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My Silent Home in the World


The first time was at a coffee shop in the Old Jaffa port of Israel. There is a deaf-and-blind theater company there, and next door a coffee shop staffed entirely by deaf employees raises money for the theater. There are laminated menus there that show basic signs in Hebrew Sign Language.When our waitress came over, I immediately began chatting away in my native language, American Sign Language (ASL). Continue Reading

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