Category Archives: American Sign Language

One week left to bid in DCI’s Online Auction!

Bid on these terrific items by March 31! To support its 2017 Scholarship Fund, Deaf Camps, Inc. is holding its first-ever Online Auction from March 1 to March 31.  Check out the many handmade items, travel packages, gift certificates, and event tickets … Continue reading

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Cool Stuff in DCI’s Online Auction!

I’m thrilled to be supporting the latest fundraising effort for Deaf Camps, Inc., a nonprofit I have volunteered with for the last 15 years. To support its 2017 Scholarship Fund, Deaf Camps, Inc. is holding its first-ever Online Auction from March … Continue reading

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An Epic Event for an Epic Book

There is not a word in the language of the gods to describe how grateful I am to everyone who came to last night’s Sword and Verse Gala to benefit Deaf Camps, Inc.  I got to celebrate the launch of my debut … Continue reading

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ASL Interview

I’ve been fortunate to participate in lots of great interviews about Sword and Verse in the pas few weeks, but this is my favorite!  That’s because it was conducted by Ruth Lehrer, a fellow American Sign Language interpreter and the … Continue reading

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Libraries and Camps and Bookcart Drill Teams: The Long Twisty Journey from There to Here

Dawn Babb Prochovnic, author of the “Story Time with Signs and Rhymes” series, was kind enough to interview me on her blog about Little Hands and Big Hands and signing with children: An Interview with Kathy MacMillan I initially entitled … Continue reading

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10 Things Writers Need to Know About American Sign Language and Deaf Culture

I love the movie Jerry Maguire – except for one scene that always makes me want to throw something.  It’s the one where Dorothy (Renee Zellweger) and Jerry (Tom Cruise) see two deaf people signing, and Dorothy says, “My favorite … Continue reading

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