• Deafness And Space Exploration: A Love Affair Of The Century

    Did you know that we have a comet named after a deaf man? That would be Hassel’s Comet. Did you know that astronomers today would never have had the Harvard Classification Scheme for cataloguing the stars if it wasn’t for a deaf astronomer named Annie Jump Cannon? And not to mention notable deaf astronomers Robert […] More

  • Japan’s Deaf Bus Driver Breaks Barriers

    Japan’s First Deaf Bus Driver Takeyama Matsuyama dreamed of being a bus driver since he was young; he rode the bus during his youth and admired the drivers, thinking that “seemed very cool.” As soon as Japan removed the ban on deaf drivers, Matsuyama went ahead and learned how to drive and passed the test. […] More

  • 10 Cool Things About The Blockbuster “A Quiet Place”

    The horror movie A Quiet Place is already a major success at the theaters and became the second top box office hit this year after Black Panther! The addition of a deaf character adds another layer of horror and makes effective use of American Sign Language as a plot/coping device, making A Quiet Place one of this year’s […] More

  • List of Academy Award Films With Sign Language In History of Oscars

    At this year’s Academy Awards, the dreamy film The Shape of Water  with its 13 nominations has the highest number of nominations that any film with sign language has had in the history of the Academy! There have been winners and nominations with deaf characters and sign language since the Academy was established in 1928, only […] More

  • Looking for Deaf Coffee Night? We have you covered.

    Deaf Niche Events – Events List and Map HERE Deaf Coffee Nights are important for anyone who uses Sign Language: the deaf person who wants to meet people and connect with others, the sign language student practicing and learning the language and culture, interpreters, and hearing sign language users looking to socialize. Needless to say, […] More

  • Did You Know How Deaf Smith County in Texas Come to Be?

    What? There’s a county in the United States named after a deaf person? That’s the first thought most of us have upon finding out the existence of Deaf Smith County, Texas. Deaf Smith County is indeed named after a deaf soldier by the name of Erastus “Deaf” Smith-pronounced as “Dif” Smith! He was the first […] More

  • 8 Essential FCC Rules For VRS Interpreted For Your Awareness

    With the rise in video relay’s popularity, there are rules put in place by the FCC to protect consumers and their providers (Sorenson, ZVRS, Purple, Convo, etc.) The list below are some of the most recent rules and their interpretations: (NOTE: “Providers” are companies that provide the video relay service and equipment, such as Convo, […] More

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