Tag Archives: British Sign Language

Sign Language Interpreting at Music Events

Sign Language Interpreting at Music Events

Sign language interpreters are becoming an increasingly common sight at major music events. The trend was brought to global attention by American Sign Language (ASL) Interpreter Amber Galloway Gallego, who signed Kendrick Lamar’s entire Lollapalooza set back in 2013. More recently, festivalgoers w...
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Improving Accessibility Why More Technology Isn’t Always the Answer

Improving Accessibility: Why More Technology Isn’t Always the Answer

Out of all of the different technologies that science fiction writers have dreamed up, has anything lodged itself in the popular imagination as firmly as the “universal translator?” This fascination with shiny new technology extends to improving accessibility for the deaf and hard-of-hea...
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5 Powerful Lessons from “The Silent Child” About Deaf Communication in a Hearing World

Did you watch the Academy Awards last weekend? One of the most striking moments was when Rachel Shenton came to accept an Oscar for her short film “The Silent Child,” which won Best Live Action Short Film. “The Silent Child” is about a deaf girl who struggles to get by withou...
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