Tag: ASL

Christian University Celebrates ASL 200th Anniversary

ROCKLIN—American Sign Language (ASL) will celebrate its 200th anniversary since being established at the first American school for the deaf in 1817. A community...

“Switched At Birth” Falls On Deaf Ears

BEVERLY HILLS—When you’re deaf people seem to push anything “deaf” on you. For years I have been nagged to watch "Switched at Birth," mostly...

Revival Recovery Services: A Safe Haven Of Redemption

VICTORVILLE—What would you do if you realized your steady career was growing to feel increasingly more unfulfilling and you began to question whether you...

Syracuse’s Refugee Program Expands To Aid The Deaf

SYRACUSE, NY—Since 1978, the city of Syracuse has been teaching English to refugees through the Bob Huss' School, a program which has built a...

DEAF Hands Speak: Students Use ASL To Bridge The Gap

TUSCALOOSA, AL—At the University of Alabama, a student named Ally Mitchell, who was interested in American Sign Language and often went to Deaf Chat...

Emma Faye Rudkin: Deaf Ministry Advocate And More

SAN ANTONIO, TX—Emma Faye Rudkin, 19, is the first deaf/HoH person to win the title of Miss San Antonio. She is the founder of...

Roy Abueg: Using ASL To Fight For Animal Rights

LOS ANGELES—Although only in its second year of operation, Deaf Empowerment For Animal Freedom (D.E.A.F.) has been succeeding in disseminating its message and making an...

CA Association Of The Deaf Conference This Weekend

SAN DIEGO—"Language Equality & Equity: From the Womb to the World" is the theme of California Association of the Deaf's (CAD) annual conference this...

Occidental College Host Annual Children’s Holiday Celebration

EAGLE ROCK—Toy donations are needed for the Greater Los Angeles Agency on Deafness Inc. (GLAD)'s 32nd Annual Children's Holiday Celebration, which will take place on...

Burnie Gipson: HoH Dancer Wins Championships

SAN FRANCISCO—After dancing for 20 years, Hard of Hearing dancer, instructor and DJ Burnie Gipson was awarded first place at the 2015 American Lindy...

Sean Forbes Headlines 16th Annual Riverside Deaf Awareness Week

RIVERSIDE—The Model Deaf Community Committee and City of Riverside will be honoring Deaf Awareness Week with a massive festival celebration on Mission Inn Avenue lasting...

CA Hands & Voices Deaf Family Picnic A Success

COVINA—Despite a bit of unanticipated precipitation, 17 families gathered in Cougar Park on Saturday, September 12, as California Hands & Voices successfully hosted its first...

Assemblyman Supports Deaf Education Bill Using ASL

SACRAMENTO—The California State Assembly was silent as they watched Assemblyman James Gallagher, R-Yuba City, present Senate Bill 210 simultaneously in American Sign Language (ASL) and English...

Deaf Nonprofit “Aid The Silent” Hosting 5K Run

BOERNE, TX—"No more silence. Run for those who want to be heard!" Nonprofit organization Aid The Silent (ATS) will host its first ever 5k...

Signing Babies: ASL Classes For Toddlers

VANCOUVER, B.C.—For the past 12 years, Signing Babies has offered classes for mothers and toddlers that incorporate beginning-level American Sign Language (ASL) with singing,...

“America’s Next Top Model” Welcomes First Deaf Contestant

HOLLYWOOD—Modeling competition and reality television series "America's Next Top Model" recently welcomed Nyle DiMarco, 25, its first ever Deaf contestant for its 22nd season. DiMarco...

Reserve Your Tickets For DEAFestival Los Angeles!

LOS ANGELES—Admission is completely free for the 15th annual DEAFestival Los Angeles, which will take place on Saturday, October 3 at Los Angeles City Hall...

Sheena McFeely: Author, Teacher, Mother And More

UNITED STATES—Sheena McFeely is a Deaf advocate, experienced ASL instructor, vlogger and creator of ASL Nook, founder of The Pearls and most recently, acclaimed author....

KODAWest To Host 10th Annual Beach Day

HUNTINGTON BEACH—On Saturday, August 22, KODAWest will host its 10th annual beach day for children of deaf adults, parents, friends and family. The beach day...

Do You Know American Sign Language? YOU’RE INVITED!

EVERYWHERE—Calling all people who know American Sign Language! Whether you're Deaf, Hard of Hearing, a CODA, a parent of a Deaf child, an interpreter,...
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