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Articles posted on Mon, Jul 21, 2014

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Pit bull saves deaf teen from house fire - WFMZ Allentown

Nick Lamb, 13, who was born deaf, was home alone and sleeping without his hearing aids when the fire began, reports The Associated Press and WXIN. Indianapolis Fire Department Capt. Rita Reith says Lamb was unable to hear the smoke alarms going off ... [...] more »

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Articles posted on Tue, Jul 15, 2014

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Deaf student Beth has bright future as vet - The Visitor

The Visitor Deaf student Beth has bright future as vet The Visitor Bethany Acton from Heysham has just graduated with a Foundation Degree in Veterinary Nursing and begins her new role as a veterinary nurse at the Vets4Pets practice in Morecambe next month. As Beth, 20, is deaf, the course was particularly challenging ... [...] more »

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Calls for interpreters to be present when Deaf people attend the Dáil - thejournal.ie

thejournal.ie Calls for interpreters to be present when Deaf people attend the Dáil thejournal.ie THE IRISH DEAF Society has called on the Government to ensure that Irish Sign Language interpreters are present in the Dáil and Seanad this week while members of the Deaf community attend the public galleries. [...] more »

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New Technology Made for People Who Suffer from Single-Sided Deafness - TWC News

New Technology Made for People Who Suffer from Single-Sided Deafness TWC News "I'm the deaf side spouse. I am the one who would sit on that side and I know to poke him if I need something but I don't have to do that so much anymore," said Dr. Robin Solomon, an audiologist. [...] more »

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Articles posted on Fri, Jun 13, 2014

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Opening up worlds for the deaf - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Together, the two formed Discovering Deaf Worlds, a nonprofit organization dedicated to working with local leaders and deaf advocacy organizations in developing countries to advance deaf education, advocacy, organizational development and community ... [...] more »

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Articles posted on Mon, Jun 09, 2014

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Captioning movie glasses let deaf film fans get the picture - Northwest Arkansas News

Northwest Arkansas News Captioning movie glasses let deaf film fans get the picture Northwest Arkansas News By Claire Boston. Posted: June 9, 2014 at 2:47 a.m.. [...] more »

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New Technology Helps Blind, Deaf Users Stay Connected - FOX CT

It’s like a Laptop for people who are blind and deaf. A new device is helping to connect them with technology. It’s called a BrailleNote Apex. [...] more »

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Illegal mining pits endanger lives of 200 deaf students - GhanaWeb

Several pits dug by illegal mining operators in the compound of Kyebi School for the Deaf in the Eastern Region, is threatening the lives of its 235 students. The illegal miners started digging these pits few meters from the classrooms four years ago. [...] more »

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Articles posted on Thu, Jun 05, 2014

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'The Deaf Duckling' at CLC - Aitkin Independent Age

Minneapolis' Mixed Blood Theatre's production of The Deaf Duckling will be performed at Central Lakes College in the Chalberg Theatre 10 a.m., Thursday, April 10. [...] more »

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Articles posted on Wed, Jun 04, 2014

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Unique bond: Deaf dog adopted by deaf woman - HLNtv.com

Watch this heartwarming rendezvous of a deaf dog who finds a home with a deaf woman. Her new owner tells CNN affiliate KHGI, "Because I'm deaf and we want to relate to her, and understand how she feels -- want to communicate with her through signing, ... [...] more »

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See Hear: How slave couple preyed on a girl's deafness - BBC News

BBC News See Hear: How slave couple preyed on a girl's deafness BBC News A fact often overlooked in news coverage was that she is deaf. But far from being incidental, this may be crucial for understanding how the crime could have happened. Klara Skrivankova, from Anti-Slavery International has heard of a number of similar ... [...] more »

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Articles posted on Mon, Jun 02, 2014

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Hearing's Impact On Learning: Could Deficits In One Lead To Problems With The ... - Medical Daily

In school, deaf children throughout the world often lag behind their hearing counterparts. On the other hand, however, it has been observed that deaf children born into deaf families do not seem to exhibit these same cognition problems. [...] more »

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Three steps to combat industrial deafness - Australian Mining

Three steps to combat industrial deafness Australian Mining Some people never had their hearing, as they were born deaf. However, the majority of people with hearing loss had something happen along the way that took it from them. Infectious diseases like meningitis, measles, mumps and chronic ear infections, ... [...] more »

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In 'Fargo,' A Deaf Actor Gets His Chance To Be Wicked - NPR

The second episode of Fargo, a TV show inspired by the 1996 Coen brothers film, opens ominously. A drum kit crashes as a beat-up old sedan speeds through snowy, rural Minnesota. Two hit men, known simply as Mr. [...] more »

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Why Google Glass Will Make School Easier For Deaf Kids - Popular Science

Why Google Glass Will Make School Easier For Deaf Kids Popular Science About seven years ago, a summer camp for deaf kids visited the planetarium at Brigham Young University in Utah. An American Sign Language interpreter sat on the floor with the kids to translate the show's narration. The kids would lean back to watch ... [...] more »

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