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Articles posted on Mon, Jun 02, 2014

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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 »

Categories: Kultur
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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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Articles posted on Wed, May 28, 2014

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€5m settlement for girl left deaf after contracting meningitis - RTE.ie

Irish Independent €5m settlement for girl left deaf after contracting meningitis RTE.ie An 18-year-old woman who is deaf after contracting meningitis when she was a baby has secured a €5m damages settlement from the High Court. The settlement of Laura Kavanagh's case against two GPs was made without admission of liability on their part. [...] more »

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Google Is Helping Deaf Students 'Hear' With New 'Signglass' Project - RedOrbit

When visiting a planetarium deaf students are left in the dark when it comes to a tour of outer space. With the lights off they can't see an American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter's narration, but with the lights on the students can't see the ... [...] more »

Categories: Technik Bildung
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Helping hands: Molinari teaches ASL and Deaf awareness in Bridgewater - Wicked Local Raynham

"I know her emotionally and medically, but I don't know her personally because I can't fully communicate with her," said Gardner, who is taking a course in ASL and Deaf culture taught by Marianne Molinari at the Conant Center in Bridgewater. [...] more »

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Dichter begeistern - auch ohne Ton

Beim "Scheunen Slam Deaf Special" traten Lula Leitloff, Tristan Kunkel, Marco Michalzik, Max Kennel, Indiana Jonas, Andy Strauß, Nick Pötter, und Theresa Hahl gegeneinander an. Grandios: Die Übersetzung in Gebärdensprache, die die ... [...] more »

Categories: Dolmetschen Kultur
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See Hear: When deaf videos go viral - BBC News

The tools to film, edit and upload video are cheaper and more accessible than ever before. A smartphone and a laptop with basic editing software are all you need to create something which can be seen and shared round the world by millions. Online video ... [...] more »

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Website of the day: Life & Deaf - Pocket-lint.com

Deaf people, for instance, may never experience music, movies, poetry or the spoken word in the same way that everybody else will. They may never interact with other people in the same way that everybody else will, because social situations are ... [...] more »

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Articles posted on Tue, May 27, 2014

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Woodlands native guides first deaf, blind man to finish an Ironman - Woodlands Online, LLC

Jarrett Hubert gasped across the finish line of the 2014 Ironman Texas Triathlon here in The Woodlands just minutes before the midnight deadline on May 17 – nearly delusional after 2/3 of a day swimming, biking and running ... [...] more »

Categories: Sport Taubblindheit
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Deaf humour inspires film - Ilkley Gazette

He has now written eight films featuring deaf actors, and made his newest film – the first he has personally directed – after working on two short films on the same theme, which attracted more than 200,000 views online via Youtube. The first film was ... [...] more »

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Deaf mother defies odds to achieve high school diploma - MyFox Atlanta

At 36 years old, a single mother and deaf, Jackson had pretty much given up on the hope of ever reaching that milestone. Then a private academy in DeKalb County offered her a chance to earn, not her GED, but a real high school diploma. [...] more »

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Critics' award for deaf-mute gang film at Cannes - West - Welfare Society Territory

A memorable film that only uses deaf-mute actors and is filmed entirely in sign language, without subtitles or translations, The Tribe (Plemya), was the top prize winner at Critics Week at the Cannes Film Festival. [...] more »

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iPad improves critical reading skills for deaf children - Mail & Guardian Online

Located on the outskirts of Pretoria and founded in 1954, Transoranje School for the Deaf is a school to 200 deaf and hard of hearing children, from pre-primary to high school. A government subsidised school, it is also a home and safe haven where the ... [...] more »

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Articles posted on Wed, Apr 09, 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, Apr 05, 2014

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Deaf-Blind Ensemble Attracts Both Admiration and Skepticism - WBUR

Yaroski is a deaf-blind actor. There is the Theater of the Deaf. There is also Theater By the Blind. [...] more »

Categories: Kultur Taubblindheit
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