Voice, Sign, Type: The Lively Communication Dance

Haben Girma, Treshelle Edmond, and Carmen LoBue are smiling and leaning in for the camera. Haben holds up the sign for “I Love You” in American Sign Language. Photo by Treshelle Edmond.

My friend Treshelle Edmond is a Deaf actress and phenomenal communicator. We met up after her performance in “Children of a Lesser God,” now playing on Broadway. The play spotlights Deaf culture, and many Deaf actors, directors, and community members contributed to the show’s success. Treshelle introduced me to her friends. One after another, each … Read more