This Article Has Proved Anti ASL / Anti Deaf Bloggers and...
Deaf Chipmunk For many months, I am very disappointed with many bloggers and commentors who have criticized and attacked many of us about our own values, ASL and Deaf. They also consider us as isolated people.Well here it is! The Deaf boy is student at E.C. Drury School for the Deaf in Milton Ontario Canada. The Deaf school has provided Bi/Bi approach for Deaf students. The boy (at...
Tue, Mar 04 2008
Is AGBell invading Google?
Deaf Chipmunk I was surprised to see a cartoon of AGBell on the top of Google (superimposed), please see it below. You can go to www.google.com if it is still there. I took picture of it just in case. My wife, Kathryn advised me to check it out.
Mon, Mar 03 2008
"Deaf"Culture? What about "ASL"?
Deaf Chipmunk Discussion about Deaf Culture and ASL Culture. Why do we call our culture, Deaf Culture? Why don't we call ASL culture or BSL culture or RSL culture instead of Deaf Culture? We educate the world there are many sign languages and at the same time we educate the world there is one Deaf Culture. Is that correct or not? Please be discreet in discussion that we all will ap...
Sun, Mar 02 2008
WARNING: Deaf Militancy DESTROYS ASL and Deaf Community
Deaf Chipmunk Deaf Militancy DESTROYS ASL and Deaf CommunityThe definition of militancy:1. Fighting or warring. 2. Having a combative character; aggressive, especially in the service of a cause: a militant political activist.2. n. A fighting, warring, or aggressive person or party.Now I am talking about deaf militants.Are deaf militancy AGBell / AGBAD’s best tool? Of course, yes!As...
Wed, Feb 20 2008
Don't molest, assault, oppress, kill, manipulate...ASL
Deaf Chipmunk Many years ago, I remember I had a paper that stated," Do not molest, assault, oppress, kill, manipulate, change, insult, spit on, look down, dumb down...................... ASL.If you have a copy, please share it with us all.I want to discuss about Signed English, Signed Essential English, Signed Exact English and other signed communication methods by comparing to Sp...
Sun, Feb 17 2008
TOUGH BATTLE: ASL and English
Deaf Chipmunk For the past few days, I had observed bloggers/vloggers' discussion about accessibility for Deafblind and people with Usher’s syndrome. Carl Schroeder brought up his concerns about ASL video clips with subtitles. He argues that ASL and English are not compatible due to their differences. They are like orange and apple. Other people have supported his argument and at t...
Sat, Feb 16 2008
Put ASL above AGBAD - COME ON!
Deaf Chipmunk We are impressed with Pepsi for advertising our way of life on TV in front of billions of people around the world. That is our golden opportunity. Too bad for AGBAD which is against that.COME ON! We dont need to waste our energy fighing against AGBAD. AGBAD is not worth it at all. AGBAD is a very unfortunate organization that has fought against ASL for centuries. AGBA...
Thu, Jan 31 2008
Enough of CI Discussion! Where is ASL?
Deaf Chipmunk I have noticed that there is a huge increase of C.I. discussions in Deafread! At first, I was willing to read articles of C.I. discussions but now, I am not very comfortable with that. I am concerned that many of us have been distracted from our most precious way of life - ASL and Deaf Culture. It appears that C.I. corporates are getting free advertisements in Deafrea...
Sun, Jan 20 2008
ASL and Culture: Change from negative to positive messages
Deaf Chipmunk For years, we have fought against many anti-ASL and Culture organizations. We are losing many battles. We need to change our approach or we will lose many more battles.We need to spread positive messages about Deaf, ASL and Culture. Deaf people in other countries should use that too in their own Sign Language and Culture.We need to change from negative to positive app...
Wed, Jan 16 2008
Evidence: Deaf - better than hearing
Deaf Chipmunk In the past two years, I gave Deaf Culture presentation to public schools. Many pupils asked me millions of cute and natural questions. One pupil asked me one question: Which one would you prefer to be Deaf or Hearing? I did not respond to him but I gave him two sides of story about Deaf and hearing. After my explanation, he said he would rather to be Deaf than hearin...
Fri, Dec 28 2007
World without Deaf, what would the world be like?
Deaf Chipmunk What would happen to the world if there is no Deaf person on earth?I would like you to share with us what you know something that Deaf people have contributed directly and indirectly to the world.Can you imagine that if there is no Deaf on earth, what would the world be like?Very interesting!
Sat, Dec 22 2007
Deaf Children - Positive ASL
Deaf Chipmunk Deaf Children and their Families - Postive ASL As a manager of services, I just got involved in Infant Hearing Program just a few months ago. I met with many professionals who have not known much about ASL and I talked with them and I always made positive comments about ASL. I never make any negative comments. My goal is to get more families involved in ASL program ...
Thu, Dec 20 2007
Medical Ethics - Deaf
Deaf Chipmunk For years, I have never thought about medical ethics until now. It seems that there are no formal medical ethics for deaf babies and children.Children with BiBi - ASL (receptive and expressive) and English (read and write - some with speech and listen) are in safety net.Children with AVT only (prohibited children from ASL) are NOT in safety net. They do not have any [...]
Mon, Aug 06 2007
Clarification: Is Deaf Bilingual Coalition a national...
