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Talking Hands: What Sign Language Reveals about the Mind by Margalit Fox

Talking Hands: What Sign Language Reveals about the Mind by Margalit Fox

February 3, 2015
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[EDITOR'S NOTE: This book was mentioned in a blog post]

Talking Hands: What Sign Language Reveals about the Mind by Margalit Fox. “In a remote village (in northern Israel) where everyone speaks sign language, scientists are discovering the essential ingredients of all human language—and uncovering the workings of the human mind.” Too much technical information about linguistics, but the stories about the village

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"Chicken Soup for the Jewish Deafblind Soul" Shabbaton - Maryland, June 12-14

 4th Deafblind Shabbaton

The fourth Deafblind Shabbaton "Chicken Soup for the Jewish Deafblind Soul" will be held over at Pearlstone Retreat Center in Reistertown, MD. during weekend of Friday, June 12 to Sunday, June 14th.

This event is being publicized as a "fully accessible opportunity for Jews of all backgrounds living with dual hearing and vision loss to experience Sabbath together."

They say delicious, certified-Kosher meals will be served. Workshops and activities including cooking, dancing and farm activities.

SSPs and interpreters will be provided as well as Braille and large print materials. Spuses are welcome to participate. Transportation will be provided from the camp on Friday by request.

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Registration includes accomodations, meals and programs.

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