Heather Wilder

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"Deaf Entertainment and Art" American Sign Language (ASL)

Deaf Entertainment and Art:<p>By: Chelsea Fisher<p>Deaf Entertainment and Art<p>Rather a difference in lifestyle than a disability, the Deaf community has …

Linguistics

Deaf Awareness Week

Deaf Awareness Week, also called <b>International Week of the Deaf (IWD)</b>, is celebrated annually the last full week of September (Monday through Sunday) …

Communicating with People Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing in Hospital Settings

People who are deaf or hard of hearing use a variety of ways to communicate. Some rely on sign language interpreters or assistive listening devices; …

Prosthetics

Microsoft uses Kinect to interpret sign language from deaf people

Microsoft’s Kinect technology, already adept at reading hand and body movements, is incorporating sign language into its motion-sensing vocabulary as part of a new research project meant to help the deaf.<p>Developers at Microsoft Research have been using the Xbox 360 gaming peripheral to read sign …

Augmented Reality