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#whyisign featured on The Daily Moth

#whyisign featured on The Daily Moth

March 13 – 15, 2016 #whyisign campaign

You are invited to join #whyisign on Facebook  & be sure to LIKE our page and don’t forget to come FOLLOW us on Twitter … and Instagram

TELL us … tell the WORLD … Why YOU Sign !

Be sure to hashtag  #whyisign and #askmewhyisign in all your posts even on Youtube we want to see YOU!  Let’s get trending!

Purchase YOUR #whyisign t-shirt  HERE

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Stacy Abrams invites YOU to join #whyisign trending campaign

March 13 – 15, 2016

Come join us on Facebook  & be sure to LIKE our page and don’t forget to come FOLLOW us on Twitter … and on Instagram

TELL us … tell the WORLD … Why YOU Sign !

Be sure to hashtag  #whyisign and #askmewhyisign in all your posts even on Youtube we want to see YOU!  Let’s get trending!

Purchase YOUR #whyisign t-shirt  HERE

Why did John learn sign?

Here is the answer …..

 

Father & Daughter

Unimodel Bilingual

Thank you, the Parker-Lindeberg Family for sharing your story! Continue to spread the love of unimodal bimodal signing with your family! smile emoticon

For deaf blinds (and non-signers) here is a translation from ASL in the video to written English:
A man, black shirt, and woman, colorful patterned sweater, are sitting together. Picture of cityscape in background.

W: Why… it’s on!
M: That. I’m not sure why, need to discuss.
W: Because Deaf? Or?
M: No. Why? WhyISign?
W: Why?
M: That.. ehm. (Point at woman). You use ASL?
W: Yes. ASL. (Laughing). Let’s do it again.
M: I use norsk tegnspråk (Norwegian Sign Language). And.. That means..
W: Our son!
M: Yes, we give him two languages. Yes..
W: Called? Name, he signs it. (Point at man).
M: Unimodal Bilingual.
W: Means something new. What does it mean?
M: It mean using two sign languages. They are the same. Not one sign language and one oral language, they are different. Sign and sign are the same.
W: We give them two to our son. 200 percent. Fluent.
M: Why 200 percent? How? ASL gives 100 percent access to language. Norsk tegnspråk gives 100 percent access to language. 100 plus 100 is 200.
The woman start dancing, the man waves goodbye, both smiling.

(Not said in video; unimodal bilingual is supposed to be different from bimodal bilingual. Bimodal means two different language modes, the one being a sign language and the other an oral language.)

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Invitation from Rosa Lee

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A Father & his Son

Communicating is key in relationships.  Here is what Nick said about why he signs,

“So I am really really proud of him for everything he does, sports, he is smart he does lots of different things and it is really important to me that I communicate with him because he is my son! Right? He is a huge part of my life. He is an amazing boy. Its really important to me that I sign and communicate with him as he grows. I see many many “why I sign videos” but I don’t see many from fathers that are signing and communicating. Why? I don’t know. I really want to see videos from fathers. Fathers it is really important to communicate with your sons and daughters. So I know you are there but I haven’t seen you yet. I want to see more fathers videos. I really support you as fathers and men to sign and communicate with your kids.”

 

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