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Speech Pathologist Resources

About 1 in 20 Americans have some sort of profound hearing loss. There is no denying that among all the people in this country who have hearing loss or are deaf, at least a portion of them have the opportunity to develop … Continue reading

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What’s Not To Like About Marlee Matlin?

Wikipedia summarizes Mrs. Matlin with: Marlee Beth Matlin (born August 24, 1965) is an American actress. She is the youngest, and only deaf performer to win the Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role, which she won for … Continue reading

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Deaf Man Beaten ‘in the name of God’

As a Christian, I’ve learned to discern between people who say they walk with God and those who actually walk with God…in other words, really follow the humble, caring spirit of Jesus. And that’s why I’m disturbed about the following … Continue reading

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Deaf YouTube Channels

What are your favorite Deaf YouTube Channels? Here’s my list… Bjorn Storm CODA Brothers Dirty Signs With Kristin Every Day ASL Keith Wann Sean Forbes

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NAD + CBS = more access to Deaf

There’s no bigger sports event than the Super Bowl. Normally, access to the game is limited to the hearing. However, this year, parts of the pre-game, commercials, and game will be signed: …for those viewers wanting to watch the signing … Continue reading

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Obama’s Inauguration Closed-Captioned

President Obama’s second inauguration will be available in closed-captions on smartphones. …attendees will be able to read closed captioning of the proceedings on their smartphones. It is one of several innovations that organizers say will make this inauguration more accessible … Continue reading

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Quite possibly the cutest ASL child

I don’t know about you, but this is possibly the cutest video of a child using ASL ever!

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Being Deaf as from a Blind Guy

Of course I understand being Blind is completely different from being Deaf, but I think those learning about the Deaf community could learn a thing of two from this hilariously humble Blind dude…

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ASL at TED

I love watching TED talks and I’ve wondered for years when they would feature an ASL presentation. Finally it happened at TEDex in Amsterdam, Netherlands by CODA Lissa Zeviar (video is both ASL interpreted and spoken in English). Hooray!

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Angela McCaskill

In a world where minorities are marginalized, it’s almost amazing that a Black, Deaf, woman could ever advance in society. Against all odds, Angela McCaskill became the first Deaf Black Woman to earn a pHd from Gallaudet University. Not only … Continue reading

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