Marlee Matlin and How the Deaf Speak with Jeff Probst

You Did Not Just Say That – How would you respond?

 Scenario:

  You are in a social setting with a fairly large group of people you don’t know. As conversations progress everyone decides to go around the room sharing what they do for a living. Your turn arrives and you proudly say you are an interpreter by trade. Silence fills the room and then someone in the back says; You can make a living doing that?

7 Things You Should Know About Sign Language by Arika Okrent

A friend recently shared this informative article with me. There is so much good information I felt the need to expound on it.

The site MentalFloss.com advertises to be the place where “Knowledge Junkies Get Their Fix”

In a recent post “7 Things You Should Know About Sign Language” by Arika Okrent. I found many interesting sub-links throughout the article I felt would be interesting to our viewing audience. Let us know if you find the following of interest.

 – MentalFloss.com – “Link”

 – 7 Things You Should Know About Sign Language – “Link”

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 – Who is Arika Okrent? – “Link”

 – More posts by Arika – “Link”

 – Arika Okrent Website – “Link”

Martin High School Lip Dub 2012 – Beat Cancer – Donate to mdanderson.org.

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Sensitivity Training Video for Police Officers in Audio, ASL, and Closed Caption

Thanks to bitcodavid and deafinprison for this find

WAKE UP! Bellman Analog Vibrating Alarm Clock from Harris Communications Deaf, Hard of Hearing, or Just Hard to Wake Up?

Bellman Analog Vibrating Alarm Clock:

Quick Overview – “Link Here”

The Bellman Analog Alarm clock with bed shaker is an excellent product for people who like to have a very clear wake up signal in the morning.

 •Wake up by flashing light on the clock, vibration or acoustic ring signal which grows louder and sweeps through different sound frequencies during the alarm.

•Bed shaker included.

•4 minute snooze and 15 minute alarm time.

•Clock lights up during the alarm or when you press the snooze button.

•Battery backup keeps the clock powered even if there’s a blackout while you sleep.

Details:

 The Bellman Alarm clock is an excellent product for people who like to have a very clear wake up signal in the morning. Awaken by flash lights, vibration and an acoustic ring signal which grows louder and sweeps through different sound frequencies during the alarm. With the purchase of an additional bed shaker, the Analog Alarm Clock can power two bed-shakers placed under the pillow, that generates a clear vibration during the alarm. The Bellman Alarm clock can further be connected to the telephone and provide a clear alarm upon incoming telephone calls.

 The Bellman Alarm clock has a snooze-function, which means that the alarm function in the clock is activated again after 4 minutes. To facilitate reading the time, the clock face lights up during the alarm, or when pressing the snooze button. For safety reasons, internal back-up batteries power the clock during power failure.

Features: •80dBA audible alarm grows louder and sweeps through different sound frequencies during the alarm

•Flashing light

•Vibration alert with the bed shaker attachment (included)

•Battery backup in the event of a power outage

•4 minute snooze

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