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Deaf Awareness Week Bulletin: The Importance of ASL

Today, I think it’s appropriate to talk about American Sign Language, given the brith of Deaf Awareness Week stemmed from the International Week of the Deaf, as dictated by the World Federation of the Deaf in 1958. Sign language use across the globe is incredible—if you have travelled overseas and have met a deaf person, you know what I mean. It tells you language is powerful. Language describes people. ASL describes Deaf people in America. ASL is a language. ASL is a true language.

Deaf Awareness Week Bulletin: Let's talk about Audism

The week has truly gone by quickly—it’s Thursday and the fourth day of the DAW Daily Bulletin. We think it’s appropriate to begin talking about audism, given we’ve gone through critical perspectives of visual-centric individuals. Some topics posed this week may have been new to you or some familiar.

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TAD Symposium 2016: Preserve the Past to Protect the Future
Date: 10/1/2016
Location: Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort – 131 Rueckle Road, New Braunfels, TX 78130
TSD Homecoming
Date: 10/15/2016, 9 AM 8 PM
Location: Texas School for the Deaf
Spooky Skedaddle Halloween Festival & Car Show
Date: 10/29/2016, 10 AM 5 PM
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