Tag: ASL

  • How to role shift using your body, not your feet

    How to role shift using your body, not your feet

    This video is geared toward sign language students who might make the mistake of thinking they have to move their feet when role shifting. I am a non-native signer of ASL; I recommend watching how native Deaf signers role shift if you get to see them head to toe.

  • Separate is Not Equal | Deaf Performers Were Not Included At The Halftime Show

    Separate is Not Equal | Deaf Performers Were Not Included At The Halftime Show

    Same thing I’ve been complaining about for 15 years! To quote deaf blogger Amanda Tuite: …the entire programming of the Super Bowl left a bad taste in my mouth. As a deaf person, I always anticipated seeing the national anthem and “America the Beautiful” performed by professional deaf entertainers who use American Sign Language. This […]

  • I’m a Cuddlist-certified professional cuddler (ASL video)

    I’m a Cuddlist-certified professional cuddler (ASL video)

    This is an ASL version of my announcement of becoming a Cuddlist-certified professional cuddler. For now, I am not adding voiceover or captions because it is aimed at users of ASL, especially those in the Deaf community who may have known me for many years and may be wondering about my latest blog announcement.

  • Touching Amazon commercial in ASL

    Just saw — not heard, but saw — this TV commercial featuring a Deaf Amazon logistics associate. There’s no interpretation or voiceover, just his signing and captions. There is some background warehouse noise, but the relative silence focuses attention on this man who communicates without sound. I was really touched to see American Sign Language […]

  • Video I made of ASL sign vocabulary re: coronavirus (COVID-19)

    I made this video for my ASL students, as we are only together online now, and I decided to share it publicly in case others may benefit from it. #coronavirus #coronavirusinasl #COVID19