Monthly Archives: May 2013

Challenges of an ASL Intrepeter

Perhaps you remember this from last October during New York’s Superstorm Sandy: Yes, it seems that the nation was suddenly interested in Sign Language translation (some by interest, some by mocking) of Lydia Callis as she translated NY City Mayor … Continue reading

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Super Heroes Don’t Have Aids?

In New Hampshire, back in 2010, four-year-old Anthony Smith was hearing-impaired and using a hearing-aide in his daily life. They referred to it as his ‘Blue Ear’. However, little Anthony insisted that Superheros didn’t have hearing aids. Step Up: Marvel … Continue reading

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Happy Mothers Day

Enjoy Keith Wann’s storytelling reminiscing as a child as a CODA with his Deaf mother.

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Growing Up Deaf with Hearing Parnets

A CODA is a ‘child of deaf parents’. They live their own world. Keith Wann grew up in this world as a hearing son of Deaf parents. Some of his story (told in a comedic way) is a lot of … Continue reading

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Most studied “foreign languages”

In 2010, USA Today reported that the top 4 ‘foreign languages’ taught in colleges and universities are as follows: 1. Spanish 2. French 3. German 4. American Sign Language (ASL) AKA:

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