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“What did you say, Dude?”
Voice of the Valley
When you inform them you are hard of hearing, the usual response is, “I'm sorry,” and they raise their voice for the next few words but then return to their usual way of speaking. For most, this is not deliberate – it's just habit. Once, when I was ...
Study examines how mobile technology might support deaf, hard-of-hearing ...
A small, pilot study is examining how mobile technology might support deaf and hard-of-hearing college students when an interpreter can't physically be present at the time the services are requested. The University of Cincinnati research will be ...
Illinois State University Stories
Alumna pursues her passion as a deaf educator
Illinois State University Stories
For most teenagers, a summer spent as a lifeguard and swim instructor is as close to a dream job as you can get. Molly Herman '05, '07, M.S.E. '09 was looking to earn a little money for college and relax in a bathing suit with friends when she took her ...
Politically tone-deaf Morsi has over-played his hand
In the 12 months since Mohammed Morsi won Egypt's first democratic election, the anti-government camp in the country has expanded enormously, and now it threatens to overwhelm his presidency. Less than two weeks from now, on Sunday, June 30, the ...
New Governor Is a Shock to Some Inside EgyptNew York Times
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Old, deaf and blind … and fitting in nicely
DUBAI // Sydney the dog is deaf and blind, but you wouldn't notice it at first. Her resilience and coping skills make her the most low-maintenance dog of the six in her new home in Al Barsha. In a pink collar and scarf, the mixed-breed mutt hardly ever ...
Drama Mamas: Being deaf and raiding
To begin with, I'm a male deaf gamer. I've been very blessed with great support systems in all areas of my life and have made friends both on and offline who have been extremely supportive of everything that I do. But I'll also be the first to tell you ...
Paul Cripps and Domani Peir open Deaf Lounge in Tottenham for both deaf and ... - Haringey Independent
Paul Cripps and Domani Peir open Deaf Lounge in Tottenham for both deaf and ...
A new bar for deaf people comes complete with staff that can sign and a sound system which lets people feel the vibrations of the music. Paul Cripps, of Edmonton, has been deaf since birth and is the co-owner of the Deaf Lounge, in Seven Sisters Road, ...
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Hot jobs: Signs show growth in careers for interpreters
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Ladson is an associate interpreter at Rochester Institute of Technology, his first job after graduating there in 2008 with a bachelor's in American Sign Language and Interpreting Education. More than 1,300 deaf and hard-of-hearing students attend RIT ...
Sign language a new trick for old dogs
The Spokesman Review
Because dogs stand on their four feet, not having anything like hands available to make signs, the K9Signs have to differ quite a bit from American Sign Language. K9Signs are relatively few and simple. Foods are indicated by movement of the front left leg.
BGU students organize party for deaf children
Students at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev will hold a fund-raising party on Monday to benefit the MICHA organization, which dedicates itself to assisting and rehabilitating Israeli children and infants with hearing impairments. The party, which ...
The Arkansas School for the Deaf is
Arkansas Online (subscription)
•Certified Masters Teacher — (1) position - Teach Elementary students and implement Common Core State Standards while following IEPs. Must hold an Arkansas teaching license in the subject area, hold a reciprocal license from another state or be ...
Deaf rapper Sean Forbes brings music and message to White's Bar in Saginaw
Bay City Times
Forbes: When my parents found out that I was deaf, they didn't say, “Oh no, how can we share the one thing that we're truly passionate about with him?” They actually turned the volume up. I grew up feeling the music. My parents and my Uncle Denny ...
Cumberland Regional High School senior, born nearly deaf, looks forward to ... - The Bridgeton News - NJ.com
Cumberland Regional High School senior, born nearly deaf, looks forward to ...
The Bridgeton News - NJ.com
Sprenger's family made the difficult decision to get her a cochlear implant when she was a young child despite some controversy in the deaf community over the procedure, said. Tammy Lloyd, a guidance counselor at CRHS and family member of Sprenger.
Couple teaching deaf dog sign language
Lancaster Eagle Gazette
TOLEDO — You can't tell by looking at Rudi that she's different from any other dog. The energetic young pit bull-mix loves to play and loves the attention of her owner, Angi Holt-Parks, of Toledo. However, Rudi has a disability: She's deaf. Holt-Parks ...
Ohio couple teaching deaf dog sign languageSandusky Register
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Ohio couple teaching deaf dog sign language
Holt-Parks and her husband, Don, are learning American Sign Language — the same used by and with deaf people — and teaching it to the dog to communicate with her. So far, she has learned the hand signals for "potty," ''no," ''good girl," ''love," and ...
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Maureen Nolan in quest to find heroes among hard-of-hearing
Singing star and actress Maureen Nolan is launching a UK-wide campaign to find people who are hard of hearing and have triumphed over adversity – and is bringing the search to Ilkley. Maureen has teamed up with Specsavers hearing centre in Ilkley to ...
Freetown teen Goulart, 17, serving as sign language ambassador to school for ... - Fall River Herald News
Freetown teen Goulart, 17, serving as sign language ambassador to school for ...
Fall River Herald News
Sara Goulart and two other Massachusetts high school students share something that no other American high school students can claim — they are all American Sign Language student ambassadors to China. Goulart, 17, is deaf in her right ear and has ...
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