Although Americans tourists are banned from entering the country, I went under the journalism category.
It's only an hour flight, Cuban visa can be bought during check-in at the airline counter before departure, just don't forget your passport. I exchanged dollars into their convertible  (CUC) pesos upon arrival. I stayed at an hostel next to the baseball stadium. I focused on videotaping their culture alone rather than being somewhat biased traveling group with their hectic schedule. One day took a Soviet era Lada taxi to outskirts of Havana to visit a Deaf school. They asked me what we Deaf Americans do with our obsolete TTY as we are using VP nowadays, hopefully some organizations will donate those equipment. I felt like was blasted into the past, surrounded by all those vintage automobiles.
 

2019-11-21

Cued Speech Myth

Commentary: Cued Speech original purpose was to teach speech to preschool Deaf children using it as a visual aid making it easier to lipread and it was only suppose to be temporary until they are immerse into an ASL environment at the elementary level. It was never intended to be a mode of communication, but somehow it backfired when an audist changes its philosophy. 

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