Deaf Spotlight: Ryan Lane

You may not know the name right away, but if you’re a fan of Switched at Birth you will immediately recognize this week’s deafie!  Ryan Lane was born to a hearing family in California and graduated from the California School of the Deaf, Riverside. Lane got his start when director David Risotto saw his picture and […]

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Navigating Our Dictionary

Dictionary Navigation Hello and welcome back to ASLdeafined’s blog! Today’s post will cover all areas regarding our Dictionary. First let’s start off where to find this feature. On our website, go to the home page and select the tab, Dictionary. Once that tab is selected you will see a search page with “ASL Dictionary” on […]

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Deaf News This Week: 4/12/2019

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Deaf News This Week – April 5th, 2019

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Handshape of the Week: L!

The L-Handshape involves extending the thumb and index fingers in the shape of the letter ‘L’, as shown below in the the sign for LAW! Other signs that use the L-handshape include: Lethargic Library Longer Lord Loyal Lutheran Mountain Dew Necklace Pipe

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Deaf News This Week – 3/29/19

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Handshape of the Week: I!

The I-handshape is easy- Just hold up your pinky! Here is the I-handshape in the sign for INDEPENDENCE: Other signs that use the I-handshape are: Concept Consider Cord Covetous Deaf Institution Disease Emaciated Envious Envy Final Green

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Deaf News This Week: 3/22/19

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

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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Deaf News This Week: 3/15/19

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