Get Your Happy On

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Love this video by Tina and Paul Sirimarco. Tina is

Senator Harkin Delivers Speech in ASL Upon ADA Passage in 1990

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Upon passage of the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) on July 13th, 1990, Senator Tom Harkin delivered a speech on the Senate floor in American Sign Language. Harkin, whose brother Frank was deaf, was the lead Senate author of the ADA, which was enacted later that year. His speech is the first in American Sign Language to be delivered from the Senate floor.

Deaf Parent Advocates for Communication Supports She Received from Same School 40 Years Ago

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Deaf mother goes before Hillsborough County School District Board to advocate for son's necessary services. The 8th largest school district in the country has an operating budget of $ 3 billion. Despite being notified in advance of her attendance, the district was unable to provide any access .

Free Your Mind and the Rest Will Follow

2016-11-10T10:11:50-05:00By |Categories: ASL Videos, ASL Videos, Entertainment, General, Lifestyle, Media Representation, Video, Videos|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Awesome ASL version of En Vogue's 'Free Your Mind'. "Before you can see me you've got to learn how to read me. Free your mind and the rest will follow."

‘Switched at Birth’ Goes Silent to Make a Point

2016-11-10T10:11:55-05:00By |Categories: Around the Web, Articles, ASL Videos, ASL Videos, Deaf and Hard of Hearing, General, Lifestyle, Media Representation|Tags: , , , , , , |

"Until hearing people walk a day in our shoes, they will never understand," says a guidance counselor a high school for deaf students in "Switched at Birth."

My Valentine by Paul McCartney- Featuring Natalie Portman and Johnny Depp

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Paul McCartney Directs His Own 'My Valentine' Videos Featuring Natalie Portman and Johnny Depp using ASL.

The Lancet:The health of deaf people: communication breakdown

2016-11-10T10:12:17-05:00By |Categories: Advocacy, Articles, General, Lifestyle, Medical|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Andrew Alexander discusses how deaf people are often alienated from accessing the UK health-care system and what needs to be done to change this.

D-PAN ASL Music Video “We’re Going To Be Friends” by the White Stripes

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White Stripes "We're Going To Be Friends" ASL video we love by D-PAN.