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NAD Follows Up on ABC’s What Would You Do

Starting this blog had been on my mind for months but it took an assignment from class to get me to finally start it. We needed to show a Deaf-related video in class about anything. While most were showing ASL … Continue reading

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Joke: On Trial

This joke was emailed to me the other day. It may be more offensive to lawyers than the Deaf, but if you are Deaf and offended, let me know (and why it’s offensive to you – I want to learn)! … Continue reading

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Abandoned deaf puppy learns sign language

  Alice, an 8-week-old black and white springer spaniel, was taken to an animal rescue centre after she was abandoned in Ireland. Staff at the centre which took her in instantly knew the puppy would need specialist training and that … Continue reading

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Can Deaf People Become Seasick?

One becomes seasick (or any type of motion sickness) when the eyes and the inner-ear’s sense of balance are in conflict. Part of the function of the inner-ear, or vestibular system (which includes the cochlea), is to understand ones balance. … Continue reading

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The Origin of the Football Huddle

Although there is no documented proof of who actually invented the football huddle, I found three claims: Some websites I found, such as eHow.com, give credit to the creation of the first football huddle to Paul Zuppke, University of Illinois football coach in … Continue reading

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Deaf Reality TV

Currently there are two Reality TV shows that feature profoundly Deaf people: The Amazing Race (CBS) – Luke Adams Celebrity Apprentice (NBC) –  Marlee Matlin Interesting TV.

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Deaf Burps and Farts

So I learned a little interesting stereotype tidbit today in my ASL class: Deaf people burp and fart in any kind of company without thinking twice.  One classmate mentioned how she went to a Deaf Mass and everyone was just letting the … Continue reading

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Braille with Sign Language Alphabet Blocks

    Braille with Sign Language Alphabet Blocks.

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NAD Commends NFL and FOX on Super Bowl XLV Captioning Milestone

National Association of the Deaf (NAD) commends the National Football League (NFL) and FOX Broadcasting Company for achieving a significant captioning milestone on February 6, 2011 by ensuring captioning commitments from all national commercials and promotions for Super Bowl XLV. … Continue reading

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