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Navigating the World of ASL

Daily Prompt: tell us about a time when you used a word whose meaning you didn’t actually know – or were very wrong about. 702 more words

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ASL Poetry: A Moving Experience by Karyn Lie-Nielsen

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) which was enacted by the U.S. Congress in 1990. CavanKerry Press is committed to finding ways to educate others about this law–especially about its impact on the lives of those in the CKP community. 1,000 more words
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Slip of the Sign: Mental Health Stigma Free "Pledges"

After watching sort of public service announcement coordinated by Deaf Women United about Mental Health Stigma Free Pledge, one of the biggest struggles coming out of the Deaf community is one that received only modest notice: Not enough awareness in understanding mental health stigma and that is something we need to start over and be more responsible about it. 486 more words

My Journey in Deafhood Monologues: How To Be A Winner

The early stage of first Deafhood Monologues pre-show.

Because so often when I say I am unqualified for something, what I am really saying is that I am too scared to try it, not that I cannot do it. 482 more words

When Should You Give Alexander Graham Bell 'The Benefit of the Doubt'?

Today is July 26, 2015: The home of the 25th anniversary for Americans with Disabilities Act known as ADA event held at National Museum of American History to see what the panel including a Deaf professor by the name of Brian Greenwald about eugenics, the same root of Alexander Graham Bell that runs a violation in every bone inside a human being. 873 more words

And I saw Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Ever since I first heard that Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014) had signing apes, I wanted to watch it. With sweet stories like this heart-rending one of… 667 more words

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ADA 25th Anniversary DPN Panel

Much disappointment when I arrived for Deaf President Now Panel under ADA’s 25th anniversary outside of National Museum of American History earlier today. ASL is shared in the video below: 7 more words