De’VIA Sound

Curiously, despite the fact that Deaf people can not hear like the majority culture does, many De’VIA artists choose musical symbols to illustrate how ASL is like visual music to the eyes and/or use art to try to give a visual representation of what sound means to them.

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This was made possible through the support of the National Association of the Deaf (NAD) and the National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID).