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Developed with the help of speech and language experts, these programs teach parents how to sign with their babies and encourage early communication. Babies naturally use a combination of gestures and sounds as part of typical speech development. ...Read More

Science Nation
Episode 148
3 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12

Experts say learning sign language is on par with an English speaker trying to learn Japanese. It’s not easy. And for this reason about 75% of hearing parents can't sign fluently to their deaf children. Thad Starner, director of the Contextual Com...Read More

15 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12

Deaf individuals share how their opinions about Sign Writing, a system for writing in sign language, have changed from negative to favorable. They also express their hopes for the future. Valerie Sutton, inventor of Sign Writing, relates how sh...Read More

12 minutes
Grade Level: 10 - 12

Lists the steps that a job seeker needs to complete when preparing for a job search. Includes completing a self-assessment, developing networking skills, and using a variety of resources for finding job leads. Covers using key industry words durin...Read More

16 minutes
Grade Level: PT/TT -

Inspired by the events in Iraq 2003, this program was developed to introduce war signs to interpreters for the deaf and to the deaf community. Join Gallaudet graduate Connie Salvador as she demonstrates over 50 war-related signs and gives example...Read More

1 hour 0 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12

Ella Mae Lentz, a well-known deaf poet, signs her most memorable poems. This collection of her work traces the development of her poetic style, beginning with her original works in written English, which were later translated into ASL, and contin...Read More

34 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12

Shares the experiences of several families who have struggled to love and care for children who are at various points on the spectrum of autism. Teaches about the symptoms which first alerted families to the possibility of a developmental disorder...Read More

Science Nation
Episode 101
3 minutes
Grade Level: 10 - 12

There are only a few procedures that can detect very early signs of cancer. Those that do are often invasive, expensive, and uncomfortable. With support from the National Science Foundation, Vadim Backman of Northwestern University is developing ...Read More

Science Nation
Episode 11
4 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12

The Nanosystems Engineering Research Center (NERC) for Advanced Systems of Integrated Sensors and Technologies (ASSIST) at North Carolina State University is developing technology that will alert someone when air pollution is about to take its tol...Read More

My:24
Episode 2
13 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12

Coen was born with cystic fibrosis and later developed diabetes. Due to the damage to his lungs, Coen received a double lung transplant at age 15. He is now able to enjoy snorkeling, jet-skiing, and swimming. Today Coen is raising awareness to pot...Read More

29 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12

Personal body image develops during the teen years and greatly affects people for the rest of their lives. False visual information about body shape distorts teens' self-perception. This frequently leads to anorexia, steroid use, or drug abuse. ...Read More

4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn't Hear About This Week
Episode 23
3 minutes
Grade Level: 10 - 12

Iridium is a rare element used to light up cell phones and TVs. However, researchers have found a way to use a more common element to power electrical devices: copper. Researchers are also developing a better treatment for osteoarthritis through n...Read More

16 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12

As a direct result of poor diet, sedentary lifestyle, and obesity, Type 2 diabetes has become a serious health risk for many teens. Presents the medical facts about diabetes; the differences between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes; the risk factors for...Read More