Entries from Grumpy Old Deafies tagged with 'sign language'

Film: Voices from El-Sayed at Bristol

Voices from El-Sayed (Israel) is being shown at the Watershed, Bristol on Saturday 9 May 2009 (1500). You can see the trailer here: The presentation is described as: The Bedouin Village of El-Sayed has the largest percentage of Deaf people...

Parliament: Subtitling & Sign Language on Television

A question in parliament around subtitling on television: Rosie Cooper (PPS (Mr Ben Bradshaw, Minister of State), Department of Health; West Lancashire, Labour) What steps are being taken to ensure that television programmes are accessible to deaf children—and deaf adults,...

Two Things To Read Today

We all know how long Friday afternoons can be sometimes. So, if you want something to read, why not try TigerDeafie, Dr Steven Emery's cool new blog. Nice photo, Steve! Or you can always have a laugh over the uproar...

Almost too insulting for words

Forgive me for losing my sense of humour, but I was definitely NOT amused this morning when I read Deafweekly's report on a "sign language lady randomly waving her arms around during a British children's TV programme." You can read...

Sign language in advertising

Earlier I blogged about the use of BSL in marketing. However, this was intended for a Deaf audience. Here's an interesting one, obviously aimed at the general population but uses sign language and importantly humour: Perhaps it should be an...

Do Gorilla's have their own language?

Some of you will be familiar with Koko, at The Gorilla Foundation, who was taught ASL along with Michael (who has now passed away). Koko's participation began in the early 1970s, and now knows more than over 1000 signs, and...

Secret Language

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