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 […]

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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 […]

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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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ASLdeafined Weekly Newsletter – #DeafOutLoud, Sean Berdy, & More

Posted on Aug 17, 2018 by paul

ASLdeafined Weekly Newsletter – 8/17/2018   “Born This Way” To Show #DeafOutLoud Special A&E is preparing to add another disability to the spotlight in their hit show Born This Way, broadcasting a special dedicated to the lives of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing individuals. A quick look into this special (shown in this video here) fills us with […]

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ASLdeafined Newsletter – Study Tips, Girls Scouts, & More

Posted on Aug 10, 2018 by paul

ASLdeafined Weekly Newsletter – 8/10/18   Studying with ASLdeafined Whether you’re a newbie to our site or a seasoned senior, you’ll definitely be able to take advantage of some of our best study tips this week! Learning American Sign Language can be easy and fun if you focus and learn one sign at a time. […]

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ASLdeafined Weekly Newsletter – Back2School Prep, Marlee Matlin, & More!

Posted on Aug 03, 2018 by paul

ASLdeafined Weekly Newsletter – 8/3/2018     Almost Time for School! It’s that time of year again- shopping endless Back2School sales, helping to stock up the tissues for the classroom, and getting ready to get back to those awesome ASL classes! Some of you may already be back in school, but luckily ASLdeafined has you […]

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ASLdeafined Weekly Newsletter – Baby Sign Language, Nyle DiMarco, and More!

Posted on Jul 27, 2018 by paul

ASLdeafined Weekly Newsletter – 7/27/2018 Baby Sign Language & You Want your child to get a head start? Whether your baby is deaf or can hear “baby sign language” has been proven to have it’s benefits. Infants as young as six-months-old can understand basics signs, and can sign right back to you just a month […]

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Weekly Newsletter – Starbucks, Laurent Clerc, & More

Posted on Jul 20, 2018 by paul

ASLdeafined Weekly Newsletter – 7/20/2018   Starbucks Announces ‘Signing Store’ in Washington D.C. Starbucks has been really focusing on the Deaf community in recent years. We’ve all seen the viral videos about their Deaf-made Sign Language aprons and even video drive-thrus that cater specifically to the deaf. This week they’ve announced it’s newest store to open […]

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ASLdeafined Weekly Newsletter – ADA, Lou Ferrigno, & More!

Posted on Jul 13, 2018 by paul

ASLdeafined Weekly Newsletter – 7/13/2018 What Should be Captioned Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Last week we turned our spotlight to Netflix, who recently acknowledged the lack of adequacy in it’s closed captioning for a variety of shows. Viewers complained that popular shoes such as Queer Eye had captions that were just plain […]

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ASLdeafined Weekly Newsletter – Netflix Captioning, CJ Jones, & More!

Posted on Jul 06, 2018 by paul

ASLdeafined Weekly Newsletter – 7/6/2018 Netflix Fails To Provide Accurate Captions Netflix might be your favorite streaming service, but they definitely aren’t our favorite captioners. Netflix admitted recently to having captions that are subpar: missing phrases, poorly timed captioning, profanity censored despite the actor’s voice not being ‘bleeped out’, and even plain mis-captioning videos. Several […]

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