Rabu, 26 September 2012

Aidan Mack Hosts Talk Show For The Deaf

Westchester Newsday - Croton woman hosts talk show for the Deaf.

Television is a visual medium, but most talk shows just aren’t the same on mute. One Croton-on-Hudson woman is turning the traditional interview format on its head by telling her guests to talk with their hands.

Independent producer Aidan Mack has teamed up with White Plains Community Media (WPCM) to produce “The Aidan Mack Show,” in which Mack interviews guests exclusively in American Sign Language. The show will be one of the first of its kind designed specifically for Deaf audiences.

“I realized that I wanted to reach a larger audience, the hearing community, and work with them to become more comfortable interacting with Deaf people, regardless of language differences,” she said. “At the same time, I also want to dispel the misconceptions and myths about Deaf people, and show that Deaf people do live normal lives like everyone else.”

Read more: http://newyork.newsday.com/westchester/westchester-now-1.3784383/croton-woman-hosts-talk-show-for-the-deaf-1.4037650

The Aidan Mack Show:

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/theAidanMackshow

Visit http://wpcommunitymedia.org/community/the-aidan-mack-show for more information.

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