This week I read an article from Deaf Echo (http:/deafecho.com/2012/02/signlanguage-interpreters-in-mainstream-classrooms-heartbroken-and-gagged/) by Gina
Oliva, the author of Alone in the Mainstream about s
This week we learned more about the definitions and different identities
associated with the words deaf and disability. We discussed why most of society views
being deaf as having a disability. Societal const
Something I was looking into this week was the educational protocol for inclusion
programs within K-12 education departments for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. I
think one of the main problems is that the
Book Reaction Paper
Alone No More: Book Reaction of Gina Olivas Alone in the Mainstream
To some, the world can seem an unforgiving place. Differences are mocked and
shunned. Now imagine being different and being cut off f
(b) Statutory Definition - With respect to an individual, the term "disability" means
(A) a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more of the major
life activities of such individual;
(B) a record of such an impairment; or
Week 4 Vocabulary
1. Blank face
5. Mad, angry
8. Scared, afraid
13. Why, because
14. What for?
15. How many?
Week 1 Vocabulary
41. Again, repeat
22. What is your name?
2. Whats up?
23. My name is
42. To sign, sign
3. How are you?
4. I am fine.
25. What is your name?
Firstly Id like to say that the sign language I am learning in this class is greatly helping
me communicate with some of the children with whom I volunteer who have severe autism. I
knew a couple of signs be
Being an interpreter is a much harder job than I had ever thought. I was unaware
of just how challenging it was to translate and then vocalize ASL fluently. I have learned
a lot about the proper interpreter e
This week in ASL 311 I learned about deaf history starting in 347 B.C. with Plato and his
theory of innate intelligence to present day including how American Sign Language was
developed and where it comes fr
This week we had a guest speaker, Sharon Meyers, who told us about her
experience losing her hearing, coming out to her parents as deaf and gay, and about her
long road to an education. In many ways, Sharons