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

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 […]

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ASLdeafined Weekly Newsletter – Nyle DiMarco’s TEDx Talk,

  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!

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!

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 Newsletter – Study Tips, Girls Scouts, & More

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 – Baby Sign Language, Nyle DiMarco, and More!

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

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 Mobile App – Learn On The Go!

  ASLdeafined has never been more accessible: Not only can you learn more than 16,000 signs on your computer at home, work, and school… you can also access our site for FREE with our mobile app! Whether you’re a student, teacher, or a parent learning sign language for their child, anyone that has an account […]

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Customer Service for the Deaf: Break the Barrier

A story was recently covered by The Daily Moth about a Deaf couple that was teased by KFC employees in Byram, Mississippi. After the couple noticed the store was drive-through only, they communicated verbally over the loudspeaker that they would pull ahead to read the lips of the employees. The staff proceeded to cover their […]

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News This Week: ASL Direct comes to New York, and more!

New York Becomes 1st City to use ASL Direct During the hurricanes last year a video went viral about a faux interpreter in Manatee County, Florida who warned us about the dangers of pizza and bears and monsters (oh my!). Thanks to incidents like these, other cities started thinking about developing a way for the […]

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