Posts Tagged ‘disability’

Singing in Sign

Singing in Sign

Imagine songs with lyrics but without words. Imagine sign language songs. Some advocates of sign language songs think they are a great way to bring the deaf and the hearing together and promote mutual understanding in a fun manner. But reality seems far more complicated. Varsity finds out why.

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Veggie Dining for a Cause

Veggie Dining for a Cause

Happy Veggies is a restaurant that serves up healthy, vegetarian fare while providing an opportunity for the deaf and hearing-impaired to work alongside hearing colleagues.

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Sensing Cinema

Sensing Cinema

Cinema is an experience of sound and vision but that doesn’t mean the blind and deaf can’t enjoy it too. As Varsity learns, audio descriptions can bring the cinema-going experience alive for the blind. While subtitles that go beyond dialogue to descriptions of other sounds in a film enrich cinema for the deaf.

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