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Articles posted on Sun, May 29, 2016

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Taguig PWD program hires 12 more deaf-mute data encoders - InterAksyon

Mr. Larry Supaz, who heads the Taguig City Persons with Disability Affairs Office (PDAO), said that the hiring of deaf-mute workers presented new employment possibilities. "In Taguig City, we want to promote inclusive employment for the PWDs, to help ... [...] more »

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Articles posted on Fri, May 27, 2016

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Why deaf people are 'in your face!' - The Age

Being deaf in rural Australia often means almost never coming into contact with people who are like you. Kristy Serafin, who travels in the Yass and Goulburn regions teaching deaf children, points out that her main job is to help her students socialise ... [...] more »

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Pope Francis uses sign language at General Audience - Vatican Radio

Pope Francis began his weekly General Audience in St. Peter's Square on Wednesday by greeting people in sign language. The message of greeting – which involves raising one's arms, and then turning your hand with the palms out – was ... [...] more »

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Huntington's 'Most Alive' topples barriers for the deaf - The Boston Globe

When Craig Lucas saw Russell Harvard onscreen with Daniel Day-Lewis in the 2007 film “There Will Be Blood,” he knew he wanted to write a play for the deaf actor. “I was bowled over. He wiped Daniel Day-Lewis off the screen — and Day-Lewis is no slouch.” [...] more »

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Feeling the beat: What it's like to be a deaf music fan - ABC Online

It is exactly what American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter Amber Galloway Gallego does for a living. "ASL is a foreign language, it's grammatically different than English," she said. "I'm actually … painting the pictures, more so than just following ... [...] more »

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Articles posted on Wed, May 25, 2016

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Deaf group's performance at Mercury opener goes viral - AZFamily

AZFamily Deaf group's performance at Mercury opener goes viral AZFamily "We were very nervous to do it, but when we did it, we were so thrilled to go ahead and share that on social media," Melissa Yingst Huber, the president of Phoenix Deaf Women Organization, said. 'We didn't expect it to go viral. [...] more »

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'Dancing With the Stars' season 22 finale: Deaf model Nyle DiMarco wins - NJ.com

The deaf and oft-shirtless amateur dancer and his pro Peta Murgatroyd beat out mixed martial artist Paige VanZant dancing with Mark Ballas (they placed second) and "Good Morning America" meteorologist Ginger Zee dancing with Valentin Chmerkovskiy. [...] more »

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11-year-old boy who was born deaf among nation's top spellers - CBS News

Making it to the Scripps National Spelling Bee is an amazing achievement for any kid, but for 11-year-old Neil Maes, being born deaf made his journey especially unlikely. After receiving cochlear implants in both ears as a baby, he had to train his brain to understand spoken words. It took countless hours of speech therapy. [...] more »

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Articles posted on Tue, May 24, 2016

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Owner and deaf dog to change focus - Brush News-Tribune

Eric Melvin of Greeley didn't expect that taking his deaf dog, Angelyne, to the Paws on the Promenade in 2007 would launch a career, a passion and worldwide recognition. Their win in the dog talent show led to the creation of "Eric & Angelyne, The Amazing Deaf Cattle Dog," a full trick demonstration tied to inspirational messages, entertainment and character education. ...Angelyne responds to 63 different cues that include hand signals, touch, lights, body language, facial expressions and vibrations. She can sit, lie down, wait and stand. She can catch balls, do jumping tricks and wait with a treat on her nose and flip it into her mouth. [...] more »

Articles posted on Mon, May 23, 2016

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Students, parents call for better wages for educational sign language interpreters - KVAL

People wearing purple packed the Eugene 4J School Board meeting this week in suppport of a pay increase for sign language interpreters who work in the district. "The past few years we have noticed a distressing trend," said a woman named Beverley who ... [...] more »

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Deaf Uber driver builds strong reputation - The Advocate

“I didn't know what Uber was,” Ditimi signed during a Tuesday interview in Stamford through Amy Newland, an American Sign Language translator. “I was thinking, 'How am I going to communicate? This is going to be impossible.' [...] more »

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Cape Town's first Deaf-run coffee shop to launch this June - Eat Out

In a first for the Mother City, a coffee shop run solely by Deaf staff will officially open its doors in Claremont in June. Called I Love Coffee, the entirely Deaf-operated shop will launch with the aim of breaking down communication barriers between ... [...] more »

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Deaf Kiwis to share excitement of the Olympics thanks to new captioning tech - TVNZ

Imagine watching some of our greatest sporting moments in history with your television on mute – no spine-tingling hakas, no emotion-filled anthems – just silence. That's the reality deaf and hard-hearing New Zealanders have had had to deal with, but thanks to new technology being readied for the Olympics, it could be an issue of the past. [...] more »

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Deaf students cheer on 'DWTS' finalist Nyle DiMarco - USA TODAY

Nyle DiMarco is not only a terrific dancer but also an ambassador for the deaf community, making the finals on the TV hit Dancing with the Stars. Wanting to cheer him on in person, Kim Kurz, a Rochester Institute of Technology faculty member, is ... [...] more »

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St. Louis woman gets doctorate in audiology to help deaf son - Belleville News-Democrat

Carmen Valero-Aracama already had one advanced degree. She got another one for the simple reason that she wants a better understanding of her child. Valero-Aracama earned a doctorate in horticulture years ago. This week, she was among 3,000 students who graduated from Washington University in St. Louis, earning a doctorate in audiology. It has special meaning because her 10-year-old son, Luca Bostick-Valero, is deaf. Read more here: http://www.bnd.com/news/article79162537.html#storylink=cpy [...] more »

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