Deaf Chipmunk Hi there,For the past three months, I had not posted my message or video clip on my blog due to my basement which was flooded and was badly damaged. But I am glad it is almost over and thank God my insurance covered it all.Anyway back to the point, as a Canadian, I have watched all shows of demonstration at the AGBad conference. I thought it was excellent. I am very [...]
Mon, Aug 06 2007
Anti Lip Program for ASL
Deaf Chipmunk Have you invented an anti-lip program for ASL? It is similar to anti virus program for our computers. EH?
Sat, May 19 2007
To Lip or Not To Lip ASL
Deaf Chipmunk I watched old movies (videos at Gallaudet University) and I watched beautiful ASL of Hotchkiss, E. M. Gallaudet, Fay and Hubbard. You can register to enter Gallaudet Video LibraryI would love you to share your view and should we change our view and train ourselves not to lip at all and make our own language free from any speech? We need to respect two languages, [...]
Sat, May 19 2007
Response to Pure Deaf's comment about ASL
Deaf Chipmunk I want to respond to Pure Deaf's video clip about Is ASL Exact English or Not Exact English. I think ASL has been around since 1817.Deafchip
Sat, May 12 2007
Response to Deaf Tea Time's Deaf Canadians' Predicament
Deaf Chipmunk I want to respond to Deaf Tea Time's comment about her view on Deaf Canadians and Canada. I have to make my comment to correct her error information about Canada.It is not true that around 90 percent of deaf Canadians are oralists. What we explained is that around 90 percent of deaf pupils have started in AVT program but gradually, more and more deaf pupils/students [...]
Sat, May 12 2007
Are Butterflies DEAF?
Deaf Chipmunk A couple of years ago, I found out that almost all of butterflies are deaf! Do you know that?Deafchip
Sat, May 05 2007
Deaf Chipmunk Deafchip discusses about selling ASL and Bi/Bi to parents of Deaf and hard of hearing children. How do we defeat oralism/AVT? Your input will be very much appreciated.
Fri, May 04 2007
Sign Languages as Official Languages in Ontario, Canada?
Deaf Chipmunk Hi there,The first reading of Bill 213, Recognition of Sign Language as an Official Language Act, 2007, carried. There will be second reading. It is sponsored by MPP Ernie Parsons (Member of Provincial Parliament of Ontario and he represents riding where Ontario School for the Deaf (Sir James Whitney School for the Deaf) is. We hope the third reading will carry just [...]
Wed, Apr 25 2007
A G Bell's House and My House
Deaf Chipmunk My home was just near A. G. Bell's museum home only 6 thousand feet apart!
Thu, Apr 19 2007
Deaf Cultural Society??
Deaf Chipmunk Wondering about American Deaf Cultural Society?
Sat, Apr 14 2007
Clarification: My Deaf Culture VS Deaf Mute comment
Deaf Chipmunk I want to clarify that I have no intention to reject Deaf people who call themselves "deafmute" from Deaf Culture. They are very important part of our group. My only argument is about the term of "deaf mute" itself. This is what I want to clarify. It is very much like Track and Field Relay. Deafmute gave relay bar to Deaf (Culture) or signing Deaf and let Deafmute [...]
Fri, Apr 06 2007
Is Deaf History Important? Why not?
Deaf Chipmunk Discussion about Deaf History that would help Deaf children and students.Deafchip
Mon, Apr 02 2007
Deaf Mute VS Deaf Culture
Deaf Chipmunk Discussion about Deaf Mute and Deaf Culture.
Wed, Mar 28 2007
Where is American Deaf Culture Centre????
Deaf Chipmunk Is there a Deaf Culture Centre in the USA? I have not seen it. If not, you should roll up your arms and get it set up in USA NOW. Deaf Canadians already have one! Canadian Deaf Culture Centre in Toronto is a fantastic centre I have ever seen!
Tue, Mar 27 2007
Deaf Cuture and ASL under Attack - Counterculture
Deaf Chipmunk Our Deaf Culture and ASL have been under attack. It is called counterculture. It is all recorded by Wikipedia. No wonder Weekly Standard has done that.Deafchip
Sun, Mar 25 2007
What is Weekly Standard? Is Gally Under Attack?
Deaf Chipmunk Amy, can you explain what is Weekly Standard? I have never seen that before. I guess it must be an isolated American magazine.Deafchip
Sun, Mar 25 2007
Deafread.com Deaf Centre
Deaf Chipmunk I am concerned about Deafread.Com operation and I strongly recommend Deafread.com to set up a new Deaf Centre Database so that we can find many valuable information for different purposes such as research, resources etc.
Sat, Mar 24 2007
Deaf Chipmunk What is sign for "Deaf" before 1913? Just curiousDeaf Resources
Wed, Mar 21 2007
Deaf Children's education rights
Deaf Chipmunk Discussion about Deaf Children's rights within education system.Deaf Resources
Tue, Mar 20 2007
Deaf Chipmunk We need to study people with negative attitudes (toward Deaf people).Deaf Resources [...]
Mon, Mar 19 2007
Deaf Mute Discussion
Deaf Chipmunk Discussion about Deaf Mute signYour input is always welcomeDavidDeaf Resources [...]
Tue, Mar 06 2007
Deaf Chipmunk Welcome to Deaf Chipmunk's homeThis is my first vlog!DavidDeaf Resources [...]
Tue, Mar 06 2007
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