ASLdeafined Weekly Newsletter: LEAD-K, Alexander Graham Bell, and More!

Posted on Nov 16, 2018 by paul

ASLdeafined Weekly Newsletter – 11/16/2018     LEAD-K Announces Partnership with AG Bell Association On Future Bills The LEAD-K campaign, which aims to eliminate language deprivation for deaf children under the age of six, is now working with the Alexander Graham Bell Association in future bills- and not many people are happy, it seems.  The […]


ASLdeafined Weekly Newsletter: Wins for Deaf Candidates, Kitty O’Neil, & More!

Posted on Nov 09, 2018 by paul

ASLdeafined Weekly Newsletter – 11/9/2018   Two Deaf Candidates Win Offices in D.C. Politics is quite the topic as of late but a few candidates are determined to make changes- and they’re deaf!  First, Robb Dooling won a Commissioner seat in the Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) in Washington D.C.. This area includes Gallaudet University. Dooling […]


ASLdeafined Weekly Newsletter: Bernard Bragg, The National Theater of the Deaf, and More!

Posted on Nov 02, 2018 by paul

ASLdeafined Weekly Newsletter – 11/2/2018   Bernard Bragg, The Father of Deaf Theatre, Dies On Tuesday, October 29th the first American Deaf actor, Bernard Bragg, passed away in the company of his loved ones at the age of 90. Dear friends, including Marlee Matlin, will miss him dearly and remember his legacy: Bernard Bragg was […]


ASLdeafined Weekly Newsletter – Starbucks “Signing Store”, Millicent Simmons, & More!

Posted on Oct 26, 2018 by paul

ASLdeafined Weekly Newsletter – 10/26/18   Starbucks Opens “Signing Store” In D.C. The wait is over- the first official Starbucks “Signing Store” opened in D.C. on Tuesday on 6th Street & H Street, not far from Gallaudet University. This “Signing Store” is the first of it’s kind in the States resulting from a successful endeavor […]


ASLdeafined Weekly Newsletter – The Dragon Prince, ASL Origins, & More!

Posted on Oct 19, 2018 by paul

ASLdeafined Weekly Newsletter – 10/19/2018   Netflix’s The Dragon Prince Features Deaf Character, Signs It’s always nice to see some representation in the media! Netflix recently premiered a series entitled The Dragon Prince; An animated fantasy series featuring humans and elves at war.  Now, obviously, we don’t want to give away too much of the plot, but we do […]


ASLdeafined Weekly Newsletter – Open Captioning, Ryan Lane, & More!

Posted on Sep 20, 2018 by paul

Newsletter – 9/21/18   New Bill Introduced Requiring Open Captions At The Movies Anyone who has read our blog knows about the struggles of captioning, especially in movie theaters. Today’s deaf moviegoer buys their ticket, waits about ten minutes (or more) for their snazzy CaptionView stick, and prays that there won’t be any issues. These […]


ASLdeafined Weekly Newsletter- Hurricane Florence, Beethoven, and more!

Posted on Sep 14, 2018 by paul

ASLdeafined Weekly Newsletter – 9/14/18   Hurricane Florence Will Hit Shores Today More than a million people across three states on the east coast have been issued a mandatory evacuation and it’s no surprise: Hurricane Florence is expected to bring storm surges higher than eight feet tall and may be the most dangerous hurricane to […]


ASLdeafined Weekly Newsletter – Nyle DiMarco’s TEDx Talk,

Posted on Sep 07, 2018 by paul

  ASLdeafined Weekly Newsletter – 9/7/18   Nyle DiMarco Talks About the Deaf Identity in TEDx Talk  Nyle DiMarco is no stranger to our bloggers and his latest project immediately earned our attention: TEDx released Nyle’s TED Talk this week on YouTube, which touches important topics including the Deaf identity and  Nyle opens with a […]


Weekly Newsletter – Judge Kavanaugh, James Burke, and More!

Posted on Aug 31, 2018 by paul

ASLdeafined Weekly Newsletter – 8/31/2018   National Association of the Deaf Openly Opposes Trump Pick for U.S. Supreme Court NAD CEO, Howard Rosenblum, posted a video on the NAD YouTube channel this week stating the NAD’s lack of faith in Judge Brett Kavanaugh as a U.S. Supreme Court Justice.  Rosenblum emphasized that they normally try […]


ASLdeafined Weekly Newsletter: Deaf Taxis, Laura Redden Searing, & More!

Posted on Aug 24, 2018 by paul

ASLdeafined Weekly Newsletter – 8/24/2018   Seoul, South Korea Utilizes Deaf Taxi Drivers For The First Time Lyft and Uber are both already equipped with assistive technology to help out their deaf drivers, and now it’s spreading around the world! Two taxi drivers in Seoul are now able to transport passengers around the city thanks […]

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