Over 72 percent of Deaf and hard of hearing people are unemployed or underemployed according to Communication Service for the Deaf (CSD), an international not-for-profit organization devoted to elevating the quality of life for people who are Deaf, Deaf-blind, or hard of hearing, Chief executive of CSD, Chris Soukup, labeled the Deaf unemployment situation a […]Read More...
June 22nd, 2016
More than simply an interactive relationship, American Sign Language and music are in fact one and the same, with more similarities than some may have ever come to fathom. Deaf sound artist and composer, Christine Sun Kim, explains this concept through her TED Talk entitled “The enchanting music of sign language”. “For example, a musical […]Read More...
December 10th, 2015
Posted in Deaf Culture
We were inspired and excited when we heard a recent story on NPR titled, Biology Professor’s Calling: Teach Deaf Students They Can Do Anything. It’s a part of a series called “50 Great Teachers.” The story is about Dr. Caroline Solomon, a biology professor at Gallaudet University. She got her bachelor’s degree from Harvard, her […]Read More...
June 30th, 2015