Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Around the Web Wednesday

I really enjoyed this article about Ann Clare LeZotte, a deaf librarian who works in Gainesville, Florida. She has written a book for deaf and hard of hearing children called Here Comes Julie Jack! and hopes to make it a series. I can tell you, just from reading the description of the book in the article, I would have loved it as a child.

Speaking of libraries - it's not deafness-related, but have you seen this article: 13 Things You Pay For That Your Library Has For Free? The library I work for has all of these and more. Check your local library out!

Researchers at the University of Southampton in the UK have received a grant to explore ways to make music more enjoyable for people with cochlear implants. According to the article, "Through a series of innovative music workshops, in conjunction with Southampton Community Music Project (SoCo), this project will explore aspects of music that can be appreciated by cochlear implant users through a variety of listening, computer-based and practical activities."

A funny story about an interesting subway ride from the blog Life is About Creating Yourself.

And your video for this Wednesday... Alabama's "Angels Among Us" (no subtitles, but here are the lyrics). I happened to be watching this video the other day and noticed the signing at one point:

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