Important Links


Local DC/MD/VA Stuff
Deaf Links
Sign Comp-Ling Links
Educational Links
Business Links
Language Links


Deaf Links


DC Deaf Stuff
Relay Services and Directories
Pagers and Other Communications Stuff
Movies & Captioning Stuff
Other Deaf Stuff
Deaf Mags
SHHH & HOH Stuff


Sign Comp-Ling Links


Sign Language Computational Linguists
American Sign Language Stuff
International Sign Language Stuff
Computational Linguistics Stuff


Educational Links


Resources and References
School Stuff
Book Stuff


Business Links


Deaf Financial Stuff
Other Financial Stuff
Potential Deaf Jobs
Other Job Search Resources
Computational Linguistics Job Search
COBOL Stuff


Language Links


Spanish Stuff
Spanish/English Machine Translation
Peru and Embassy Stuff
Farsi and Iranian Stuff


Local DC/MD/VA Stuff


DC Metro Transportation System
Day Spas in DC from About
Fairfax Fairs
MarketProShows



DC Deaf Stuff


Jamie Berke's "There's more to DC than Gallaudet" article
Baltimore Deaf Happy Hour
NOVA WEST Silent Supper
Northern VA Resource Center (NVRC)
Northern VA Sign Language Club (NVSLC)
VA Association of the Deaf (VAD)
Deaf and Hard of Hearing in Government Organization (DHHIG)



Relay Services and Directories


Sprint Video Relay Service
Sprint Relay Online Service
Hamilton Relay Online Service
CSD VRS
Sorenson VRS
World-wide Deaf Email Directory
Country Calling Codes
DocuSearch Free Lookups
What is my IP?



Pagers and Other Communications Stuff


MetroCall Web Pager
Motient Web Pager
DeafPager.com
E-Fax with personal phone numbers



Movies & Captioning Stuff


Insight Cinema is replacing Tripod
Captioned Media Program
National Captioning Institute
NIH outdoor film festival
NIH Science in the Cinema
Specially Priced Tickets for Kennedy Center performances
One Day TV, a video production and TV broadcasting business focused on Deaf Culture
Petition Online for Close Captions in Movie Theaters



Other Deaf Stuff


Deaf World: The largest listing of deaf web sites I have ever seen
The PEPNet links page is excellent.
Deaf Match International dating service
ASL Singles site
Deaf Match
Find Deaf Friends
Deaf Olympics
Deaf Latino Net
Welcome to DeafChat.com
Deaf Coffee events
All Deaf forum
Link to sign up for Jamie Berke's newsletter on deafness.about.com
Deaf Network by Grant Laird Jr
Deaf Spot Net
Deaf Nation



Deaf Mags


Gally News, including links to "On the Green" and "Gallaudet Today" mags
Gally's Daily Jolt
Buck Naked Bison, an irreverent Gally mag
The Buff and Blue
Deaf Newspaper
Deaf Today Newsletter
Deaf Life Mag



SHHH & HOH Stuff


SHHH Montgomery County MD
SHHH National
IFHOH site



Sign Language Computational Linguists


Eleni Koutso's Beyond Hearing webpage
Electrical Engineer Jose Hernandez Rebollar's Acceleglove NBC4 article
The Wired News article about Jose's glove: Glove Won't Speak for the Deaf
Sign Computational Linguist Don E. Newkirk's web page on SignFont
Nancy Frishberg's Other Program
Deaf Sign Computational Linguist Paulo Barthelmess' web site
Sign Computational Linguist Ronnie Wilber's NSF grant for ASL Machine Translation
Books by Some of the Sign Computational Linguists listed above



American Sign Language Stuff


ASL Browser and Personal Communicator
ASL Linguist Karen Kemmorey's web page
Sign Language Linguist James MacFarlane's web page
Workshop on Natural Language Processing of Minority Languages, including specific minority languages as sign languages, with few computational linguistic resources June 11-14, 2003 in France
Sherman Wilcox is the chair of the Linguistics Program at the University of New Mexico
VRML-based Representations of ASL Fingerspelling on the World-Wide Web (the actual paper)
Seamless Solutions/Vcom3d Web Page
Sign Writing Site
www.handspeak.com has a sign a day feature
Sign Hear Communication Center
Jamie Berke's review of online sign language dictionaries



International Sign Language Stuff


Cree Hand Signals
Jamie Berke's links page on international sign language
International Bibliography of Sign Language
Language and Gesture
Listing of sign language linguistics books and foreign sign language books for sale
TerraLingua's article on Deaf Human Rights to their sign languages
SIL's comprehensive listing of both spoken and signed minority languages of the world
A Mexican Sign Language to ASL Translator product available at the Institute for Disabilities Research and Training
Ireland-based English to sign language translation system called Zardoz by Tony Veale and Alan Conway (pdf)
Tessa demo, a virtual human using British Sign Language
3D animations of Virtual Signs use Macromedia Shockwave to work (from the Netherlands)
so-qiwoa-l sign language computational linguistics listserv



