Put yourself in our hands…

It would be remiss if an organization founded on the idea of building connections between communities did not acknowledge that the United States finds itself in a reportedly divided time, as is often the case during Presidential Election years. Yet, it would be equally irresponsible to chime in with opinions. That is not what we […]

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Secrets, Secrets, Everywhere!!

Have you ever been in a situation where it felt like everyone knew something that you didn’t?  It was pretty uncomfortable, wasn’t it?  This is the world that Deaf people have to traverse every day.  They are surrounded by people having conversations, sharing information, telling jokes, and they are not included.  This can be an […]

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Deaf Culture #2

American Sign Language is the same as English? Actually, ASL and English are very different.  ASL has it’s own linguistic structure, slang, and even idioms.  One of the easiest ways to show the difference between ASL and English is to look at the way a sentence is set up. In English, we use the Subject-Verb-Object-Temporal […]

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Deaf Popular Culture

In our blogs we have often used the term Deaf Culture, but that takes on a little different meaning if you just add the word “Pop” in between. There are certain very recognizable celebrities in Deaf Pop Culture, such as the famous actress Marlee Matlin, who has starred in a successful film version of Children […]

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