29
Sep
2006

Rethinking the Sign for Therapy

Another Vlog from ASC: Sharon Duchesneau shares her perspective on the potential negative implications of the ASL sign for “therapy” or “counseling”. ASC would like to know your thoughts on an alternative sign, borrowed from other countries. To cite: Duchesneau, S. (2006, September 29). Rethinking the Sign for Therapy. ASC on the Couch. Retrieved September 29, 2006, from http://www.ascdeaf.com/blog/?p=232

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19
Sep
2006

Deafhood and Feminism

ASC’s First Vlog: In response to many requests from our readers, we decided to post our first vlog attempt today. What are some parallels between Deafhood and Feminism? Check out this vlog to learn more. To cite: McCullough, C. (2006, September 19). Deafhood and Feminism. ASC on the Couch. Retrieved September 19, 2006, from http://www.ascdeaf.com/blog/?p=202 Don’t Miss Any ASC Posts: …

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26
Jul
2006

Til Domestic Violence Do Us Part: A Promising Deaf Film

Domestic Violence in the Deaf Community: There’s a good chance that someone you know is a victim of domestic violence. Approximately 28% of all violence directed toward women is done by their partners and this includes physical, sexual, emotional, verbal, and financial abuse. Spreading the word about domestic violence in the Deaf community, however, is not always an easy task. …

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25
Jul
2006

Gardening as Therapy

Green Thumbs Up for Mental Health Benefits: When many people think of therapy, they are likely to imagine a therapist and client having a conversation while sitting across from each other in an office. While this is probably the most common scenario, there are, in fact, many other types of therapy that have been shown to have just as many …

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21
Jul
2006

Fly the Friendly Skies?

No Boarding Pass for You: If you’re a Deaf traveler flying on your own in Thailand anytime soon, Thai AirAsia will not let you aboard. Just this week, the airline announced that anyone who is Deaf, blind, or has a disability cannot fly unaccompanied on any of its planes within the country. Officials explained that because they are a budget …

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12
Jun
2006

Implicit Associations

The Stoop Effect in Our Daily Lives: Thinking about interference (see Stroop Effect post on June 9th) and what it really means for us in our everyday lives. Jules made a good point in the comments section, noting that it can be hard to look past our first impressions sometimes and that we often need to remind ourselves to pay …

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