DEAF PRESIDENT NOW: THE PROTEST “HEARD” AROUND THE WORLD

Posted on Mar 14, 2019 by paul

March 13th marked the 41st anniversary of the end to the protests known as Deaf President Now- but how much do you know about this iconic movement? “We Still Have a Dream” banner, via dsausa.org In 1988 Gallaudet University’s Board of Trustees announced that a hearing candidate, Elisabeth A. Zinzer, to become the new President. […]

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Handshape of the Week: H!

Posted on Mar 14, 2019 by paul

The H-handshape (or U-handshape) involves extending your middle and index fingers, as shown below in the sign for FUN!  Other signs that use the H-handshape include: Funny Gain Guiltless Hamster Hard of hearing Hare Haste Hawaii Heave

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Deaf News This Week: 3/15/19

Posted on Mar 14, 2019 by paul

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Handshape of the Week: G!

Posted on Mar 07, 2019 by paul

The G-Handshape shows about an inch between the thumb and index finger, as shown in the sign for GREEN. Other words that use the G-handshape include: BananaGeometryGuiltyJapanJewelryNewspaperRumorsThin ThroatTurkey

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Deaf News This Week: 3/8/19

Posted on Mar 07, 2019 by paul

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Deaf News This Week: 3/1/2019

Posted on Mar 01, 2019 by paul

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Deafie of the Week: Sean Berdy

Posted on Mar 01, 2019 by paul

Time for a little nostalgia as we take you back to one of the most classic movies, The Sandlot 2. Sean Berdy made his acting debut in this movie, portraying the character Sammy Samuelson. If that doesn’t ring a bell, then maybe you’d remember the infamous Emmett Blesdoe of Switched At Birth; Bay’s initial love-interest and son of Melody […]

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Handshape of the Week: F!

Posted on Mar 01, 2019 by paul

The F-handshape involves touching the thumb and index fingers together while the remaining fingers are extended, as shown below in the sign for INTERPRETER! Other words that use the F-handshape include: LanguagePerfectCourtPreachPostponeSpiritLinkKeyVolunteerCandidate

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Deafie of the Week: Juliette Gordon Low!

Posted on Feb 22, 2019 by paul

D Did you know that the founder of the Girl Scouts was deaf? Julliette Gordon Low became deaf in early adulthood, but that never stopped her from forming one of the most iconic groups in American! She was raised in Georgia with Southern values, and became inspired by the Boy Scouts. She eventually moved to […]

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Deaf News This Week!

Posted on Feb 21, 2019 by paul

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