I recently found myself pulled into an argument on Facebook, responding to a friend’s post about Derlyn Roberts, the woman appearing to interpret a news conference by law enforcement in Florida. The argument revolved around the question of whether this … Continue reading
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SignTalk Foundation, Inc. is proud to be a sponsor of NY Deaf Theatre’s Benefit on Friday, June 2nd from 7-11pm which promises to be their best one yet! This year’s theme: A Night Among the Stars, encourages guests to indulge … Continue reading
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Featured today on Time Warner/NY1 — CODAs of Color, a workshop sponsored by SignTalk Foundation and developed and led by Celeste Owens, NAD V, NIC, provides children of Deaf adults with an introduction and access to the field of sign … Continue reading
Many of us see a need and wonder how to do more — to affect something or someone in a positive way. The SignTalk Foundation recently sponsored a six-week program, “A Basic Introduction to Professional Sign Language Interpreting,” for adult … Continue reading
While much of America is obsessing over the meaning (or lack thereof) of Starbucks’ red cup, some of us are focused on Starbucks for a more unifying reason — the great communication leap forward. Rebecca King, a Deaf Starbucks patron, … Continue reading
“IN THAT SPACE, WE ARE THERE”: John Lee Clark’s Where I Stand: On the Signing Community and My DeafBlind Experience.
“IN THAT SPACE, WE ARE THERE”: John Lee Clark’s Where I Stand: On the Signing Community and My DeafBlind Experience. A reflection by T. K. Dalton John Lee Clark opens his brilliant essay collection Where I Stand with a burst … Continue reading
The beauty of ASL is seen clearly in the hands of the young. Whether it’s identifying a duck in the water or relating signs of the season, we can see the simplicity and clarity of language in motion. We look … Continue reading
Photography by Amber Ceffalio Yes, sign language is beautiful. However, capturing brief snapshots of a language in motion is a challenge as you can lose some of the nuances that are richly unique to American Sign Language. Here Amber Ceffalio … Continue reading
By Barbara Russ Smith, MA, NIC In August 2014 I had the great privilege to experience five wonderful, work-filled days at the first International Deaf-Blind Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada. Thanks to the generosity of the SignTalk Foundation, I was … Continue reading