The Language of Light: A History of Silent Voices

Book Review: The Language of Light: A History of Silent Voices (2017) by Gerald Shea Yale University Press. New Haven. This is a history of sign language, “the language of light” and how Deaf people have fought for centuries for the right to use their language. The controversy of signing versus oralism has existed for […]

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Caught in the Web of Parole

By Jean F. Andrews For many Deaf individuals the parole process is a complex web. And for those Deaf persons who have poor English and sign skills and are not aware of their Constitutional Rights, the stakes are particularly high. What creates this web of confusion? For one, the rules and regulations of the parole […]

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