04 Dec

The television series, Switched at Birth which is produced for ABC Family, is the first mainstream television series to have multiple deaf and hard-of-hearing series regulars and scenes shot entirely in American Sign Language (ASL) and is focused on two teenagers who were switched at birth and grew up in very different environments. Marlee Matlin discusses the concept of hearing

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C is For Celebration. Exploring The Key to Surviving Cancer.

31 Oct

In South Africa 1 in 26 women have a lifetime risk of breast cancer, and over 3,000 succumb to the disease every year – leaving their families and friends shocked and devastated. Not everyone knows that this tragic loss could be avoided. As breast cancer awareness month is coming to an end we’d like to explore ways of beating the

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7 Things You Should Know About Sign Language

27 Sep

1. Sign languages differ from country to country Just like people in different countries speak different languages, sign languages also vary from country to country. This is because sign language naturally developed as Deaf people were interacting with one another. 2. Simple gestures can develop into a complete language Previously isolated students at a school for the Deaf in Nicaragua

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