Are You Up-To-Date?

This vintage biography by Etta Degering, entitled GALLAUDET, Friend of the Deaf, may quite rightfully be judged by its cover. The obviously outdated design and condition of this book, first published in 1964, is unlikely to interest the modern reader. We are featuring it in our blog post today as an analogy for those who […]

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Deaf Culture #13

NTID stands for: National Technical Institute for the Deaf? True! NTID is located in Rochester, New York, and is one of nine colleges within RIT (Rochester Institute of Technology).  Started in 1967, the school’s mission is to give Deaf and Hard of Hearing students a quality education in technological fields.  According to the website, nearly […]

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My First Experience with American Association of the Deaf and Blind (AADB)

Today, I want to talk about my experience with The American Association of the Deaf-Blind (AADB), a national organization that assist those individuals who are both deaf and blind. Many years ago, I was asked to volunteer to interpret at a deaf-blind convention in Tulsa, Oklahoma.  In particular, I was asked to be a special […]

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