ASLdeafined Weekly Newsletter – Open Captioning, Ryan Lane, & More!

Newsletter – 9/21/18   New Bill Introduced Requiring Open Captions At The Movies Anyone who has read our blog knows about the struggles of captioning, especially in movie theaters. Today’s deaf moviegoer buys their ticket, waits about ten minutes (or more) for their snazzy CaptionView stick, and prays that there won’t be any issues. These […]

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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 Weekly Newsletter – #DeafOutLoud, Sean Berdy, & More

ASLdeafined Weekly Newsletter – 8/17/2018   “Born This Way” To Show #DeafOutLoud Special A&E is preparing to add another disability to the spotlight in their hit show Born This Way, broadcasting a special dedicated to the lives of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing individuals. A quick look into this special (shown in this video here) fills us with […]

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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 – Back2School Prep, Marlee Matlin, & More!

ASLdeafined Weekly Newsletter – 8/3/2018     Almost Time for School! It’s that time of year again- shopping endless Back2School sales, helping to stock up the tissues for the classroom, and getting ready to get back to those awesome ASL classes! Some of you may already be back in school, but luckily ASLdeafined has you […]

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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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