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Meriah Nichols: I don’t agree that sign language will die out because of technology

April 10, 2015


Andrew Solomon wrote a book called “Far From the Tree” that was all the rage a couple of years ago. In it, he explores identity through analyzing multiple disabilities, along with homosexuality, children of rape, prodigies and transgendered people. It has taken me literally all this time to work my way through the deaf chapter. Whenever […]

Watch: How a Deaf meet-up at Starbucks changed a Deaf woman’s life

February 20, 2015


Exclusive: Rebecca-Anne Withey interviews the director of the ASL version of Let it Go, Jules Dameron

February 10, 2015


There is no denying that the Disney film Frozen has taken the world by storm. And its iconic song, Let it Go, has enjoyed tremendous success. With over 265 million views on You Tube and an academy award for best original song, it has been translated into 42 languages. And now, thanks to the Deaf […]

Watch: The song Let it Go from Frozen – signed in American Sign Language!

January 27, 2015


If your kids are anything like my kids, you’ll be very very excited about showing this to them, thanks to America’s DPAN (Deaf Performing Arts Network) and director Jules Dameron:

“We are all on our own ultimately, and that is where my work comes from.” Meet Deaf artist and author Louise Stern

October 21, 2014


You are an artist and an author – how much were you exposed to art and literature in your younger years? My folks always had books around the house and Dad would read to us every night or make up wild stories for us. My sister, brother and I always looked forward to story time. My mother […]

Deaf News: American Deaf woman sues to get sign language interpreter for baby’s birth

September 1, 2014


Earlier this year, a British Deaf couple made headlines when they complained about the lack of an interpreter during their baby’s birth. Things aren’t any better across the Atlantic, as this story from America shows. Extract from the Miami Herald: Sometime this month or next, Cheylla Silva will be admitted to Baptist Hospital to give […]

Watch: The video everyone’s talking about, ‘Happy’ in sign language!

August 29, 2014


It’s the video that’s gone viral and is being added to more news sites on a daily basis – the signed version of Pharrell Williams’s song ‘Happy’, which was made by a group of Deaf Campers at the Deaf Film Camp 2014. It even features a Deaf Brit – Bim Ajadi, who has made a […]