Monthly Archives: January 2013

“Keep Your Head Up” (Signed and Captioned)

Here’a a little pick me up for your enjoyment. It put a huge smile on my face.   <iframe width=”420″ height=”315″ src=”http://www.youtube.com/embed/sB2aIfziLsk&#8221; frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen>   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sB2aIfziLsk Advertisements

Speech Pathologists Online Now Include ASL Resources

Recently, I was contacted by Erin from Online Speech Pathology Programs. She explained that my website had been nominated to be added to a list of 101 Quality Hearing Loss Resources for Speech Therapists. They recognize that ASL as a language and wanted to extend their resources to be inclusive. Check out all 101 sites […]

“The Wizard of Oz” in ASL (captions)

This is a lovely version of “The Wizard of Oz” in ASL performed by the elementary children of the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind, Eyes Alive! It is about 40 minutes in length, and each moment is delightful. Share this with the children in your life this weekend. They will love this, […]

Surgery and Recovery Update

As many of you know, I had major surgery done about four months ago. If you missed that post, you can read it here (I went to get tested and fitted for new  hearing aids and ended up having surgery instead.) The road to recovery has been an interesting one.    I used to be hypothyroid, diagnosed […]

Body Language Speaks Volumes

Often, when people start to lose their hearing, they isolate themselves and become alone. This affects them socially, and later in life it is harder to integrate into social gatherings, so they often don’t go. If they do go, they struggle so much and feel so out of place, they seldom attempt to go next […]

It’s a Deaf Sentence

I had a friend many years ago who lost his hearing when he fell down his back porch steps. He hit his head in the fall and his hearing was gone in an instant. He was only 5 years old. I’ve been losing my hearing over the course of many, many years slowly, not even […]

“Call Me Maybe” ASL/VRS Version

This is a FUN music video featuring a Video Relay System (VRS) call. This is great for people who have never seen how a relay call works.  Be sure to catch the credits at the end for a good laugh. (captioned)   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c593mFEoB4k

“The NFL: Bad Lipreading”…

This one is for all the sports enthusiasts. Funny and captioned. This is a GREAT example of how confusing reading lips can sometimes be. 🙂 Thanks to Lauren Randolph for sharing this on FaceBook. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zce-QT7MGSE&feature=youtu.be

Guest Post and Adorable Signing VIDEO by Carmen Popescu

Carmen (in Amsterdam, Netherlands) shared a delightful video on the Signing Time Instructors FaceBook forum. I asked if she would permit me to share her video and if she would like to write a post for us. I think you will enjoy reading her story as much as I. Be sure to check out Carmen’s video […]

Sonic Bomb Jr. Alarm Clock

“… for the deepest sleepers, extra loud vibrating alarm clock with pulsating light.” Fabulous Husband found the perfect alarm clock for someone deaf like me. I love that it has a battery back up for when there is no electricity. I love that this makes it portable, too. I used to have the big old […]