Monthly Archives: March 2013

How to Sign “Happy Easter”, and other Spring Signs

How to sign Happy Easter and other springtime signs. This is now captioned! <iframe width=”420″ height=”315″ src=”http://www.youtube.com/embed/pNkM-_-h8AM&#8221; frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen> https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=pNkM-_-h8AM Advertisements

BioAid for iPhone

I was excited to see this posted over on The Limping Chicken. Technology is such an awesome thing. We have such creative people designing apps and other gadgets to make life more accessible for the disabled. Take a phone, for instance, and turn it into a hearing aid! Although this is just being designed, I see […]

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Ladies of Lancaster, PA Area: This is for You

LADIES:   We have requested an ASL interpreter for the Lancaster General Health event. It has been confirmed there WILL BE one “on hand” from 5pm until the end. Register and come on out. There will be drawings, food and important information for our health. Tuesday, April 2 Worship Center 2384 New Holland Pike Lancaster […]

Optical Illusion Dance

Here is something a little different and delightfully visual. Enjoy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=44mw37d8LQw

This, too, is important for Social Media

This is worth 3 1/2 minutes of your time, your business and your organization’s time, and all aspects of social media as well. This important video created by Collaborative for Communication Access via Captioning is about accessibility, inclusion and equality http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-epg4K7e50Q

The #BaconTour

What are Alex and his dad, from “Dine and Sign” up to? Let’s have a look and see… http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4QEcI4qU6aY

Research Now Backs the Importance of Teaching Deaf Children Sign Language

Bilingual Education…We have known this for a long time, but researchers are just slow to figure these things out. Here is the latest and accurate info regarding the benefits of teaching deaf children (and all children) Sign Language: http://www.examiner.com/article/deaf-children-benefit-from-learning-sign-language-says-research

“The Three C’s of Hearing Loss” Guest Post by Shanna Groves

Today’s guest post is by author and speaker Shanna Groves. Shanna is the driving force behind the #showmeyourears campaign on Twitter and “Show Me Your Ears” on her website. Her campaign promotes the use of  hearing aids, cochlear implants and dispels the stigma that once came with them. People from all over have been taking […]

Xpressive Handz is Now on FaceBook

With the help of Author Shanna Groves, Xpressive Handz now has a FaceBook page. Come take a peek, and “like” the page, if you feel inclined to do so. I will be sharing items there from others that don’t make it into my blog posts, but are worth taking time to read. Since it is […]

For New Deafies…and Some Older Ones Like Me

I have a copy of this book, “A Survival Guide for New Deafies!” written by Amy Sargent. Even though I have had hearing loss longer than Amy has, I found this book to not only be helpful, but offer a few tips and perspectives I was missing out on. If you or someone you know […]