If you are a teacher searching for educational material, please visit PBS LearningMedia for a wide range of free digital resources spanning preschool through 12th grade.
Community-based services for Deaf, DeafBlind, Hard of Hearing and Late-Deafened people in Massachusetts, including independent living, health support and education, DeafBlind services, and more.
The early history of the U.S. was marked by anti-Catholic sentiment. Nonetheless, many Catholics emigrated here to escape religious persecution, as did the Amish and the Jews.
Telephone and Relay Services. Many older deaf and hard of hearing Americans remember relying on their families, friends, or neighbors to make a simple phone call.
EDF Challenge Cup Semi-Final teams have been finalised with the final match of the Quarter-Final played on 20th March, with Doncaster Trust Deaf FC winning 6-2 over Everton Deaf FC.
Assistive technology enables Deaf, DeafBlind, Hard of Hearing, and Late-Deafened people to live more independently and safely. A wide variety of technology is available to accommodate a person's need for communication access, such as a personal assistive listening device to hear the television better, or to help with completing everyday tasks ...
1000 BC Hebrew law provides that the Deaf have limited rights to property and marriage. 355 BC Aristotle says "Those who are born deaf all become senseless and incapable of reason."
Deaf Linx is your resource for information on deafness, deaf culture, American Sign Langauge (ASL) and all other related topics. Deaf Linx firmly believes that deafness is not a disability, but a condition that produces a sub-culture that should be celebrated.
Last year, I wrote about the College Board's plan to mandate a left-wing framework for the teaching of AP European History, a college-level course for American high school students and the last course in European history that many of them take.
The history of deaf education in the United States began in the early 1800s when the Cobbs School of Virginia, an oral school, was established by William Bolling and John Braidwood, and the Connecticut Asylum for the Deaf and Dumb, a manual school, was established by Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet and Laurent Clerc.
Congratulations NMSD basketball team, coach and player for receiving national awards! The NMSD varsity basketball team, Coach Letty Perez, Coach Leo Gutierrez, and player Deven Thompson are receiving national acclaim for breaking records and are being recognized for it.
Who am I? The Deaf Resource Library was created in 1995 and is being maintained by myself, Karen Nakamura. I'm an Associate Professor of Anthropology and East Asian Studies at Yale University.
Technology for the Deaf. As beneficial as certain technological advances are for those who can hear, some devices are useless when it comes to the deaf community.
1815-1817: Formal Deaf Education Begins in the U.S. Thomas H. Gallaudet leaves the United States for Europe in 1815 to learn how to teach the deaf.
A new device being produced to ship in fall 2015 could be the first compact, real-time interpreter for deaf people who cannot speak.
Contact Us . At SCIL we seek to empower YOU to live an independent life. We provide FREE services such as Assistive Technology Coordination, Advocacy, Transition Assistance, Computer Skills Training, Resume Building, SSI Benefits Help and so much more.
Home - Blossom Montessori School for the Deaf. I am Amanda Livesay the teacher for students ages 9 – 12 years old at Blossom.
Overviews recent accomplishments and recognition of Black Deaf people
National Black Deaf Advocates. History. Timeline of NBDA History and Milestones . See History of NBDA Leadership Team. 1980. In 1980, a small group of local Black deaf people in the District of Columbia met with the Board of the Deaf Pride, an advocacy organization for the deaf, and expressed their concerns about the problems that prevent Black ...
The National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID), a college of Rochester Institute of Technology, is the first and largest technological college in the world for students who are deaf or hard of hearing.
Patrick Flanagan's Neurophone Hope for the deaf and superlearning for all by Eddy Taylor In 1958, Dr. Patrick Flanagan invented the Neurophone in Bellaire, Texas when he was 14 years old.
RIT, founded in 1829, competed against eight other colleges for NTID to become part of the university. NTID began operations in 1968 to provide deaf a...
The Lifeprint Library at American Sign Language University (ASLU) provides links to ASL and Deaf Culture related information and resources.
The events that occurred in the history of sign language are actually pretty shocking. How deaf people experience life today is directly related to how they were treated in the past.
Deaf Is... Welcome to Deaf Is... this web site's content was created by the students and staff of the American School for the Deaf in West Hartford, Connecticut.