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Added by Jennifer Mundl on February 14, 2019 at 10:42am — No Comments

Interacting with people who are deaf/blind

Interacting with people who are deaf/blind

There are many recommendations for communication between the hearing and the people who are part of the deaf/blind community. It is wise to talk with someone about communication prior to meeting the person for the first time when not possible, the following are some recommendations for communicating between the hearing and non-hearing community.

  • To get the attention of a person who is deafblind, gently touch him or her on the…

Added by Jennifer Mundl on November 30, 2018 at 1:30pm — 3 Comments

New Invention- Sign Language Gloves

Navid Azodi and Thomas Pryor, two undergraduate students at the University of Washington have worked to invent a new way to communicate. Their invention, SignAloud gloves, which can translate American Sign Language into speech or text have prompted a lot of interest.

They developed the gloves to provide a bridge between native speakers of American Sign Language and people who do not sign.


The gloves have sensors that record movement and gestures. They then transmit the…


Added by Erika J. Kluge on November 15, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments

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