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Articles posted on Sat, Aug 29, 2015

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Deaf schools are flourishing - Toronto Star

The Deaf Education Coalition, established by the Ontario Association of the Deaf, strives to promote and advocate for the educational rights of all deaf and hard of hearing students in Ontario to unhindered cognitive development, acquisition and ... [...] more »

Categories: Bildung Schule Soziales
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All-deaf pizzeria is all-good: Human communication is more than words - Pizza Marketplace

All-deaf pizzeria is all-good: Human communication is more than words Pizza Marketplace Melody Stein always dreamed of opening a world-class pizzeria — and as with everything else in life, she wasn't going to let being deaf get in her way. "I always wanted to become the third generation in the family to own and manage a restaurant,” she ... [...] more »

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VSU Continuing Education builds bridges with 'Survival Sign Language' - Moultrie Observer

The Regional Center for Continuing Education at Valdosta State University will open the doors of communication when it presents Survival Sign Language Aug. 31 through Oct. 5. [...] more »

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America's Next Top Model Welcomes First Deaf Contestant - LA Canyon News

LA Canyon News America's Next Top Model Welcomes First Deaf Contestant LA Canyon News HOLLYWOOD—Modeling competition and reality television series “America's Next Top Model” recently welcomed Nyle DiMarco, 25, its first ever Deaf contestant, to its 22nd season. DiMarco was initially discovered by the show's producers through both his ... [...] more »

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Articles posted on Thu, Aug 27, 2015

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Skyview Drive-In draws deaf audiences with captions - Belleville News-Democrat

The drive-in theater introduced captions for movies screened on Thursday nights to appeal to deaf consumers. Outdoor theater owner Steve Bloomer said, “It’s like watching a caption of the movie on TV. All of the dialogue comes up on the screen.” And the deaf community has responded. [...] more »

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American Sign Language is a language, researchers prove - TheChronicleHerald.ca

American Sign Language is a language, researchers prove TheChronicleHerald.ca American Sign Language or even simple gestures are processed by deaf people in the part of the brain that is used for spoken language, says international research headed up by a Dalhousie University neuroscientist. Using functional magnetic resonance ... [...] more »

Articles posted on Wed, Aug 26, 2015

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Pupil that died in deaf school fire was 'amazing': family - eNCA

KLERKSDORP - An 18-year-old girl, who died in a fire at her school, was an amazing child despite being deaf, her family said on Wednesday. “She was an amazing child. She enjoyed playing with her mother Dikeledi Koli. [...] more »

Categories: Soziales Unfälle
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Deaf Seniors of America National Convention in Asheville - WLOS

The hotel had all staff go through sensitivity training to make sure there were no frustrations or miscommunications in helping the seniors with various kinds of deafness get around town. Jamie and Mike Golightly are in from Washington, D. [...] more »

Categories: Soziales
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Moot focusing on education of deaf held in Karachi - The News International

The News International Moot focusing on education of deaf held in Karachi The News International A powerful documentary about deaf children, titled “Aur Sunao” by film director Taqi Shaheen, was aired at the event which was thoroughly enjoyed by the audience comprising educationists, media and press representatives and bloggers' community in ... [...] more »

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Signily keyboard brings sign language to the emoji landscape - Gigaom

Though members of the deaf and signing communities can, and do, communicate digitally via text and e-mail, there are instances in which words don't quite translate expressions in sign language. And so, one organization stepping up to bring sign ... [...] more »

Categories: Technik Kommunikation
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Blind and deaf drivers defy the odds in Poland - Autoblog (blog)

Poland's Deaf and Blind Aid Society partnered with three driving schools for a few days to put disabled people where they very rarely find themselves: in the driver's seat. Of the 19 participants, 12 had never driven a car before. [...] more »

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Sign language bill signed into law - News Transcript

American Sign Language is the fastest-growing language offered at U.S. colleges and the fourth most commonly used language in the country,” said Angelini (R-Monmouth). “This new law will be a significant benefit for more than 850,000 New Jersey residents with some degree of hearing loss.” [...] more »

Articles posted on Tue, Aug 25, 2015

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Deaf to politicians: We want to 'hear' too - Trinidad News

Jamal Legen, who proudly described himself as a “deaf/hard of hearing voting citizen of TT”, said while political parties are rolling out their plans to the electorate, the hearing impaired are not being given the opportunity to participate in the ... [...] more »

Categories: Politik
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Looking back on Microsoft's American Sign Language Customer Support - WinBeta

A service offered by Microsoft that many are probably unaware of is their Disability Answer Desk which provides customer support for Microsoft product owners and service users who require more than a text chat or telephone call to help solve their problem. [...] more »

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Sign language: What do the stars have in line for you? - The Weekender

Actress Cameron Diaz poses for photographs during a photo call for the film Annie at the Corinthia hotel in central London, Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014. [...] more »

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