ASL Documentaries

A collection of American Sign Language (ASL) interpreted radio documentaries, produced with support from the Broadcasting Accessibility Fund.

ASL Documentaries

  • Being Jacqueline Transitioning

    Tuesday June 28, 2016

    'I want to be a woman': Canadian senior asks wife for help transitioning to female

    After almost 40 years of marriage, a couple's bond is tested when a long-kept secret comes to light. Today, we bring you the story of change, of a raw reality that at first triggered confusion and anger but also exposed fierce loyalty and enduring love.

    Posted: Jun 28, 2016 8:08 AM ET
    Last Updated: Aug 19, 2016 3:16 PM ET
    Listen 18:42
  • Goldman - Alessandra and baby Samuel

    Monday April 18, 2016

    The Current Zika's Ground Zero: Brazil hits 4,000 suspected Zika-related cases of birth defects

    In Brazil, children born with microcephaly continue to rise. In an effort to understand ongoing effects of Zika, the CBC's Dr. Brian Goldman travelled to the front lines to meet the families affected by the disease, the doctors trying to help and those trying to stop it.

    Posted: Apr 18, 2016 8:20 AM ET
    Last Updated: Aug 19, 2016 1:55 PM ET
    Listen 49:49
  • Mexico US border

    Wednesday February 11, 2015

    Gone with a Trace: The story of lost items on the US/Mexico border

    Many objects have been found in the no man's land along the U.S border. .. the only trace of the thousands who take the smugglers routes to what they hope is a better life. Two men turned those pieces of other people's lives into an art and soundscape in today's documentary.

    Posted: Feb 11, 2015 12:17 PM ET
    Last Updated: Feb 25, 2015 12:10 PM ET
    Listen 25:00
  • deaf-jam-seanstage-feature

    Monday January 05, 2015

    Deaf musicians shatter myths about hearing impairments and sound

    Little is known or understood about deaf musicians. Today, we bring you the documentary "Deaf Jam" with an American Sign Language interpreted version online.

    Posted: Jan 05, 2015 12:00 AM ET
    Last Updated: Aug 19, 2016 2:03 PM ET