I don’t quite have the resources even though courses are there). 432 more words