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Articles posted on Tue, Dec 02, 2014

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Deaf, blind teen golfer gets recognition from Texans - KTRK-TV

A sudden illness as a child caused him to loss much of his vision and his hearing. But 18-year-old Keith Woodruff has managed to overcome every obstacle thrown his way. On Monday, the Stratford High School golfer was recognized for his hard work both ... [...] more »

Categories: Sport Taubblindheit
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North Pole Express Brings Christmas to Life for Deaf Kids - NTV

Sara Peterson works with deaf kids and their teachers through the Central and Western Nebraska Partnership. She said, "For these kiddos, the hands–on experience is something they don't get anywhere else. They can read about the book but getting to ... [...] more »

Categories: Jugend
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School for the Deaf teachers unionize - Philly.com (blog)

Teachers and support staff at the Pennsylvania School for the Deaf, a 195-year-old school in Germantown, want to unionize. The staff have filed a petition with the National Labor Relations Board to form a collective bargaining unit at the school, they ... [...] more »

Categories: Soziales Beruf
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Deaf complain over inadequate presidential election info - Times of Zambia

THE deaf on the Copperbelt have complained that they do not have adequate information relating to the forthcoming Presidential by-election on January 20, 2015 due to lack of sign language interpretation on ZNBC programmes. Zambia goes to the ... [...] more »

Categories: Politik
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Bar/Bat Mitzvah for the Deaf to be Held in Netanya - Arutz Sheva

Bar/Bat Mitzvah for the Deaf to be Held in Netanya Arutz Sheva Tomorrow (Monday), a unique event is scheduled to take place in Netanya when 55 deaf and hearing-impaired students will be celebrating their Bar/Bat Mitzvah. Many of the parent have told moving stories of how after learning that their new-born children ... [...] more »

Categories: Religion

Articles posted on Sun, Nov 30, 2014

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Deafness is not a disability believes Ruma Roka of Noida Deaf Society - I am in dna of India

The curiosity of a woman to know more about deaf people led her to learn the sign language and later after spending some time with the deaf people, she went on to open an institute named Noida Deaf Society with the tang line 'Deaf but not Dumb' (NDS). [...] more »

Categories: Soziales
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Talking hands: Deaf Club and NLCPD collaborate - North Lake News Register

North Lake News Register Talking hands: Deaf Club and NLCPD collaborate North Lake News Register News-Register | Joanna Mikolajczak Interpreter Haley Brazell uses sign language to inform students of the meeting's progress. Officer Ryan McLearen explains that carrying a notepad to write on is helpful when communicating with officers and the hearing ... [...] more »

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Raising a Deaf Child Makes the World Sound Different - TIME

Just before my youngest son Alex turned two, we discovered that he had significant hearing loss that was likely to get worse. A few weeks later, I found myself in the gym at the school my two older boys attended. I was there for the regular Friday ... [...] more »

Categories: Erziehung
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New device that translates words into vibrations for the deaf - TheHealthSite

Scientists have created a new wearable device that translates spoken words into vibrations – helping hearing impaired people perceive speech in a completely new way. The new device, known as the VEST (versatile extra-sensory ... and more » [...] more »

Categories: Technik Kommunikation
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El Deafo: moving, fresh YA comic-book memoir about growing up deaf - Boing Boing

El Deafo is the story of how she grew up with her deafness, the way it affected her education, family life and social relationships, and the way she found strength and power in the "specialness" of being deaf. [...] more »

Categories: Bildung Literatur Jugend
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Deaf Man Helps Neighbors Escape Fire - KXXV News Channel 25

A deaf man may have saved the lives of his neighbors in an apartment fire on Wednesday. A fire destroyed a four-unit apartment building in the 1900 block of Morrow Ave, leaving nine people homeless. The residents were able to escape the flames ... [...] more »

Categories: Soziales Unfälle
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Deaf sign language tutor from Ashington launches training start-up - The Journal

The Journal Deaf sign language tutor from Ashington launches training start-up The Journal A sign language tutor who has been deaf since birth has successfully launched a training business, thanks in part to the wishes of her late mother. Debbie Jervis established Hands On, a sign language training business that has so far worked with ... [...] more »

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Early deafness diagnosis improves reading skills in teenagers - Jagran Post

London: Early detection of deafness in babies is linked to better reading skills later in their lives, says a new research. Deaf teenagers have better reading skills if they were identified as deaf by the time they were nine months old, the findings ... [...] more »

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Israeli crime syndicate uses deaf people as pawns - Haaretz

Haaretz Israeli crime syndicate uses deaf people as pawns Haaretz In the deaf community, they're called “I's dolls.” Anyone who has visited a restaurant, coffee shop or event hall during the last few years has certainly encountered them. They've been given that nickname for two reasons – for the dolls they offer in ... [...] more »

Categories: Kriminalität

Articles posted on Tue, Nov 25, 2014

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Deaf to concerns - Scotsman

In all the coverage concerning Donaldson's School, there has been little recognition of the importance of the school for caring for children with complex learning and physical disabilities. Donaldson's is one of a kind in Scotland and vital for many ... [...] more »

Categories: Schule Recht
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