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Articles posted on Sat, Jun 18, 2016

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Huawei gives smartphones to pupils of Uganda School for Deaf-Ntinda - New Vision

This was during MTN's 10th edition of the 21 days of Y'ello Care; a staff volunteerism project that aims at continuing to improve acccess to education, particularly through the digitisation of teaching and learning in the countries where the telecoms ... [...] more »

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Articles posted on Fri, Jun 17, 2016

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Vietnam: Innovations Help Deaf Children Better Prepare for Formal Schooling - World Bank Group

Vietnamese Deaf children shares their dreams of becoming teachers, doctors, or painters. Learning sign language at the early stage of life help them to develop their full potential and pursue their dreams. [...] more »

Articles posted on Thu, Jun 16, 2016

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This adorable gorilla is really good at sign language - Mashable

Can animals really communicate with humans? Koko might answer that question once and for all. In the new documentary Koko: The Gorilla Who Talks to People, the BBC gives audiences a glimpse into the everyday life of Koko and her teacher Penny ... [...] more »

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Apple invites deaf, blind advocate Haben Girma to address developers on accessibility at WWDC16 - AppleInsider (press release) (blog)

Girma, the first deaf blind person to graduate from Harvard Law School and today an attorney working at Disability Rights Advocates, noted that designing products with accessibility from the start not only benefits disabled users, but also benefits ... [...] more »

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Teacher continues fight to allow the deaf in the military - Frederick News Post (subscription)

Two years ago, Nolan and Ethan Lusted, the first deaf graduate of The Citadel, a military college in South Carolina, ran from the Maryland School for the Deaf to Washington to garner support for the legislation. [...] more »

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Articles posted on Tue, Jun 14, 2016

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At Huntington, deaf, gay character is focus of powerful new Craig Lucas drama - Wicked Local

There is a lot to take in during the few scenes of “I Was Most Alive With You,” but like the title character in the “Book of Job,” an ancient writing alluded to continuously throughout the play, we can persevere and maintain our faith. [...] more »

Categories: Kultur

Articles posted on Mon, Jun 13, 2016

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Colchester's first café with deaf waitress caters to BSL users - Clacton and Frinton Gazette

Clacton and Frinton Gazette Colchester's first café with deaf waitress caters to BSL users Clacton and Frinton Gazette DEAF customers at a Colchester café will now be able to sign for their order. Pete Hope, director of the Pavilion Café, at the Old Heath Recreation Ground, wishes to establish the first commercial eatery in the town where staff can communicate with ... und weitere » [...] more »

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Articles posted on Sat, Jun 11, 2016

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Deaf entrepreneurs on the rise locally, nationally - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

There is a revolution happening in Rochester and all across the United States. The number of deaf people running their own businesses has grown by leaps and bounds. Technological advances have made it possible for these individuals to access networks, customers and suppliers. There are now growing networks of deaf entrepreneurs. [...] more »

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Priest born deaf urges sacraments for children with disabilities - Catholic News Service

No matter how complicated it is to do, all children have a need and a right to religious education and access to the sacraments, said a priest who was born deaf and became blind 16 years ago. [...] more »

Categories: Religion Taubblindheit
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A New Bilingual Play At The Huntington Puts American Sign Language Center Stage - WBUR

The Huntington Theatre Company in Boston is forging new territory with a world premiere titled, “I Was Most Alive with You.” Every show is bilingual, with hearing and deaf actors performing in two languages: English and American Sign Language. [...] more »

Categories: Kultur
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New play is a celebration of life and deaf culture - EastLondonLines

People of the Eye, the new performance from The Deaf and Hearing Ensemble, should come with a warning. Caution: this show may cause you to see things from another perspective. It’s an autobiographical journey that navigates the lives of two sisters, one deaf, one hearing, inspired by writer and performer Erin Siobhan Hutching’s family, as they adjusted to life with the first deaf person they had ever met. [...] more »

Categories: Soziales Kultur

Articles posted on Fri, Jun 10, 2016

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#Music4Dev: Deaf rapper Signmark sign/sings for social inclusion - World Bank Group (blog)

#Music4Dev: Deaf rapper Signmark sign/sings for social inclusion World Bank Group (blog) Fast-forward to now and Signmark is the first deaf person to sign a major record deal. He's performed in over 40 countries, including the United States, Japan, and Ethiopia. His unlikely success in what's generally considered a “hearing” industry is ... [...] more »

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'I Was Most Alive With You' gives the deaf a second voice - Metro.us

Metro.us 'I Was Most Alive With You' gives the deaf a second voice Metro.us Rather than just having one or two people translating American Sign Language into English (or vice versa) off to the side of the stage, each of the seven actors has their own “shadow interpreter” in “I Was Most Alive With You. [...] more »

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Articles posted on Thu, Jun 09, 2016

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St Theresa's sign language effort recognised - The Dominion Post

St Theresa's School in Plimmerton has won an award for promoting New Zealand Sign Language, after only including it in curriculum at the beginning of this year. A deaf pupil began in the new entrants class in term 1, and sign language is needed to communicate with him. The school received the New Zealand Sign Language in Schools award at the national sign language awards on May 14. [...] more »

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Deaf Crows: Art opens up a different world for Regina students - CBC.ca

For many people in Regina, being unable to communicate with your parents, friends, and the hearing world brings isolation. But now, the youth from the hard of hearing and deaf program at Thom Collegiate in Regina are speaking out. They are sharing their personal narratives through art in a play called Deaf Crows. [...] more »

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