Monthly Archives: June 2013

“The Craziest Video…..”

Today’s share is a visual feast of wild, thrilling and “Wait..what was that?” I was hooked when I saw the diving giraffes. Enjoy! http://www.gizmodo.com.au/2013/06/heres-the-craziest-video-youll-watch-all-day/

“The Very Hungry Caterpillar” ASL Interpretation by Keith Wann

Kids love this interpretation of  “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” by Keith Wann. So do I. There are Captions for those just learning ASL. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NmbpJpI6Uko&feature=related

Deaf Awareness: Talk Normally

These young people do a great job of getting the message across of how to communicate clearly with a person with hearing loss and deafness: https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=_xT3e0HySKY

A Cell Phone for Blind, Hearing Impaired

photo credit LG I learned about this new cell phone for blind, hearing impaired peoople at the recent TRS meeting in Harrisburg from Amy Goldman of the TDD PIAT program. This new smart phone for people with BOTH hearing and vision loss is affordable at the cost of only $30.00.  http://reviews.cnet.com/8301-6452_7-57588016/lg-optimus-f3-a-$30-android-phone-for-blind-hearing-impaired/ While the phone is available at a reasonable […]

This Simple Solution Can Save Lives

The story below broke November 24, 2011. There is absolutely no need for this to happen to ANYONE. Future incidents like this can be avoided simply by educating our police departments as well as all those that serve public duties. The simple solution is to have training at the academies and regularly on the job.  A […]

“We Interrupt This Program” Sean Forbes, signed and captioned.

Here is a new video by Sean Forbes, something a little different. 🙂 Like Sean Forbes? Subscribe to his channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=p9De54n8oRk

“Deaf Awareness: Face Me When You Talk”

SayWhatClub posted this on their Facebook page  This video posted on YouTube by ndcwebteam is a helpful example to share with people who do not understand the issues that come with hearing loss or deafness. It’s clever how they used blur on the captions to make the point visually, as well. What an excellent video for deaf awareness! […]

VBS for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children

West Shore Evangelical Free Church is making it’s Vacation Bible School accessible again this year! We are inviting all deaf children ages 4 through completed 5th grade to attend. Interpreters and signers will be working throughout the VBS environment to make it completely accessible.  This is an integrated concept. Theme:  Kingdom Chronicles, Standing Strong in the Battle […]

“Father and Son” by Cat Stevens Interpreted by Tiffany Currier

One of my favorite YouTube interpretive signers is Tiffany. She recently interpreted a song by Cat Stevens, “Father and Son”. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uN0M49p-hA4 If you like to watch Tiffany’s interpretations, be sure to click “like” and subscribe to her channel.

In Search of ASL Volunteers for VBS Kids

The message below is from Jenice of deafkonnect in hopes to find ASL volunteers able to help these kids out this summer. I was unable to download the flyer to share with you (my computer has security software I am unable to change settings). The contact email is at the bottom. West Shore E Free […]