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Melissa Malzkuhn Named One of 20 Inaugural Fellows of the Obama Foundation Fellowship

VL2 is proud to announce that our Motion Light Lab Founder & Creative Director Melissa Malzkuhn is one of only 20 leaders selected in the world for the Obama Foundation Fellowship! Melissa and her team are designing digital tools to give deaf children equ…
Melissa Malzkuhn has been named as one of only 20 inaugural Fellows for the inaugural Obama Foundation Fellowship. Over 20,000 people from 191 countries applied and from that pool… http://vl2.gallaudet.edu/news/announcements/melissa-malzkuhn-obama-foundation-fellowship/

Action & Brain Lab

The Action & Brain Lab investigates how sign language experience impacts spatial processing, and how action-related and language-related brain systems interact with one another in the context of sign language.
The Action & Brain Lab (ABL) investigates the neural substrates of action perception related to visual language and visual learning. ABL was founded by Dr. Lorna Quandt in early 2… http://vl2.gallaudet.edu/labs/brain-and-language-lab-2/

The Adorable Robot That’s Helping Deaf Children Communicate

WIRED features a video and print story about the Robot AVatar thermal-Enhanced (RAVE) learning tool prototype developed by Dr. Laura-Ann Petitto and a team at Gallaudet University in collaboration with Yale, the University of Southern California, and Ital…
Click here to view the corresponding video story.  The Wide-Eyed Robot Teaching Deaf Children To Communicate THIS KID DOESN’T know it, but he’s kind of a big deal. Sitting in … http://vl2.gallaudet.edu/news/vl2-news/wired-article/

Could A Robot Help Your Child Learn A Language?

Award-winning journalist Kate Sheridan interviews Dr. Laura-Ann Petitto to discuss the latest scientific discoveries about the Robot Avatar Thermal-Enhanced prototype (RAVE) learning tool prototype. Dr. Petitto is the lead researcher of RAVE and an educat…
http://vl2.gallaudet.edu/news/vl2-news/rave-newsweek/