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President Cordano has written a thoughtful article, Connecting Visually through Sign Language and Dreams for a Post-Covid World, in the Concordia Language Villages WorldView blog. she writes that humanity thrives on connection, and at the core of that connection is language. She then says that while many deaf, hard of hearing, and deafblind people experienced communication challenges during the pandemic, there is hope for the future. She suggested that we imagine our world if we reversed our ideas about language and hearing loss. “As I shared in an interview that appeared in Medium, what would it be like if we, instead, started to teach all babies sign language and written and spoken language (as they are able), mapping visual language in the brain forever with all the benefits? When a person loses their hearing later in life, they will already be able to pick up sign language again, as will others around them, and switch back and forth between languages as desired. We eliminate the isolation that comes with the experience of hearing loss, especially as we age. We strengthen belonging for everyone in our communities—mask or no mask.” Read the full article at this link.
The Graduate Student Resource Center (GSRC) has recently launched. GSRC is a one-stop center for graduate students to access the resources they need to succeed in their programs, as mentioned in President Cordano’s Welcome Home address. The Center’s offerings include academic support services, career and professional development, well-being resources, and much more! The Center can...
Gallaudet’s presence on the global stage requires a strong marketing team that not only supports growing enrollment, but also elevates the Gallaudet brand and mission. To achieve this, Brandi Rarus, Chief Marketing and Undergraduate Admissions Officer, has expanded and realigned the departments within University Communications and Undergraduate Admissions. Recognizing this growth, Elise Nye, ’94, has...
Gallaudet Technology Services (GTS) is changing how it distributes technology tools to its community at Gallaudet University and the Clerc Center. Each community member will receive a device, such as an iPad, laptop, or smartphone (determined as the best fit for their roles on campus), that they can use for their academic studies or work-related...
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