A program at the U.S. Department of State has helped add captions to thousands of their online videos in more than 70 languages.
Explains research on emergency communication access for deaf & hard of hearing people in both large-scale disasters & individual emergencies.
How can hotels be more friendly to Deaf guests? A training session helped professionals learn, a national conference helped them practice.
A basic introduction to what makes Deaf culture a culture. Primarily focuses on U.S. Deaf community for students of American Sign Language.
Author Lydia Callis explains why people should celebrate Deaf women in U.S. history. She provides examples of how Deaf women impact history.
A small but growing number of deaf people are healthcare professionals. Read a story about one deaf nursing student in the United States.
Learn about the National Association of the Deaf (NAD) and its work in the United States. Priorities: interpreting, justice, parents, more.
Learn how to make deaf-accessible films and festivals. A filmmaker, Maya Washington, shares lessons she learned screening a film globally.
Learn about a documentary on four deaf entertainers in the United States and their attempts to break into mainstream entertainment.
Does the strength of Deaf identity increase Deaf people’s use of empowerment as a response to discrimination? Doctoral thesis.
One author argues that using sign interpreters as tutors in school can cause confusion among students and teachers.
Online comic strip, “That Deaf Guy”, shows humorous events in the life of an ordinary deaf man and his family.
Teachers & others speak and sign simultaneously. But research confirms: deaf and hearing people receive different messages from “SimCom”.
Watch videos of every session of a conference on the role of Deaf scholars in Deaf studies. The conference was in June 2017.
D-PAN’s mission is to provide accessible news and information for the U.S. Deaf and Hard of hearing community in American Sign Language (ASL)
Authors share lessons learned in using Community Based Participatory Research (CBPR) with Deaf American Sign Language users in New York.
The authors describe issues that cause poor health care for deaf sign language users and propose how public health workers can address them.
Can the right software help medical communication for deaf patients? Researchers compared using an interpreter, or their software, or both.
What are U.S. Deaf people’s technology preferences? What do they use most? And what’s accessible? Researchers conducted a national survey.
Learn about and celebrate deaf people and their achievements, both throughout history and also today. Focuses on Americans.