Communicating effectively with a deaf person

For a hearing impaired person, as important as solving or alleviating their deafness, is their inclusion in society, is to be able to communicate with other non-deaf people. One of the ways of communication with deaf people is using the American Sign Language (ASL). It is common to see on television an interpreter of ASL… Continue reading Communicating effectively with a deaf person

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7 Things You Should Know About Sign Language

Different countries have different sign languages. Why should there be more than one sign language? Doesn't that just complicate things? This question would make sense if sign language was a system invented and then handed over to the deaf community as an assistive device. But sign languages, like spoken languages, developed naturally out of groups… Continue reading 7 Things You Should Know About Sign Language

The role of the family to the deaf

The family, in general, plays the role of caring, promoting health, well-being and giving protection. In a family with deaf children, it must be added the learning of another language, the ASL – American Sign Language. It is through communication that the human being integrates, participates, coexists and socializes within the family. In this process,… Continue reading The role of the family to the deaf

Challenges in communication between deaf children and their family members

In this post, I propose this topic with the purpose of helping professionals or families or even the deaf themselves who deal with deaf children who do not accept sign language to relate better with family members. It is through communication that the human being integrates, participates, coexists and socializes. In this context, the family… Continue reading Challenges in communication between deaf children and their family members

The inclusion and expression of the deaf through art

In this context, the arts, especially the visual ones, appear as a channel capable of generating changes. The image, conceived by photography, videos or paintings, for example, can be used as a powerful pedagogical and communication tool. It communicates from the moment it is thought, produced, until it is contemplated by other people, causing reactions,… Continue reading The inclusion and expression of the deaf through art

Learning to deal with people with disabilities

Information is fundamental to overcoming prejudice and discrimination. With information, we exercise respect for human diversity. Whenever you want to help, ask what is the best way to proceed. Do not be offended if the offer is refused, it will not always be necessary. A disabled person is not a sick person! When leaning on… Continue reading Learning to deal with people with disabilities