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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.
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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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Deaf Awareness Week Bulletin: So, what is Deaf Space?

As our our campus master plan is in the works, what do you think should be the emphasis when it comes to Deaf Space? [Consider attending to the Wednesday TSD Campus Master Plan to reflect further about Deaf Space and the TSD Master Plan—the forum is at the MPR, starting at 6 to 7:30pm.]
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TSD Football team giving back to the community!

Last Sunday (August 14th), the football team took a break from their dedicated football camp training schedule to provide community service to Healing with Horses Ranch in Manor, a therapeutic riding center. Their programs serve at-risk youth, veterans, and individuals with physical, cognitive or emotional challenges.
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Communication Skills Workshops Summer 2016

The Communication Skills Workshop (CSW) provides professional training for ASL Teachers, Deaf Education Teachers, Certified and Non-Certified  Interpreters working in a K-12 setting in Texas, Interpreter-Aides, as well as for Parents of deaf or hard of hearing children in Texas.
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