Amazing solutions throughout history that Deaf people have come up with and used. How did the Deaf get by in their daily lives without Deaf technology products? Before the 20th century, any possible technology to help the deaf was far and very few or rare. Often, they were very expensive. . . + Read More
Three Ways to Get Back to Learning ASL Post-COVID
The last year has been challenging. The COVID pandemic uprooted daily routines and impacted us all in ways we never thought imaginable. Now things are beginning to open up, and life is slowly returning to more normal. For anyone learning ASL, that is excellent news. Zoom, Skype, Teams, and other. . . + Read More
We Asked, You Answered! Updated Demo.
After our initial demo launch, we asked for your feedback. Here are some of the changes: New video player slow-motion moved the play button so it doesn’t interfere with the video custom buttons on the player Tools to help you measure your progress while studying progress bar flag that pops. . . + Read More
How to Be Deaf Friendly at Work
Chances are, if you work in service, you’ve had a Deaf customer. If you don’t sign, the language barrier could leave you wondering how to connect. ASL in Customer Service Working with the public is about communication. That’s why Ugly Duck Coffee in Rochester, NY, hosted an ASL crash course. . . + Read More
Blitz Spotlight: Personal Trainer Janna Luksha
What does being a fitness professional in the Deaf community look like? We linked up with certified personal trainer Janna Luksha to find out. In essence, what services do you offer? “I train at Max Effort Training and the Eastside YMCA and offer 1-on-1, small group personal training, and classes.”. . . + Read More
What happens in Summer and Winter every four years? The Deaflympics, of course!
You may be double-checking to make sure you read that right. You did. The Deaflympics are exactly what they sound like– world-wide athletic competitions for the Deaf. They follow a 4 year cycle like the Olympics, but aren’t technically a part of the Paralympics or Olympics. So,. . . + Read More