The star of 'Tribes' at the Mark Taper Forum talks about how deaf and hard-of-hearing children are raised, the importance of American Sign Language, lip-reading and new technology such as cochlear implants, and fear of losing deaf community...Show More Summary
OK, so the thing about chimps is that their grammar is just terrible. It doesn’t seem to matter if they’ve been signing away in American Sign Language or pounding away on a keyboard for donkey’s years. They just don’t get it. Heck, you can’t even convince ‘em to stop typing in all caps. A statistical [...]Show More Summary
A dozen Deaf Foodies relish the tastes and history of Berkeley's Gourmet Ghetto in a 3 hour tasting tour presented completely in American Sign Language (ASL) by food writer (and ASL interpreter) Anna Mindess through Edible Excursion...
ABC Family’s groundbreaking all American Sign Language episode of its award-winning original series “Switched at Birth”
This is Barbie Parker giving an expressive performance in front of a crowd of thousands of cheering fans at Lollapalooza. If her name doesn’t ring a bell in your mental dictionary of rock stars, that’s because she’s never been a headliner–she’s a sign language interpreter who performs alongside hugely popular musical acts like Jack White [...]
Switched At Birth – Season 2 Episode 9 – Recap – Uprising via Rickey.org Except for the first and last scenes, Episode 9 was presented entirely in American Sign Language. Best episode yet! The Voice • American Idol • The X Factor
Gallaudet University is taking advantage of a special episode of ABC Family’s “Switched at Birth” Monday night, as a commercial for the university will air during an episode of the show that is told entirely in American Sign Language — and based on real-life events that happened at the school itself. Read full article >>
Alarms are sounded several times, but we never hear them, in a tremendously effective and thematically overdue episode of ABC Family's best-of-network Switched at Birth (8/7c), which unfolds almost entirely in American Sign Language....Show More Summary
Switched at Birth breaks new ground with an episode performed entirely in American Sign Language. News During an appearance on a British daytime talk show, John Barrowman revealed that he's been contacted by the current Doctor Who team about participating in the 50th anniversary celebration. Show More Summary
For the cast and crew of ABC Family's Switched at Birth, shooting a scene in American Sign Language (ASL) is a pretty standard practice. But shooting an entire episode in ASL presented a whole new set of challenges. On Monday's episode,...Show More Summary
In an all-new episode of “Switched at Birth” told entirely in American Sign Language (ASL), the students at Carlton School for the Deaf protest to keep their school open.
Sign language -- specifically American Sign Language (ASL) -- is one of those things that people that don't have to use it tend to forget it even exists. That isn't to say ASL doesn't provide a meaningful benefit to society, and especially...Show More Summary
Switched at Birth may have initially been known for its oddball ?babies switched at a hospital? premise. However, now it is as much known for its varied and intricate cast of deaf characters, and Switched at Birth executive producer Lizzy Weiss has been wanting to utilize her cast members to great effect. Show More Summary
ABC Family’s award-winning original series, “Switched at Birth,” will produce an episode told entirely in American Sign Language (ASL)
How are profoundly deaf children supposed to pick up and learn American Sign Language and English effortlessly if their caregivers are not signing with them or are using only basic and non-fluent signing with them at home? What if the...Show More Summary
Hearing people take for granted our ability to convey scientific terms in conversation, from concepts as simple as weight and mass to chromosomes and covalent bonding. But for people who rely on sign languages, such as American Sign Language and British Sign Language, discussing scientific concepts isn't so simple. Show More Summary
The cover of My Heart Glow by Emily Arnold McCully. My Heart Glow: Alice Cogswell, Thomas Gallaudet, and the Birth of American Sign Language was written by Emily Arnold McCully. I stumbled upon it at the library where I work, and I'm...Show More Summary
Ellensburg, WA – Dar, a chimpanzee at Central Washington University who learned how to use American Sign Language, has died at 36. Dr. Mary Lee Jensvold, director of the Chimpanzee and Human Communication Institute, said the chimp died of unknown causes Saturday morning. An autopsy will be performed in the next few days. “Dar signed throughout [...]Show More Summary
When have you ever seen mainstream media and hearing folks with no connection to ASL or Deaf Culture circulating such a nuanced, thoughtful dissection of ASL? Never? Well now they are. COOL!
Marlee Signs is a sign language learning app for the iPhone that introduces you to the basics of American Sign Language (ASL). It is a joint project between MEDL Mobile and well-known deaf actress Marlee Matlin, who provides the sign...Show More Summary