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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Switched At Birth – A TV Show in American Sign Language

Switched at Birth is a television show that has truly brought American Sign Language and Deaf Culture into the living rooms of today’s generation. It is the first television show to feature several deaf actors/characters and entire scenes shot using only ASL. Switched at Birth is about two teen girls and their families who come to… Continue reading Switched At Birth – A TV Show in American Sign Language

Motivation

My interest in the deaf world began many years ago, and I always wanted to know more about that new world. Every new study convinces me that deaf people are not disabled. Their only barrier is the impossibility of communication through oral language. They are capable of doing everything, even communicating, not by speaking, but… Continue reading Motivation