Deaf Women in History – International Women’s Day

Posted on Mar 09, 2018 by paul

Yesterday was International Women’s Day! It also happens to be Deaf History Month, so let’s take a look at three amazing Deaf women that made an extraordinary impact!    Juliette Gordon Low Did you know that the founder of the Girl Scouts was deaf? Julliette Gordon Low became deaf in early adulthood, but that never […]

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Ghost: Washington State’s First Deaf Drug Dog!

Posted on Mar 02, 2018 by paul

The deaf can do anything, including assist law enforcement! Little Ghost was found at just 3 months old with a lot of energy in Florida, and was scheduled to be euthanized after being labelled as “unadoptable”. Lucky for us the Swamp Haven Humane Society searched high and low all over the country until they found […]

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Captions at the Movies – Nyle DiMarco Speaks Out

Posted on Feb 22, 2018 by paul

  Nyle DiMarco took to Twitter to complain about the CaptionView devices in theaters, specifically AMC. On Sunday he posted this picture (left), saying “RT (retweet) if you prefer Open Captions instead of this.” Open Captions are captions that are displayed on the movie screen, just like a DVD would, and are widely accepted to […]

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This Close – TV Made By The Deaf, For The Deaf

Posted on Feb 16, 2018 by paul

This Valentine’s Day, the new TV Show This Close aired on Sundance Now, staring Deaf actors Shoshannah Stern and Josh Feldman! This Close is described as a serious comedy that brings light to living as deaf people, both the good and the bad. Ms. Stern and Mr. Feldman play roommates Kate and Michael, who are both deaf. […]

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Haven’t checked out our new app yet? Here’s what you’re missing!

Posted on Feb 09, 2018 by paul

Last week, we launched our brand new ASLdeafined Mobile App! If you have an account with us you have free access to the app! If you haven’t downloaded it already, here’s a sneak peak! 1. The app has our entire 16,000+ video dictionary!                   2. All of […]

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The Official ASLdeafined Mobile App Has Arrived!

Posted on Feb 01, 2018 by paul

Students, teachers, and social media followers alike have all asked for the same thing since the beginning, “When are you going to get a mobile app?!” Well here you have it: our brand new app is now available on Android and IOS! If you already have an account with us, you get to download the […]

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Where to Watch the Super Bowl Halftime Show in ASL?

Posted on Jan 26, 2018 by paul

Did you know captions during live shows are notoriously slow and sometimes non-existent? Jo Rose Benfield will be signing Justin Timberlake’s performance at the Super Bowl Halftime Show on dpan.tv!  https://dpan.tv/series/dtv-news/episode/super-bowl-news-announcement The Deaf Performing Arts Network annually livestreams the half-time show, paired with an ASL performer or interpreter. Last year infamous terp Amber Galloway Gallego performed for […]

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Deaf Athletes in Sports – Inclusion and Athletics

Posted on Jan 19, 2018 by paul

A viral commercial from Microsoft featuring the California School of the Deaf’s football team using their new tablet captured the attention of the Deaf and Hearing communities alike, and now a knew question has risen: How do the Deaf play sports?  We learn pretty quickly from the commercial alone that Deaf Athletes train and play […]

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Announcing the Face of our NEW APP (coming soon!)

Posted on Jan 12, 2018 by paul

That’s right, Deafiners! You will complete access our 16,000 dictionary, as well as other favorite features. Handshapes and locations, favorites, themed lessons will now be available from the palm of your hand. As long as you have a login for ASLdeafined, you will be able to access the APP for FREE. Keep an eye out- […]

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Our New Year’s Resolution – Inclusion

Posted on Jan 04, 2018 by paul

As we ring in the New Year we’re all anxious to start that cleanse and hit the gym, but we’d like to take a minute and think about something else this year: Inclusion. The Deaf community is filled with stories of awkward dinners and relatives they can’t talk to. This year we want to make […]

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