Category Archives: ASL

Readings on Deaf Children and Language

Deafness and Child Development; a very interesting text by Kathy Meadows, Survey of Residential and Day Schools for Deaf Students in the United States That Identify Themselves as Bilingual-Bicultural Programs — LaSasso and Lollis 8 (1): 79 — The Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education The purpose of this survey was to determine how […]

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Another Great Song/ASL Video

This is a revised version of Bill Gaither’s “Life,” rewritten a bit and sung by Damon Timm, signed by Rosa Lee Timm.

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Why early sign language might help with literacy in deaf children

There is some research indicating the deaf literacy numbers are brought down by a particular segment of their population. Seems that the lowest literacy levels are in the deaf population where either the deafness was not caught early, or the parents/experts denied the deaf child access to sign language, thinking that would help them be […]

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Parents, Nothing More

I saw this over at Xpressive Hands’ blog and wanted to share. I thought you’d be interested in some background details, too. Remember the Firefly video in ASL that I shared a while back? That actor (Russell Harvard) and the Mommy in this video just starred in an ASL film called ““Versa Effect” ”. It’s […]

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A Language For Thinking

This is a ticklish post to write and it’s a ticklish topic and one that will be easily misunderstood, especially by those who are prone to reading through certain filters.  Please just bear with me to the end. I am perhaps not going where you might think I am with this. When my husband was […]

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