Tag Archives: ADVOCACY

“Firework” and ASL Interpretation

Here is a “feel good” video to start the week off.  lankylistman has a few excellent videos, this is one of them. <iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”http://www.youtube.com/embed/eOEdqV5iRcY&#8221; frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen> Check out lankylistman’s site here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eOEdqV5iRcY

A Couple of Thanksgiving Signs (ASL)

Here is a link to Rachel Coleman of Signing Time demonstrating a couple of Thanksgiving signs. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uRua_Jpy79U&amp;playnext=1&amp;list=PLC56BB3E3867AF0DB&amp;feature=results_video Have a lovely Thanksgiving

Level 1 ASL Class Available in Camp Hill, PA

I received an email from Kathy about this Level 1 ASL Sign Language Class in Camp Hill, PA: Level 1 American Sign Language Class for Adults Provided by the Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf and Scranton School for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children Outreach Center Thursday evenings 6pm-8pm January 10-February 28, 2013 Location: 3820 Hartzdale […]

Next Lancaster County Hearing Loss Association Meeting

We are going to have a FABULOUS speaker at our next meeting! Tracy Beck, the Operations Director of Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation will be discussing low-cost loans for hearing aids and assistive listening equipment. You can learn more about their program here: http://www.patf.us/ Everyone is welcome! Come join us next Tuesday morning at 10:00. LOCATION: Village […]

CaptionMatch

I received an email from Lauren E. Storck, founder of   Collaborative for Communication Access via Captioning. She has an innovative program to bring clients and caption providers together for events where captions are necessary and beneficial for deaf and hearing impaired persons. Take a look at their new site. Be sure to check out the […]

Enable Talk is HERE

My friend Janelle saw this in Time Magazine. For $75.00, a pair of Enable Talk gloves helps you communicate your needs to those who do not know or understand Sign Language. I wish I had a pair of these when I recently had my surgery. I was unable to communicate with the nurses. I scarcely […]

A Bit of Enlightenment for Those Who Can Hear

People say, “Get a job!” But they don’t understand it’s not that easy for deaf and hard of hearing or hearing impaired people because prospective employers won’t communicate with us with the tools we use. They put our applications aside and we never “hear” from them.    When we follow up, the position has been […]

Rachel Coleman – One Deaf Child

LeeAnn posted this over on FaceBook. It was the first time I had seen this particular video. It is 64 minutes describing the Coleman’s journey. Rachel begins the video with the discovery of Leah’s deafness. http://www.infanthearing.org/videos/ehdi/rachel-coleman-one-deaf-child.php

“How To Recognize A Deaf Customer” written by Spencer Clark

I ran across this excellent article by Spencer Clark on how to recognize deaf customers. These are excellent tips for customer service etiquette. Every business or public organization should read this and pass along to their employees and volunteers. http://www.ecademy.com/node.php?id=151585 This really should be posted at every work station. (originally posted August 8, 2011 at […]

“Don’t Let Anything Hold You Back”

I love this video and message from Sean Forbes. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tOQKNB_PPrQ&list=UU_mmvfHHODo7JyLnGeOZAAA&index=1&feature=plcp