ASLdeafined Weekly Newsletter: Derrick Coleman, The Perfect Stocking Stuffer, and More!

ASLdeafined Weekly Newsletter – 11/30/2018   Derrick Coleman Visits Deaf School in Arizona The Phoenix Day School of the Deaf was paid a visit by famed deaf NFL football player Derrick Coleman on Tuesday. Derrick talked about his life, his struggles to be taken seriously in football, and what motivates him to do his best […]

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ASLdeafined Weekly Newsletter – Captioning Candidates, Sesame Street, and More!

ASLdeafined Weekly Newsletter – 11/23/2018   Congresswoman Captions Her Instagram Story Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, New York Congresswoman in the U.S. House of Representatives, recently started caption her story on Instagram. “Advocates for the deaf community hit me up to connect me with tools (i.e. Clipomatic) to better serve all of us. I now caption all my […]

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ASLdeafined Weekly Newsletter: LEAD-K, Alexander Graham Bell, and More!

ASLdeafined Weekly Newsletter – 11/16/2018     LEAD-K Announces Partnership with AG Bell Association On Future Bills The LEAD-K campaign, which aims to eliminate language deprivation for deaf children under the age of six, is now working with the Alexander Graham Bell Association in future bills- and not many people are happy, it seems.  The […]

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ASLdeafined Weekly Newsletter: Wins for Deaf Candidates, Kitty O’Neil, & More!

ASLdeafined Weekly Newsletter – 11/9/2018   Two Deaf Candidates Win Offices in D.C. Politics is quite the topic as of late but a few candidates are determined to make changes- and they’re deaf!  First, Robb Dooling won a Commissioner seat in the Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) in Washington D.C.. This area includes Gallaudet University. Dooling […]

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ASLdeafined Weekly Newsletter: Bernard Bragg, The National Theater of the Deaf, and More!

ASLdeafined Weekly Newsletter – 11/2/2018   Bernard Bragg, The Father of Deaf Theatre, Dies On Tuesday, October 29th the first American Deaf actor, Bernard Bragg, passed away in the company of his loved ones at the age of 90. Dear friends, including Marlee Matlin, will miss him dearly and remember his legacy: Bernard Bragg was […]

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ASLdeafined Weekly Newsletter – Starbucks “Signing Store”, Millicent Simmons, & More!

ASLdeafined Weekly Newsletter – 10/26/18   Starbucks Opens “Signing Store” In D.C. The wait is over- the first official Starbucks “Signing Store” opened in D.C. on Tuesday on 6th Street & H Street, not far from Gallaudet University. This “Signing Store” is the first of it’s kind in the States resulting from a successful endeavor […]

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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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