Monthly Archives: April 2013

New Blog Series Coming: ASL Around the World

As an instructor with Signing Time Academy, I have the good fortune of being connected with other Signing Time instructors around the world. We actually have two forums where we meet, a lounge designed just for us, as well as a FaceBook page dedicated to us. These were created for us by Signing Time so we […]

The Quietest Place On Earth

How long would a hearing person be able to sit in “the world’s quietest place” Did you know there was even such a place on earth? There is! While it may be therapeutic for some, such as this sailor, for others it would be a bit unnerving. While it wouldn’t make any difference to a profoundly […]

A GIVEAWAY and Review of My Class by Still Playing School

Last Saturday morning was lively.  “Lively” was a typo, I meant to type “lovely”, but lively is accurate. It was also delightful. Holly Keich at Om Baby & Pregnancy & Parenting Center invited me to come to Om’s Earth Day Fair and offer a free demonstration Baby Signing Time Class. Thank you, Holly, it was wonderful seeing […]

2013 Camp American Sign Language (ASL)

2013 SUMMER AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE (ASL) CAMP For Deaf &; Hearing Elementary Students! Come for fun, learn a new language, and make new friends! Identify ASL as a world language, characteristics of deaf culture, demonstrate basic sign language skills, describe technology used by deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals and HAVE FUN!  he Western Pennsylvania School for […]

RSS Feeds,100,000 Blog Hits and A Word of Thanks

RSS feeds will be going away, along with Google Reader. If you wish to continue to follow this blog by Xpressive Handz, you can “subscribe by email”. The link is on the column to your right. Just scroll until you see it between the banners of “AllTop” and “Search this Blog”. I also want to […]

Sunday, April 21, 2013

Today’s post is found here: http://xpressivehandz.blogspot.com/2012/05/churches-and-hearing-impaired.html

Amelia Wins, Expresses Gratitude

I am so pleased to share these words with you from Amelia: “I am delighted to let you know that I won the scholarship, and so I will be able to produce this film this summer. Thank you for all of your help, I am very grateful for this. I hope that people who voted and […]

Smart Phone App Captions Cell Phone Calls

I love my CapTel IPhone App. Now there is also the  Android App. If you are having trouble hearing on your cell phone, this is the App for you. It allows you to use your own voice, and the Calling Agents (CA’s) type to you what the person on the other end of the call is saying, along […]

Reflections Through Recovery

As many of you who regularly visit my blog know, I’ve been recuperating from surgery. It was much more difficult than I had imagined, but the “down time” has brought me to a point of much needed reflection. I’ve been fortunate this past decade to have some amazing life changes. It’s interesting how things have come […]

Seeking Deaf or Fluent ASL Reiki Master

Today’s post is a request from someone learning Reiki who wants to share Reiki with the deaf and hard of hearing. They eventually would teach Reiki to the deaf in their community. If you are interested in helping, just leave a comment below. “““““““““ I am looking for information from Master Level Reiki III who […]