Experiencing American Deaf Culture (International Sign with captions available; no audio)

Experiencing American Deaf Culture (International Sign with captions available; no audio)

Because I grew up in a small Greek city where I never socialized with other Deaf people, I never thought there were other people like me. From kindergarten through high school, I attended a mainstream school that didn’t provide support services, nor were teachers aware of Deaf culture and deafness. As a child, I didn’t […]

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Quizz sur la culture Sourde | Marie répond – Lucas Wild

Quizz sur la culture Sourde | Marie répond – Lucas Wild

Marie : C’est toi qui présente hein. C’est ta chaîne ! Lucas : Salut !! *Marie fait un bruit avec sa bouche* Marie : Non, c’est nul. On recommence parce que j’ai fait *bruit de sa bouche* Lucas : Ok ! Salut ! Marie : Salut ! Lucas : Pour cette nouvelle vidéo, je suis […]

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SHARE: Call for Committee Members

SHARE: Call for Committee Members

Hi! I’m Melissa Draganac-Hawk, with the National Association of the Deaf (NAD). The NAD Board of Directors for the 2014-2016 term are now seeking voluntary committee members. There are seven different committees after I introduce each committee you can read information for each committee on your right. First, Bylaws Committee. Next, the Diversity Strategy Team […]

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Effects of Linguisticism and Audism on the Developing Deaf Person | Peter Hauser | TEDxGallaudet

Effects of Linguisticism and Audism on the Developing Deaf Person | Peter Hauser | TEDxGallaudet

Translator: Rhonda Jacobs [The interpretation provided for this presentation is live and unrehearsed. Interpreter(s) assigned may or may not have had materials in advance for preparation. Inaccuracies related to the content of the material may be due to imperfections in the interpreting process. This interpretation has not been reviewed by the presenter.] I’m thrilled to […]

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Navigating deafness in a hearing world | Rachel Kolb | TEDxStanford

Navigating deafness in a hearing world | Rachel Kolb | TEDxStanford

Translator: Andrea Fejes Reviewer: Denise RQ I never thought I would be here today. My invitation to speak at TEDx clashed with some of my previous conceptions of what I can and can’t do. I was born profoundly deaf, and learning to speak was not easy. Think about it for a second: when you can’t […]

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Gallaudet university, city of American Sign Language and Deaf culture (video in ASL w/ captions)

Gallaudet university, city of American Sign Language and Deaf culture (video in ASL w/ captions)

Hi everyone! This is Benny Lewis from Ireland – sign name [Benny] When in Washington DC, I visited Gallaudet university. This university focuses on educating the Deaf and hard of hearing, classes are given in American Sign Language, as well as some in English. When in Gallaudet, I met up with many Deaf people. My […]

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How sign language innovators are bringing music to the deaf

How sign language innovators are bringing music to the deaf

This is Amber Galloway Gallego, she’s interpreting a song for you in traditional American Sign Language. Now here’s the same song but it’s in a specialized version of American Sign Language just for music. You might actually recognize this riff it’s from “Don’t Wanna Fight” by Alabama Shakes. So which one connects you more with […]

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A Failure to Communicate

A Failure to Communicate

Excuse me. Hello? Hey! I’m a human being! If you don’t want to help, at least say so! [Machine] Hello. I am deaf. I may have trouble comprehending you. Thank you for your consideration. [Girl] Hm? [Machine] Usually, I’d read your lips to understand you. [Girl] Oh! Oh. [Machine] If you’d like, you could let […]

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Deaf Culture – Getting Attention | ASL – American Sign Language

Deaf Culture – Getting Attention | ASL – American Sign Language

Hello. If you want to get a Deaf person’s attention, how can you do that? There are a variety of ways that the Deaf people typically do. I’m going to tell you these ways. 1) The shoulder tap. You’d tap the person’s shoulder. 2) The hand wave. 3) Flashing the lights. 4) Stomping on the […]

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Flavia Fleischer – Incorporating Community Cultural Wealth Into the Interpreting Profession

Flavia Fleischer – Incorporating Community Cultural Wealth Into the Interpreting Profession

[Interpreter] Welcome everyone. Thank you for coming to the Department of Interpretation and Translation Colloquial Series. We’re thrilled to have Dr. Flavia Fleischer who’s come from California. We’re absolutely thrilled to have her here today. The department here has a four series, the lecture series, two in Fall and two in Spring. In the last […]

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