Language Deprivation: Deaf Versus Hearing Children
Language deprivation affects Deaf children when they do not have access to language during the critical early years of life. What options are there?
Language Acquisition: Deaf Versus Hearing Children
Language acquisition for Deaf or Hearing children is critical to brain and social development. Whether learning English or ASL, language is important.
Hearing Parents: Teaching Your Deaf Child Communication
Hearing parents have the responsibility of choosing communication for their Deaf child. It can be intimidating, but most important is language access.
American Sign Language Teacher Requirements
There are specific American Sign Language teacher requirements to look for when selecting an educator for any type of classroom setting.
Power Positions Effect on Educational Interpretation
Power position effects on educational interpretation not only negatively impact the learning process, but they also promote inappropriate Deaf social norms.
Full-time Sign Language Interpreting Career
Full-time sign language interpreting career positions vary, but generally they can be found in educational and VRS interpreting environments.
Dinner Table Syndrome and Deaf or Hard of Hearing
Dinner table syndrome is a common occurrence in the Deaf and Hard of Hearing population due to barriers and equal access to communication in childhood.
Cochlear Implant Basics
A cochlear implant is different than a traditional hearing aid. It can have positive or negative results depending on the D/deaf individual.
“Home” signs – Sign Language Variations
Home signs are a variation of sign language that can make the interpreting process complex. Additional time and resources may be needed to ensure accuracy.