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RE: Using infrared light to help deaf people hear and blind people see
Oh and one more thing, in my opinion.. Blind people do not have a separate language, they still SPEAK english, and READ english, its just that it is in raised dots. But deaf people, do not sign in 'english' per se'. It is called American Sign Language (ASL) and not Signed English because it is translated differently. I write very well because of my hearing family members and great schooling, but the way i sign a sentence would be differently. We normally skip pronouns, and subjects, locations, verbs, and the actual questions is all switched around. For instance to speak, "Where is my Mom?", ASL signed version would be, "Mom Where?". Sure you can speak that, and somone would understand you, but you wouldnt naturally say that all the time. So the sentence structure is very different, just like when you learn a foreign language. Take an ASL or Deaf Culture class, it is very fun! I enjoy teaching them!
Posted by DontFixIt
31st Mar 2011