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Articles posted on Fri, Apr 15, 2016

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Kerala's deaf and mute innovator makes ultra-light two-seater aircraft - Hindustan Times

The deaf and mute seventh class dropout is a crafty innovator who built an ultra-light two-seater aircraft, and was even featured by Discovery Channel for his skill. [...] more »

Categories: Technik

Articles posted on Wed, Apr 13, 2016

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Right Hear, Right Now - exploring deafness at PhotoAccess in Canberra

The other installation – Sounds of silence – requires the viewer to sit on a cushioned cane lounge. As one watches the colour video there is rumbling movement in the cushion that creates a disturbingly disconcerting feeling in the viewer (certainly it did for this viewer). [...] more »

Categories: Kultur
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Community event with actor from 'Super Deafy Movie' for deaf, hard-of-hearing families - Yakima Herald-Republic

On Saturday, families with deaf and hard-of-hearing children are invited to meet actor John Maucere as he presents on his experience in “No Ordinary Hero: The Super Deafy Movie” and the lessons it holds for kids. [...] more »

Categories: Kultur Medien Jugend
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UW undergraduate team wins $10000 Lemelson-MIT Student Prize for gloves that translate sign language - UW Today

Their invention, “SignAloud,” is a pair of gloves that can recognize hand gestures that correspond to words and phrases in American Sign Language. Each glove contains sensors that record hand position and movement and send data wirelessly via Bluetooth ... und weitere » [...] more »

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Supreme Court to Swear in Large Group of Deaf Lawyers - ABC News

Mobile phones ordinarily are strictly forbidden in the marble courtroom of the nation's highest court, but the justices are making an exception next week when roughly a dozen deaf and hard-of-hearing lawyers will be admitted to the Supreme Court bar. [...] more »

Categories: Recht Beruf

Articles posted on Tue, Apr 12, 2016

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Bamboozled: Deaf teacher says district ignored requests for hearing assistance at graduation - NJ.com

Richard Koenigsberg has been a teacher for 40 years. He's been with East Brunswick High School for 30 of them. He's also deaf, and has been since he was 19. Koenigsberg, an award-winning educator who teaches sociology and film, doesn't use American Sign Language. Instead, he reads lips and has normal verbal skills. [...] more »

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Rutgers American Sign Language club teaches students about hard-of-hearing life - RU Daily Targum

The Rutgers ASL club teaches students how to use sign language, as well as about different aspects of deaf or hard-of-hearing life. They also work to dispel different misconceptions people have about those who cannot hear as well as the general populace. [...] more »

Articles posted on Mon, Apr 11, 2016

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Landon Krentz: How deaf and queer spectrums compare to each other - Straight.com

What is Deafness without queerness and what is queerness without Deafness? The Deaf culture and the queer community have a lot in common. In fact, they are parallel with each other. [...] more »

Categories: Soziales
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Big step forward for NZ Sign Language - Radio New Zealand

Deaf secondary students are studying NCEA achievement standards in New Zealand Sign Language for the first time this year. Sign Language educators say it is a big step forward for the status of one of the country's official languages and hopes the new ... [...] more »

Categories: Gebärdensprache
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Soon, A Centre To Develop Indian Sign Language: PM Modi - NDTV

New Delhi: A centre would soon be established to develop Indian sign language, and the government is "fully committed" to achieving empowerment and inclusion of disabled people, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said. "My government is fully committed ... und weitere » [...] more »

Categories: Gebärdensprache

Articles posted on Sun, Apr 10, 2016

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'El Deafo:' Graphic novel details childhood of deaf author - Aiken Standard

Aiken Standard 'El Deafo:' Graphic novel details childhood of deaf author Aiken Standard “I wanted to show what it felt like to be the only deaf kid in my elementary school. I needed a good visual metaphor, and rabbits, with their big ears and amazing hearing, were perfect for that. Essentially, I felt like the only rabbit whose big ears ... [...] more »

Categories: Soziales Kultur Literatur

Articles posted on Fri, Apr 08, 2016

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Deaf man mentally unfit to stand trial for murder, court told - The Age

One of three deaf people accused of murdering a profoundly deaf man who fell 12 metres from an apartment balcony is unfit to stand trial because of mental impairment, a court has heard. [...] more »

Categories: Recht
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Bank of America to pay $30000 after allegedly discriminating against deaf employee - Legal News Line

Bank of America allegedly unlawfully denied a reasonable accommodation to a deaf employee who worked at one of its vault locations in Las Vegas. The company purportedly used ineffective communications methods to deal with the employee’s disability. [...] more »

Categories: Recht
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Deaf Youth Set Sail on a Decade of Official Language Status - Scoop.co.nz

Deaf Aotearoa are celebrating 10 years of New Zealand Sign Language’s (NZSL) official language status, with the first all-Deaf voyage on the Spirit of New Zealand. [...] more »

Categories: Gebärdensprache Jugend
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The Incredible Story Of How A Man Teaches Photography Using Sign Language - Youth Ki Awaaz

My deaf students told a reporter that photography changed their whole outlook. It made them feel positive and purposeful. It gave them an opportunity to express themselves, travel and meet new people. Some even aspire to become professional wedding and event photographers, so they can earn a living and be independent. [...] more »

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