AG Bell announced the launch of their Cradle to Career blog, an online community for parents and caregivers of children who are deaf and hard of hearing, as well as teens and adults with hearing loss.
This is a space to collectively share your stories and your experiences, to connect on a deeper level, and join together as a community.
Read more about Amazon being the first major tech company to hire full time ASL interpreters for their Art Director, Michael Nesmith in Forbes. Nesmith signs about how his day at office is now more accessible is with interpreters onsite on Amazon blog.
Five families in the Northside Independent School District, Texas' fourth largest school district, filed a class action lawsuit against the district. In the petition they are alleging several counts of disability discrimination against deaf and hard-of-hearing students stating that the school district is not providing adequate education for the deaf and hard-of-hearing students.
Thirty-two videos have been translated so far. The goal is to complete 1,000 videos by fall 2019.
The hope is to launch a movement and inspire others to start creating sign language academic videos to open source education for the deaf.
Read the full story at The Exponent.
The app BW Dance, which creates visualizations and vibrations for the deaf or hard of hearing (HOH) to help them feel the music. According to the iTunes store description, the app turns music into visual equalizer, vibration signals, and flashing lights.
Find out more at The American Genius.