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USA

News | NBC4 Washington - 20 Dec 2013

90-Year-Old Woman Fatally Struck by Car While Walking Dog in Southwest D.C.

A 90-year-old woman fatally struck by a car while walking her dog in Southwest D.C. Wednesday has been...

USA

News | Examiner.com - 17 Dec 2013

Little girl sign language: Parents get loving surprise from daughter

Little girl sign language: A five-year-old girl has become famous for her thoughtful gesture during her...

USA

News | NAD News - 17 Dec 2013

Jenny Buechner Appointed to the NAD Board

The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the selection of...

GBR

News | stv.tv - 17 Dec 2013

Tourist attractions failing people with hearing loss says charity

Several of Scotland's major tourist attractions are failing to cater for the needs of people with hearing...

USA

News | The Verge - 16 Dec 2013

SNL lampoons Obama selfie, state surveillance, and Mandela memorial's sign ...

Last night, Saturday Night Live poked fun at the president's impromptu portrait with Danish prime minister...

USA

News | Aurora Beacon News - 16 Dec 2013

Aurora Noon Lions Club offers Santa visit for hearing impaired

Kids around the world have been visiting Santa during the past few weeks, hoping their Christmas wishes...

USA

News | Arizona Daily Star - 16 Dec 2013

Former administrator at School for the Deaf and the Blind sues for retaliation

A former employee of the Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind is suing the school, claiming...

USA

News | KTLA - 16 Dec 2013

Deaf Man Hears Daughter Sing for First Time

Thanks to new technology, a father who has been deaf for more than 50 years was finally able to hear...

USA

Commentary | PLoS Blogs (blog) - 16 Dec 2013

Insights into Coping with Hearing Impairment within Post-Secondary Education

Previously, I discussed five principles for communicating with hearing-impaired individuals. Now that...

GER

News | Westdeutsche Zeitung - 16 Dec 2013

Integration in the company: Good experience with people with disabilities [Integration im Unternehmen: Gute Erfahrungen mit Behinderten]

By Klaus pills The LVR has won for the second time as "disabled-friendly employer" Alstom Grid. Mönchengladbach....

USA

News | Kansas City Star - 16 Dec 2013

Deaf people and a Kansas congressman? Yes, it's funny

But Yoder deserves some praise for his efforts to reach out to the deaf community, as long as his policies...

USA

News | MSN - 16 Dec 2013

Relative: Mandela signer in group that burned men

A cousin of Thamsanqa Jantjie said the sign language interpreter was among a group of people who accosted...

FRA

News | Jactiv - 16 Dec 2013

Morocco, Thomas gives a smile deaf children [Au Maroc, Thomas redonne le sourire aux enfants sourds]

This student school audioprosthesis left in June humanitarian mission to Morocco to pair deaf children....

CAN

Entertainment | CTV News - 16 Dec 2013

Deaf theatre group presenting unique take on Snow White

A new theatre group is preparing for the debut of a unique stage production. "Seeing Voices Montreal"...

ITA

News | gonews - 16 Dec 2013

In the municipal offices comes the interpreter for deaf people [Negli uffici comunali arriva l'interprete per le persone sorde]

Part of December 19 of the Public Relations Office of the City (URP), an important service for deaf people...

GER

News | Deutscher Gehörlosen-Bund e.V. - 16 Dec 2013

Bureau directly December 2013 [Präsidium direkt Dezember 2013]

The President Rudolf Sailer reported by the Bureau meeting, which took place last weekend in Göttingen...

GBR

News | The Conversation Trust (UK) - 16 Dec 2013

Explainer: what is sign language?

What is sign language? Before we answer that question, it might be useful to first consider what a “language”...

USA

News | The Chronicle of Higher Education - 13 Dec 2013

Colleges Might as Well Say ‘Deaf People Unwelcome Here’

The scandal of the “fake interpreter” at Nelson Mandela’s memorial service is a reminder that colleges...

IRL

News | BreakingNews.ie - 11 Dec 2013

Mandela deaf signer 'was a fake'

Bruno Druchen The national director of the Deaf Federation of South Africa said the unnamed man seen...

AUT

News | Gebärdenwelt - 06 Jul 2012

The deaf university life master [Gehörlos den Uni-Alltag meistern]

Josephine Hoffmann studied theology at the University of Leipzig and is usually accompanied by interpreters...

AUT

News | Gebärdenwelt - 06 Jul 2012

Barriers for deaf people at the Vienna Transport [Barrieren für gehörlose Menschen bei den Wiener Linien]

Johanna Reiter of the University of Agricultural Sciences, wrote her Bachelor thesis on "Intelligent...

IDS

Sports | International Committee of Sports for the Deaf - eNews - 06 Jul 2012

New Technical Commission Chair

ICSD Swimming Technical Director Reed Gershwind (USA), has been appointed the new chair of ICSD's Technical...

ITA

News | Giornale di Montesilvano (Blog) - 06 Jul 2012

AVIS ENS and to promote the culture of blood donation among the deaf [AVIS ed ENS per promuovere la cultura della donazione del sangue ...]

Pescara, July 6, 2012 - The Association of Italian volunteers blood AVIS Comunale di Pescara and the...

USA

News | Inside Gallaudet - 15 Jun 2012

Gallaudet celebrates renaming of the NoMa-Gallaudet U Metro station

Nearly 100 people, including Gallaudet University students, faculty, and staff, attended a ribbon cutting...

AUT

News | Gebärdenwelt - 14 Jun 2012

Sign songs Workshop in Germany [Gebärdenlieder-Workshop in Deutschland]

Last Monday was held in Hamburg Altona sign songs workshop. 30 children came with their parents to sing...

