When we see it as a fad, separate from the actual deaf people who use it to communicate, we lose sight of the stakes of language. 74 more words
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I Teach Students Who Can’t Talk.
Mike Kelley, “Silent Scream,” (1984) mixed media from the University of California in San Diego.
We might not always have success with tongue twisters, like, “Sally sells seashells by the seashore,” in a mixed classroom. 416 more words
Boy, by Phil Cummings/Illustrated by Shane Devries, (March 2018, Kane Miller), $12.99, ISBN: 978-1-61067-739-4
Recommended for readers 4-8
A deaf young boy, growing up in a medieval village ravaged by a giant dragon, brings peace to all by simply encouraging them to listen. 252 more words
Since graduating from University, I have tried to keep a deal with myself that I will read at least one book per month. Now that I’m out of a setting that told me I had to, it hasn’t been a chore at all, and I whizzed through the January readings I set for myself. 2,646 more words
I just got back from a two-week stint at Mars Desert Research Station near Hanksville, Utah. It is one of several analogue Mars habitats all over the world, situated in a location that mirrors the terrain of the Red Planet as faithfully as possible. 2,530 more words
After writing about the two oldest sons of Abraham Goldsmith and Cecilia Adler, I am glad to be able to turn to their daughter Rose. Rose was born on October 19, 1866, in Philadelphia, and as I wrote… 3,119 more words