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Articles posted on Sat, Mar 15, 2014

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iSign app helps deaf and hearing speak - Grocott's Mail Online

When a special project now housed at Rhodes is completed, hearing and deaf people will be able to converse using a special translation app on their cellphones. In the age where mobiles can do everything, if not more, than computers can do, it is little ... [...] more »

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Articles posted on Thu, Mar 13, 2014

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Vidusign, a video-help for young deaf - West - Welfare Society Territory

Here's Vidusign, a project using videos to help young deaf at school and work. Funded by the EU, the purpose of the initative is using videos for teaching, learning and communicating within European deaf communities. [...] more »

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A modern tale of two deaf children - The Dominion Post

Silence has taken over the maths class at Sacred Heart Cathedral School in Wilton, although occasional bouts of giggles breaks out. Deaf pupil Rahui Lee, 11, leads the year 7 and 8 class in a sign language game of mastermind, in which pupils have to ... [...] more »

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See Hear: Deaf workers in a hearing world - BBC News

A regular helping of news of interest to the deaf community, compiled by the See Hear team. "Deaf people get information in far smaller chunks and it can be a problem for them to get promotions," says Moty Allshever, a sign language user from London ... [...] more »

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Pope to hold first official audience with the blind, deaf - Patheos (blog)

As the first pontiff to meet with those who are blind and deaf in an exclusive audience, Pope Francis will hold the gathering later this month – an encounter participants are highly anticipating. and more » [...] more »

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Articles posted on Wed, Mar 12, 2014

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Interest high in communicating with the deaf - Houston Chronicle

And that's why Be An Angel, which serves children with multiple disabilities and/or profound deafness, has continued the free training. "People want to communicate with the deaf," Johnstone said. "They may have children, grandchildren, sisters or ... [...] more »

Categories: Soziales Kommunikation

Articles posted on Tue, Mar 11, 2014

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Family of deaf-mute man says he "cooked to death" - KIRO Seattle

"It's absolutely ridiculous. They locked my brother in a room and allowed him to cook to death," said Vernon. [...] more »

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Lancaster's North Museum offers planetarium program for deaf and hard of hearing - The Patriot-News

The North Museum of Natural History & Science, 400 College Ave. in Lancaster will offer a planetarium program for people who are deaf or hard of hearing at 5 p.m. [...] more »

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In the Darkened Sea, a Deaf Whale Is a Dead Whale - Huffington Post

Is this what it has come to? The most powerful Navy in the world is refusing to protect whales and dolphins during its training and testing operations. Despite all of its resources, innovation, and can-do spirit, the United States Navy says that we ... [...] more »

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Germany's employment agency offers video signing to deaf - Recruiter

From today [10 March], deaf and hearing-impaired people now have the opportunity to speak directly to a sign language interpreter through a video call. Before today, people had to book an interpreter in advance, which often led to long waiting times. [...] more »

Articles posted on Mon, Mar 10, 2014

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Conversations with my deaf mother. - New Yorker

If anyone gave me the official report on my mother, it would have been my grandmother, who did not like her daughter-in-law and who found my mother's deaf friends as repellent as ungainly fowls squawking in her son's living room. If it wasn't my ... [...] more »

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Articles posted on Sat, Mar 08, 2014

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Jail for fraudster who preyed on Reading deaf couple's emotions - Reading Chronicle

The 52-year-old professional fraudster, who is also deaf, met the Reading couple 20 years ago and became a close family friend. But after finding out they had spent £25,000 on unsuccessful IVF treatment, he embarked on a lengthy con by offering to find ... and more » [...] more »

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Deaf rights campaigner to step into world of politics - getwestlondon

A campaigner for deaf people will throw his hat into the political arena in the upcoming elections. Asif Iqbal, president of Harrow United Deaf Club, announced on Friday last week that he will aim to use his experience in lobbying for services and awareness for disabled people in the council chamber in Harrow's Civic Centre. [...] more »

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Police rescue deaf girls from Bremerton house fire - KOMO News

Two hearing impaired Bremerton girls say they're alive because of the heroics of police officers who rushed in to save them from a burning home. [...] more »

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Condemned future as 90% of deaf children miss school - The Standard Digital News

“She has been a secretary here for more than ten years,” reveals Makarius Kathenya, Kenya Society for Deaf Children ( KSDC) director. The 37-year-old sat her Kenya Certificate of Primary Education at Nyang'oma School for the Deaf in Siaya County and ... [...] more »

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