Language is always evolving, and this new form of communicating emerged in the early 2000s. Deaf-blind Americans created a language that uses humans’ first language — touch. No sight or sound needed.
Pro-Tactile American Sign Language is not widely known, but it’s changing the way deaf-blind people communicate with each other. Previously they’ve relied on Braille, fingerspelling, or using an interpreter.
International Museum of Arts and Science (IMAS) hosts inaugural deaf, hard of hearing event using American Sign Language.
Please Note: Our November newsletter has been updated to provide links to the Tracking & Monitoring Tools page where the new Hearing Screening & Diagnostic Log, instructions, and other helpful documentation and tracking tools can be accessed.
On Thursday, November 17th, NCHAM will be hosting the webinar: “Infant Audiology QI Action Kit” presented by Amanda Norton and Elizabeth Seeliger.
Are you a State EHDI Coordinator who would like to see improved audiologic care for families and timely data reporting to the EHDI Program? Come learn how you can use the new interactive, web-based Infant Audiology QI Action Kit.
The latest issue of the Journal of Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (JEHDI) has been published. Individual articles or the entire issue and can be viewed or downloaded at no cost by clicking the link below.
Anna Gichan is privy to two special worlds. In one, she wears her hearing aids and interacts with the frenetic sounds of everyday life. In the other, she exists in near silence.