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Veröffentlicht am Fr, den 17.06.2016

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Vietnam: Innovations Help Deaf Children Better Prepare for Formal Schooling - World Bank Group

Vietnamese Deaf children shares their dreams of becoming teachers, doctors, or painters. Learning sign language at the early stage of life help them to develop their full potential and pursue their dreams. [...] weiter »

Veröffentlicht am Do, den 16.06.2016

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This adorable gorilla is really good at sign language - Mashable

Can animals really communicate with humans? Koko might answer that question once and for all. In the new documentary Koko: The Gorilla Who Talks to People, the BBC gives audiences a glimpse into the everyday life of Koko and her teacher Penny ... [...] weiter »

Veröffentlicht am Do, den 09.06.2016

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St Theresa's sign language effort recognised - The Dominion Post

St Theresa's School in Plimmerton has won an award for promoting New Zealand Sign Language, after only including it in curriculum at the beginning of this year. A deaf pupil began in the new entrants class in term 1, and sign language is needed to communicate with him. The school received the New Zealand Sign Language in Schools award at the national sign language awards on May 14. [...] weiter »

Veröffentlicht am Do, den 02.06.2016

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Deaf students to unveil signed video - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

A different kind of music video debuted in Rochester this week, as local deaf and hard of hearing students unveil a completed sign language rendition of hit rock song The Middle Wednesday. [...] weiter »

Kategorien: Gebärdensprache Kultur
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The Lost Secret Sign Language of Sawmill Workers - Atlas Obscura

Outside of deaf communities, hearing people sometimes develop what are now often called “alternate sign languages” to communicate when words will not do. In monasteries, monks uses signs to communicate in areas where speech is forbidden, for instance. In industries where machines made speaking impossible—in ships’ engine rooms, in steel mills, textile mills, and sawmills—workers also found ways to communicate with their hands. [...] weiter »

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Wānanga celebrates their Māori sign language graduates - Māori Television

Nearly 4,000 students from Te Wānanga o Aotearoa will graduate over the next 3 days including the wānangas only Māori sign language cohort who received their certificates today. [...] weiter »

Veröffentlicht am Mi, den 01.06.2016

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Memphis Elementary student performs sign language at Comerica Park - New Baltimore Voice Newspapers

Aubrey's teacher, Carla Devereaux, said Aubrey's cousin, Randy Sanda, was taking a sign language course at Oakland University and his class was invited to sign the national anthem at a game on May 25. [...] weiter »

Kategorien: Gebärdensprache

Veröffentlicht am Di, den 31.05.2016

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Project succeeds to empower the deaf - Daily News | The National Newspaper (press release) (blog)

The organisation also created linkages between children, parents and teachers through sign language training, so that they can communicate well and understand each other. Moshi municipal and Moshi district officers were also taught on sign language ... und weitere » [...] weiter »

Veröffentlicht am Fr, den 27.05.2016

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Pope Francis uses sign language at General Audience - Vatican Radio

Pope Francis began his weekly General Audience in St. Peter's Square on Wednesday by greeting people in sign language. The message of greeting – which involves raising one's arms, and then turning your hand with the palms out – was ... [...] weiter »

Veröffentlicht am Di, den 24.05.2016

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Owner and deaf dog to change focus - Brush News-Tribune

Eric Melvin of Greeley didn't expect that taking his deaf dog, Angelyne, to the Paws on the Promenade in 2007 would launch a career, a passion and worldwide recognition. Their win in the dog talent show led to the creation of "Eric & Angelyne, The Amazing Deaf Cattle Dog," a full trick demonstration tied to inspirational messages, entertainment and character education. ...Angelyne responds to 63 different cues that include hand signals, touch, lights, body language, facial expressions and vibrations. She can sit, lie down, wait and stand. She can catch balls, do jumping tricks and wait with a treat on her nose and flip it into her mouth. [...] weiter »

Veröffentlicht am Do, den 19.05.2016

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Loud but quiet: Hanover chat connects deaf community - The Evening Sun

Jeff Wright realized he had an aptitude for sign language when the class he attended to learn signing dwindled down to a private lesson. He'd barely even noticed. “We were at Chapter 17, and I'm the only one showing up regularly,” Wright said of the ... [...] weiter »

Kategorien: Gebärdensprache
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Deaf students need more help - Radio New Zealand

About 4000 New Zealanders are deaf and 20,000 people use sign language everyday in this country. Student Georgia Urlich is one of 10 deaf students at Kelston Girl's College in Auckland. It is one of nine schools involved with the Kelston Deaf Education ... [...] weiter »

Veröffentlicht am Do, den 12.05.2016

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New Deaf West Show and Merrily We Roll Along Tapped For Wallis Season - Playbill.com

The theatre slate is set to feature a staging of Stephen Sondheim's Merrily We Roll Along and a new Deaf West Theatre co-production of Edward Albee's At Home at the Zoo, which will incorporate sign language . [...] weiter »

Kategorien: Gebärdensprache Kultur
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Lights, Camera, Sign: Austin News Show for the Deaf Rises in Popularity - TWC News

TWC News Lights, Camera, Sign: Austin News Show for the Deaf Rises in Popularity TWC News Out of his apartment in Southwest Austin, Alex Abenchuchan produces and hosts an online news show for the deaf. With the help of a makeshift teleprompter and the push of a toe, Abenchuchan signs the news as he reads it. [...] weiter »

Veröffentlicht am Mi, den 11.05.2016

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Polytechnic staff and students to learn basic sign language - Scoop.co.nz

Otago Polytechnic has partnered with Deaf Aotearoa to teach students and staff some basic sign language, in recognition of Sign Language Week. It’s also the 10th anniversary of sign language becoming New Zealand’s third official language. [...] weiter »

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