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Claire Koch's Parents Couldn't Hear Her Kindergarten Concert. So She Performed It In Sign Language. (Video)
Offbeat  (tags: Asl, Child of deaf parent, Claire Koch, Child of deaf parents, sign language, darlin' video )

- 469 days ago -
The only thing cuter than kindergartners singing in their holiday concert is a KODA (kid of deaf adults) signing the show -- so that her parents could fully enjoy it.
Outrage Over Sign Language Interpreter At Madiba Memorial
Offbeat  (tags: mandela, sign language, fake, South Africa, memorial service, deaf )

- 471 days ago -
While millions across the globe were inspired and moved by speeches made at former President Nelson Mandela's memorial service on Tuesday, the international deaf community expressed outrage over what they say was a fake sign language interpreter.
Deaf Dog Who Couldn't Be Trained Brought to Heel Using Sign Language - PawNation
Offbeat  (tags: deaf, dog, unusual, awesome, heart-warming, paw-language, relationship, sign language, talented, training )

- 881 days ago -
After moving from house to house for more than a year, Horus the orphaned deaf dog couldn't find a forever home. The abused animal knew no other way but to behave badly, until he met Rosie Gibbs. According to the Daily Mail U.K., Gibbs was able to teach
Toddlers Told Not to Make Nursery Rhyme Sign in Case It Is Offensive
Offbeat  (tags: PC, UK, children, culture, ethics, funny, off-beat, society, star, sign language )

- 1195 days ago -
Toddlers have been told to stop making a "diamond" star sign while singing Twinkle Twinkle Little Star in case the gesture is misinterpreted as sign language representing a female body part.
Peace Corps Volunteers Made the First Interactive CD on Kenyan Sign Language
Offbeat  (tags: Peace Corps, sign language, Kenyan Sign Language, KSL, interactive CD, fun, study )

- 1410 days ago -
This is fun ! Please visit the link and see for it yourself. I wish there's the one for Japanese Sign Language learners like myself...
Couple's Silent Vows Stun Packed Congregation
Offbeat  (tags: goodnews, marriage, deaf, sign language, Nairobi, church, wedding, happy )

- 1791 days ago -
A love story and a happy ending (wedding) of a deaf man and a hearing woman.
Group Gives Deaf Animals a Chance
Offbeat  (tags: animal shelters, deaf animals, sign language, training, adoptions )

- 1830 days ago -
Deaf animals often are among the first to be euthanized by animal shelters -- because of the perception that they are less adoptable, or that they cannot be trained. This is something that Amber Kay of Aurora feels strongly about, "because I'm deaf," she
100 Tools and Resources to Teach Yourself Sign Language
Offbeat  (tags: Sign Language, Tools, Resources, Skills )

- 1962 days ago -
Sign language has grown to become a very popular skill, with many colleges, universities, and adult education centers now offering classes in the subject. The majority of tools and resources available revolve around American Sign Language, or ASL,

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