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Articles posted on Fri, Apr 04, 2014

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Famous Deaf Actress Fan Facing Criminal Charges Over Suicide Threat - TMZ.com

A fan who contacted Oscar-winning actress Marlee Matlin and publicly threatened to kill herself is now in the crosshairs of cops ... [...] more »

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Articles posted on Thu, Apr 03, 2014

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At the Cultural Center this Friday: 'The Deaf Duckling' - Perham Focus

“The Deaf Duckling” intertwines the familiar ‘ugly duckling’ fairy tale with the story of a deaf child who is born into a hearing family. [...] more »

Categories: Kultur

Articles posted on Tue, Apr 01, 2014

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Deaf Culture in Hollywood - Huffington Post

Can you believe that Hollywood completely overlooked the possibility of deaf film and movie stars for over 50 years?! Matlin proved to Hollywood that deafness does not make a character non-relatable for hearing audiences. On the contrary, Matlin opened ... [...] more »

Categories: Kultur

Articles posted on Sat, Mar 29, 2014

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Why You Shouldn't Share Those Emotional 'Deaf Person Hears for the First Time ... - The Wire

I admit it: I'm a total sucker for "inspirational" viral videos that pop up on Facebook and Twitter, especially if there are bunnies involved. But there's one video I'm completely sick of seeing and will be happy to never see again – ones where deaf people are able to hear for the first time. [...] more »

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Articles posted on Fri, Mar 28, 2014

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This Is the Exact Moment a 39-Year-Old Deaf Woman Hears for the Very First ... - TheBlaze.com

A YouTube user, who identifies himself as Tremayne Crossley, uploaded a video on Wednesday that seemingly shows his deaf friend hearing for the very first time. [...] more »

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Edmonton woman fights the odds to make history in Canada's medical world - Globalnews.ca

Dr. Jessica Dunkley has overcome incredible odds to become one of Canada's first deaf doctors. [...] more »

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Why celebrate Deaf History Month? - Examiner.com

The National Association of the Deaf recognizes March 13-April 15 as Deaf History Month, which is kind of weird. Why start a celebration in the middle of March and end on the 15th of April? The reason is clear. Deaf History Month celebrates three key moments in American History for the Deaf community. [...] more »

Categories: Soziales Kultur Geschichte
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Airline Apologizes for Insulting 'Deaf and Dumb' Note - ABC News (blog)

James Moehle and Angela Huckaby returned to Texas this week from a beautiful Hawaiian vacation, but the trip home was marred slightly by lost luggage but even more so when the luggage turned up with an insulting note attached. [...] more »

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Deaf Couple Finds Shocking Note on Lost Airline Luggage - News 92 FM

A deaf Houston couple is livid over a note they found on their luggage after returning from a Hawaiian vacation. Angela Huckaby and James Moehle told Channel 13 someone wrote “Please text. Deaf and dumb,” on their lost luggage. [...] more »

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Hearing Isn't the Only Thing Lost When One Goes Deaf - PopMatters

“The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communicative Disorders (NIDCD) states that 36 million people, or 17 percent of the population, report some degree of hearing loss…” [...] more »

Categories: Soziales

Articles posted on Thu, Mar 27, 2014

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Bold details characterize deaf photographers' work - The Times of Israel

When a photographer is unable to hear, the eye that looks through the viewfinder is different as well. “Hearing the Photograph,” an exhibition at the David Yellin Academic College of Education, showcases the work of deaf and hard-of-hearing Israeli ... [...] more »

Categories: Kultur

Articles posted on Wed, Mar 26, 2014

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Italian hand gestures trump deaf sign language - BBC News

In Italy, the local sign language for deaf people isn't legally recognised. But the well-known, expressive hand gestures have their own dictionary and wider appeal, to the frustration of deaf people. There are many things we associate with Italian culture - espresso coffee, scooters, gelato, expensive designer clothing. But perhaps more central to the Italian character is the way they use their hands to animate their speech. [...] more »

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BWW Reviews: A Conversation with Adina Tal of Nagala'at Theater Deaf-Blind ... - Broadway World

As a part of this month's international theater festival at the Kennedy Center, audiences have had a rare opportunity to meet directors of some of the world's most innovative companies -and a personal highlight for me was having the chance to meet Adina Tal, founder of the Nalaga'at Theater Deaf-Blind Acting Ensemble and director of the production Not By Bread Alone that will be appearing here for two nights. [...] more »

Categories: Kultur Taubblindheit
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UK professor teaches 5 classes without speaking: Born deaf, Anthony Isaacs ... - Kykernel.com (subscription)

UK instructor Anthony Isaacs’ classroom is a bit nontraditional. Desks are arranged in a semicircle so that everyone is visible, and students are not allowed to speak. But what is seemingly strange to most students is normal for Issacs, who was born deaf. Although some deaf people learn to speak, Isaacs never did. Instead, he became fluent in American Sign Language and certified by the American Sign Language Teachers Association. [...] more »

Articles posted on Tue, Mar 25, 2014

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Smart Bulb 'could prove revolutionary' for deaf people - The Guardian

A new "smart lightbulb" from LG could open up smartphone usage amongst people with hearing problems. The South Korean company's Smart Bulb is an LED lightbulb with WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity. ... But the "smart" functions are revealed when the bulb hooks up with an Android or iOS device. It can be turned on or off remotely, can vary its brightness according to the beat of some music, or blink when users receive an incoming phone call. That last feature promises to make smartphone usage much easier amongst those who have trouble hearing. [...] more »

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