Deaf Echo has started collecting resources, information, and tips on how to help deaf communities and deaf people in Japan. Most recently, The Nippon Foundation has set up a donations page. Please visit our continually-updated page for more information.
In August, a group of Gallaudet University alumni, staff members, and supporters traveled to Port-au-Prince to work with deaf and hard of hearing survivors of the earthquake. I traveled with them, as a reporter for the university. During the week-long effort, from August 5 to 12, the group helped to address problems facing deaf people and their families in a tent community in Port-au-Prince, and made connections with others who [...]