Deaf News This Week!

Posted on Feb 21, 2019 by paul

Read More

Handshape of the Week: E!

Posted on Feb 19, 2019 by paul

The E-handshape shows the fingers bent to look like a small ‘e’ from the side, as shown below in the sign for EAST. Other words that use the E-handshape include: Easter Economics Elevator Emergency Emotions Engage Europe Europeans Evaluate Experiment Urgent

Read More

Trump/Beto Rallies And Their Interpreting Fails

Posted on Feb 15, 2019 by paul

  Updates on Trump/Beto Rally Interpreters Updates on Trump/Beto Rally Interpreters Posted by The Daily Moth on Wednesday, February 13, 2019   Captioning is available for this video under settings.  For more stories from The Daily Moth, go to dpan.tv. 

Read More

Handshape of the Week: D!

Posted on Feb 15, 2019 by paul

D-Handshape The D-Hanshape is done by raising the index finger as shown below in the sign for DEAF. Other signs in ASL that use the D-handshape include: Date Dating Democrat Dessert Detroit

Read More

Deafie of the Week: Millicent Simmons!

Posted on Feb 14, 2019 by paul

    Millicent made some significant headway into Deaf History with her famed role in The Quiet Place, a horror film which incorporated American Sign Language more than what we are certainly used to. We don’t want to spoil the plot, but we (of course) encourage you to go see the movie and Millicent in action! […]

Read More

New Deaf-Tech: Google Launches Transcription App

Posted on Feb 08, 2019 by paul

Every seasoned deafie knows the benefits (and pains) of using voice-to-text to try and communicate with another person, and now Google is hoping to make it a bit easier. In this video released on Monday we see a deaf Google Research Scientist named Dimitri Knevsky use the app to order tea and even use it […]

Read More

Deafie of the Week: Laurent Clerc!

Posted on Feb 08, 2019 by paul

Laurent Clerc   Do you know how American Sign Language came to be? We owe a lot to a man named Laurent Clerc! Clerc was born and raised in France, and became deaf at one years old after falling into a fire. (Ouch!) He attended and graduated school at the Royal Institution for the Deaf […]

Read More

Handshape of the Week: C!

Posted on Feb 07, 2019 by paul

C-Handshape The C-Hanshape is done by forming the entire hand into the shape of a C, as shown below in the sign for CAFE. Other signs in ASL that use the C-handshape include: Bite Church Crazy Chocolate Nutty Stranger Stove Radio Cup Cake

Read More

Handshape of the Week: B!

Posted on Jan 31, 2019 by paul

B-Handshape   The B-handshape is shown as a vertical hand with straight fingers, and a thumb crossing over the palm. Shown below is the word BROWN, which demonstrates the B-handshape.   Other signs in ASL that use the B-Handshape are: Business Cheap Close Scarf Liar Story Wall Beer

Read More

Deaf News This Week: Deaf Woman Killed Crossing Highway in Louisiana

Posted on Jan 25, 2019 by paul

Gloria Anderson (38), a deaf mother, has died after being struck by a vehicle while crossing the road in Monroe, Louisiana. Anderson was crossing U.S. Highway 165 at night with her 9-year-old daughter and 3-year-old son when an SUV struck the woman. The SUV, driven by a 37-year-old male, was operating without it’s lights on […]

Read More
Page 5 of 29« First...34567...1020...Last »
  • Subscribe to our blog posts via eMail (delivered by Google):

    Enter eMail:


  • Blog Pages

  • Categories

  • Recent Posts

  • Recent Comments

    • Tags