Embracing Deaf Awareness Month

September is a significant month for fostering understanding and recognition of Deaf culture and the challenges faced by the Deaf and hard of hearing community. Deaf Awareness Month, observed annually in September, provides an opportunity for us to celebrate the richness of Deaf culture, raise awareness about communication accessibility, and. . . + Read More

Happy International Week of the Deaf!

Every year, the last full week of September is celebrated as the International Week of the Deaf (IWD). This vibrant and significant event shines a spotlight on Deaf culture, Deaf communities, and the rights of Deaf individuals around the world. It’s a time to celebrate diversity, raise awareness, and advocate. . . + Read More

Spanish and Latinx Sign Languages 🇪🇸

Hispanic Heritage Month is a time of celebration and appreciation for the rich tapestry of cultures, languages, and traditions that make up the Hispanic and Latin American world. One aspect of this diverse heritage that often goes unnoticed is the vibrant realm of Spanish and Latin American Sign Languages. In. . . + Read More

The Role of Deaf Service Dogs

In today’s society, the need for accessibility and support for the Deaf community is increasingly recognized. Among the innovative solutions that have emerged is the invaluable partnership between Deaf individuals and service dogs. Deaf service dogs play a vital role in bridging the communication gap, empowering Deaf individuals, and promoting. . . + Read More

Influential Deaf Women – Then and Now

The world has witnessed numerous trailblazers who have shattered barriers and left an indelible mark on history. Among these remarkable individuals are Deaf women whose courage, resilience, and determination have paved the way for progress and equality for the Deaf community. Despite facing communication challenges and societal prejudices, these exceptional. . . + Read More

DeafBlind Awareness Month

At Sign Language Blitz, we celebrate the resilience, ingenuity, and unique experiences of the Deafblind community.  In this blog, we’ll explore the multifaceted world of Deafblindness, diving into the power of PTASL and Pro-Tactile, the evolving landscape of Deafblind technology, and the invaluable resources that foster empowerment and inclusion.  Deafblindness:. . . + Read More

Blitz Spotlight: Helen Keller

Helen Keller left a lasting impact on DeafBlind history. Born on June 27, 1880, in Tuscumbia, Alabama, Helen Keller’s life story is a story of the strong-willed human spirit. Despite being blind and deaf in the 1880s, she defied all odds and emerged as an influential figure in the fields. . . + Read More

Crazy & Dumb FAQs for Deaf People

April is National Deaf History Month! So what’s a better time to raise awareness about the Deaf community and their struggles? As a Deaf person, there are quite a few questions I receive that tend to get on my nerves. So without further ado, here are some frequently asked questions. . . + Read More