NZL

Sports | Deaf Sports Federation of New Zealand - 14 Jun 2012

Deaflympics 2013

ICSD announces Sofia, Bulgaria to host Deaflympics 2013

GBR

News | Chichester Observer - 09 May 2012

West Sussex firefighters promote National Deaf Awareness Week

FIREFIGHTERS in West Sussex are reaching out to the deaf and hard of hearing during National Deaf Awareness...

USA

News | CNET - 09 May 2012

Deaf IBM researcher scoffs at not talking on the phone

On Monday, Kanevsky and 13 others were honored at the White House in a ceremony to celebrate those "leading...

USA

News | Sun-Sentinel - 09 May 2012

Researchers to study fire alarms for hearing impaired

A study focused on how the hearing impaired can be awakened during a fire or similar emergency will begin...

BEL

Announcement | Fédération Francophone des Sourds de Belgique - 09 May 2012

2nd Miss Deaf and Mister Belgium 2012 [2ème élection de Miss et Mister Deaf Belgium 2012]

GBR

News | Lancashire Evening Post - 09 May 2012

Mum's day of destiny

A mum of twins will today speak about her experiences of living with a hearing impaired child at a Deafness...

USA

News | MiamiHerald.com - 09 May 2012

Fla. PSC keeps deaf phone service charge unchanged

The monthly surcharge Florida telephone users pay to support a special service for deaf and other hearing...

GBR

News | This is Leicestershire - 09 May 2012

Police are trained in sign language

Chief Inspector Rich Keenan, who is overseeing the project, hopes other officers will have the training,...

USA

News | Daily Sundial - 09 May 2012

History of laws protecting students with disabilities

The primary and secondary school was founded in April 15, 1817, in Hartford, Conn., by Laurent Clerc...

USA

Business | PR Web (press release) - 01 May 2012

CyraCom Launches Video Remote Interpretation Service for 11 Popular Languages

CyraCom International, Inc. today announced the release of its new on-demand Video Remote Interpretation...

USA

News | Today's THV - 30 Apr 2012

Deaf student picked for Univ. of Ark. band

"I am completely deaf. Without these cochlear implants, I can't hear anything," says Moore. Moore has...

USA

News | Odessa American - 28 Apr 2012

Students learn skills from basketball team

Willis Nicholson, left, teaches Oscar Gonzalez, fifth-grader, how to dribble two balls at once during...

USA

News | Bloomberg - 28 Apr 2012

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The program in question, IP Relay, allows hearing-impaired people to type text messages that the operator...

USA

News | Straits Times - 27 Apr 2012

How do you sign a local word like durian?

By Janice Tai A video dictionary has been developed to show how the deaf can use sign language to describe...

USA

Sports | Metrowny.com - 27 Apr 2012

Hard work pays off for St. Mary's School for the Deaf

BUFFALO - Four years of hard work paid off this season for the St. Mary's School for the Deaf girls basketball...

USA

Commentary | The Guardian - 27 Apr 2012

Experience: I can't see or hear

But my world was totally transformed when I was diagnosed with Usher syndrome, an inherited condition...

UAE

News | Gulf Today - 27 Apr 2012

Hearing-impaired experience sound

Bass sounds generated through vibrations could be used to transmit messages to individuals who are hearing-impaired...

USA

News | Huffington Post - 27 Apr 2012

'No Church In The Wild' Video: Fan-Made Video Draws Criticism From ASL Community

Last week, HuffPost Entertainment highlighted one such video -- set to Kanye West and Jay-Z's song "No...

USA

Announcement | Communication Service for the Deaf - 27 Apr 2012

Job: Chief Sales and Marketing Officer

Do you want to work in a unique organization of talented professionals with diverse cultural, educational...

ITA

Entertainment | Sky.it - 27 Apr 2012

Cinedeaf arrives, the first deaf film festival [Arriva il Cinedeaf, il primo festival del cinema sordo]

From May 3 to 5, in the projection room Aquila in Rome, will stage the film festival of films made by...

USA

News | Our Colorado News - 27 Apr 2012

Assist 2 Hear loops together a hearing community

"As hearing loss is becoming more recognized and more people are dealing with it, loops are starting...

AUT

News | Gebärdenwelt - 27 Apr 2012

First place for independent feedback Dolmetschangelegenheiten [Erste unabhängige Feedbackstelle für Dolmetschangelegenheiten]

On 24 April 2012 presented the Service Center ÖGS.barrierefrei the new nation-wide feedback for Dolmetschangelegenheiten...

AUT

News | Gebärdenwelt - 27 Apr 2012

Annual report of the ORFs [Aktueller Jahresbericht des ORFs]

Zusätzliches Angebot für gehörlose Menschen

SEN

News | rewmi - 27 Apr 2012

Contribution: My Face Discrimination Outrage Social [Contribution: MON INDIGNATION FACE A LA DISCRIMINATION SOCIALE]

There are two schools for the deaf in Dakar, Senegal's capital, one of which is called "verbal-Tonal...

USA

News | Merced Sun-Star - 27 Apr 2012

Deaf woman gets probation in husband's stabbing death at Hotel Tioga

A 32-year-old woman who stabbed her husband to death at the Hotel Tioga last year was released from jail...

A 90-year-old woman fatally struck by a car while walking her dog in Southwest D.C. Wednesday has been identified as Frances M. Parsons, a deaf woman and long-time professor at D.C.\\\\\\\'s Gallaudet University.
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