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Articles posted on Tue, Oct 21, 2014

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Caring mom takes up struggle of the deaf - Sowetan Live (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)

Due to the number of people who flock to the four-roomed house, one could mistakenly think it belongs to an established organisation for the deaf. But it is owned by South African sign language (SASL) interpreter Senzi Motha who has opened her heart ... [...] more »

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Deaf dog learns sign language - KHOU

That's when a tech named Tori realized something: Connor is deaf. Tori took it upon herself to teach Connor American sign language, the shelter told us. "The difference is nothing but miraculous," said Nancy Adams, who works at the shelter. [...] more »

Categories: Gebärdensprache Tiere
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The Tribe review – deaf-mute school drama is shocking, violent and unique - The Guardian

Miroslav Slaboshpytskiy's The Tribe has to be the most startling and bizarre film to be presented at this year's London film festival, where it arrives having made an appearance at critics' week in Cannes. [...] more »

Categories: Kultur
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Deaf Woman Finds Her Deaf Dog Shot And Mortally Wounded In Her Front Yard - Headlines & Global News

"They were about to put to sleep, because he was deaf. And I told her I wanted to see him, and he probably needed a deaf mom," Venable told WKRG-TV about meeting the 8-week-old pup at a shelter. " [...] more »

Categories: Kriminalität Tiere
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Signs of the Times: 'Spring Awakening' at Deaf West - American Theatre

American Theatre Signs of the Times: 'Spring Awakening' at Deaf West American Theatre “To me, the play speaks to those who are denied a voice, to those who don't fit into the norm, to those who are questioning and experiencing the pains of growing up.” That's a key sentence from Michael Arden's director's note in the program for a new ... [...] more »

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Conference Brings Over a Hundred Interpreters for the Deaf in Rochester - KAALtv.com

The Minnesota Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf meets once a year, and this year, they are meeting Rochester. "Sometimes our work is really isolating and we're out in our little world doing our thing and MRID gives us an opportunity ... [...] more »

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Stories of Silence: Deaf women and sexual abuse - ABS CBN News

Diane also appears to be suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, but has never been diagnosed or treated because her deafness makes communication a constant challenge. In a 2012 report by the PDRC, it was noted that a lack of awareness and ... [...] more »

Categories: Soziales Kriminalität

Articles posted on Mon, Oct 20, 2014

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Crazy law. 1945 act could bar deaf, blind, mentally ill from entering Jamaica - Jamaica Gleaner

People living with disabilities could find themselves barred from entering Jamaica if immigration officials strictly enforce a 1945 law which lists people who are "deaf and dumb or deaf and blind, or dumb and blind" as prohibited immigrants. [...] more »

Categories: Recht Politik
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Signed languages can do so many things spoken languages can't - The Guardian

Signed languages can do so many things spoken languages can't The Guardian When people notice my daughter and me signing in the street, they often stop and comment: “You know,” they say, “there's this thing called the cochlear implant.” As if the mother of a deaf child could've missed that news. Or they offer some hopeful ... [...] more »

Categories: Gebärdensprache

Articles posted on Fri, Oct 17, 2014

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New technology helping the deaf - 13WHAM-TV

Instead of a strobe light going off through the whole house whenever the phone rings, deaf people can program the light bulbs in their regular lamps to turn whatever color they want. Once they answer the call, the light turn back to normal white. [...] more »

Categories: Technik

Articles posted on Mon, Oct 13, 2014

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Balloon pilot: Deaf crew can be an advantage - KRQE News 13

Balloon pilot: Deaf crew can be an advantage KRQE News 13 ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Balloon pilots can't do it without their crew, but what if your crew is deaf? One pilot at Fiesta this year had deaf crew members, but he says it can be an advantage. Balloon Pilot Colin Graham has a unique crew – a third of them ... [...] more »

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New SMS service to provide deaf with roadside assistance - Jerusalem Post

“There are many deaf people who cannot speak or that are hard to understand them. We communicate via SMS or email. So we have to receive help from a third party to call the service center for us. [...] more »

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Football helping deaf teenager in Rock Hill develop independence - Rock Hill Herald (press release)

Hardin was born deaf, the only one in his family unable to hear. He traverses his school day at Rock Hill High with the help of Shafer, his sign language interpreter. That includes football practice; it's difficult being a deaf 16-year-old trying to ... [...] more »

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Fedex Accused of Discriminating Against the Deaf - New York Times

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a lawsuit charging that FedEx discriminated for years against deaf and partly deaf workers and applicants. The lawsuit was filed in United States District Court in Baltimore and announced on Friday. [...] more »

Categories: Recht

Articles posted on Sat, Oct 11, 2014

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Love Is The Cord That Binds Us – Deaf And Dumb Couple - Leadership Newspapers

In a society where there are growing cases of divorce among couples, many of which are attributed to differences, LEADERSHIP Weekend ran into a couple who are both deaf and dumb but understand themselves almost perfectly. [...] more »

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