Computational Linguistics Stuff


Ph.D scholarship in Dublin, Ireland for Comp Ling and Computer Assisted Language Learning
Hermit Crab Parsing Engine
Computational Linguist Douglas E. Appelt
www.TESOL.net comp-ling links and more!
Coding Linguistics Analysis
Computational Ling PhD White Rose Studentship



Resources and References


Opt out of marketing email lists
Extreme Searcher's link to all search engines
SearchEngineWatch.com
ScrubTheWeb evaluates your web page to see if it is search engine friendly
Software Driver Guide
A Better HTML Guide!
The Best HTML Guide Found So Far



School Stuff


US. Dept of Ed Pin Web Site
FAFSA site
International Student Loans



Book Stuff


Adler Books wants writers for their Outwitting series
Listing of Online Publishers
I found Book Nook in College Park on this listing of MD used bookstores



Deaf Financial Stuff


Deaf Stock Broker
Deaf Mall Net
Deaf Crazy Tech Web Hosting
DeafNetWork is the same site as Crazy Tech and is hosted by Grant Laird Jr
Gimmee Jimmy's Cookies, a Deaf business



Other Financial Stuff


Canadian Diamond Trader Marketing Program
Exchange Rates
Funding Sources
The Better Business Bureau
The Pros and Cons of 529 College Savings Plan
Working While Disabled—How We Can Help
DC VR
Things We Buy website
Sell your used textbooks at eCampus.com



Potential Deaf Jobs


TCS has deaf pres. (IT jobs)
Macfadden & Ass. has deaf pres. (IT jobs)
DeafTek has job opportunities listed
HireDeaf.com has 10,140 registered deaf people in their database as of 8/21/02
Deaf Library has a listing of Deaf Owned Business near the bottom



Other Job Search Resources


Higher Education Jobs
Career Tips Site
Dice.com (online high tech job listing)
DC registry of IT companies and computer groups
Top 100 commercial companies for government work
BrassRing job fairs
The ultimate job resource!
www.dcpages.com/Employment Section
Georgetown University Career Web page



Computational Linguistics Job Search


Where to work in comp-ling? Industry or Academia
Applications Technology, where Erik Peterson works
Primus bought out AnswerLogic, Inc.
TAC Jobs
SRI Jobs
Raytheon Jobs
Mitre Jobs
Nstein Jobs (Montreal)
LinguistList listing of both linguistics and computational linguistics jobs in both academia and commercial companies
Newsletter containing info about computational linguistics jobs
Stanford University computational linguistics job listings
ilovelanguages.com job listings
Intelligence Careers had both linguistics and ASL selections in their resume submittal process
Center for Applied Linguistics ERIC clearing house



COBOL Stuff


dc.computerwork.com had COBOL and computational linguistics job listings
COBOL Survey
AlgoMod Technologies Corp based in NY is claimed to have a DC office and lots of COBOL jobs



Spanish Stuff


El Pregonero, DC Latino newspaper
Spanish Quizes
Spanish Proficiency Test
Don Quijote web site has Spanish level testing as well
Study Spanish web page
TecLatino Business site
A book on Spanish linguistic research in US
A book on Spanish linguistics
A book on Spanish Phonetics
A book on Spanish linguistics written in Spanish
International Center for Language Studies has ESL & Spanish classes
parasordos.com is a Spanish Deaf web site
This Señas Libres Group hosted the Deaf Festival in Mexico City May 30 - June 2, 2002
Latino network that Eugenio Mendoza uses to get Yahoo Messenger on his pager



Spanish/English Machine Translation


World Lingo Online Translator
Voycabulary has dictionaries, thesaurus, and translation choices
Dictionary Translations
babelfish.yahoo.com
www.systranlinks.com
www.freetranslation.com with quizes



Peru and Embassy Stuff


Deaf Peruvians/Peruaños Sordos
El Comercio Peru newspaper
Espreso, another Peruvian newspaper
Embassy Search Engine
Learning Spanish school in Lima with lots of Peruvian links
US. Dept of State
Travisa
Talking South American: Conversational dos and don'ts to keep the talk flowing



Farsi and Iranian Stuff


Jamie Berke's Deafness in Iran article
Iranian Newspapers
This site has a Persian Word of the Day feature
Farsi/English Translation with Farsi keyboard
English/Persian Bi-lingual Web site
Farsi Word Processing Ads at Lingua
Shareware Farsi Word Processor
Iranian Iearning site
Iran Language Institute
Private ELI in Iran
Shokouh EFL in Iran
Iran Embassy under the Pakistan Embassy
Zoroastrian Archives
Al Hannah sells Muslim clothing in CT