The Signing-Impaired

Image from TEDx video Rachel Kolb writes in a recent New York Times opinion piece, “I long to say to my hearing companion: ‘Hold on. We can see each other perfectly well, but we still cannot communicate. Do you realize that, when your capability to hear...

New Deaf Restaurant opens May 7

If you walk into DeaFined when it opens next week, be ready to order your food in sign. The Vancouver restaurant starts serving customers May 7. It’s located in the Kitsilano neighborhood and all the servers are deaf or heard of hearing. DeaFined will serve...

Black ASL

In 2011 a book called The Hidden Treasure of Black ASL dealt with a seldom discussed issue–the influence of spoken black English. The Washington Post interviewed the authors to see “what’s happened since the book’s publication and what might be coming...

Learning about Deaf Culture in Mesa

Arizona’s Mesa Community College offers sign language classes and the school’s student newspaper takes a look at what’s being taught here. Read More at DeafNewsToday.com Related Blogs Related Blogs on Learning about Deaf Culture in...