Giving Feedback for ASL—and Making It Count

Giving Feedback for ASL—and Making It Count

GoReact was specifically created for giving feedback. When you first saw GoReact’s feedback abilities—and the fact that it was time-coded/embedded within student videos AND could be given in ASL—you were excited, right? But providing targeted feedback takes a lot of...
Life as a Coda: An Interview with Ku Mei Kern

Life as a Coda: An Interview with Ku Mei Kern

A coda (child of a deaf adult) is someone who was raised by one or more deaf parents. As hearing people deeply entrenched in the Deaf community, children of deaf adults are in a unique situation. But what is it actually like to grow up with deaf parents?  “At four...
Happy National ASL Day!

Happy National ASL Day!

Every year on April 15, everyone groans about filing their taxes. But thankfully there’s a much better occasion we can celebrate today: National ASL Day in the United States! Deaf and hard-of-hearing people have used American Sign Language since the early 1800s, but...
How One Deaf Medical Student Overcame All Odds

How One Deaf Medical Student Overcame All Odds

There’s nothing quite like watching a friend in the Deaf community achieve their dreams. But when that person is your own brother? That feeling is ten times better. I recently had the chance to interview my incredible brother Dr. Zachary Featherstone about his journey...