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Articles posted on Tue, Sep 16, 2014

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Born deaf and adopted, Tina Duresky just refuses to stay silent - The Korea Times US

In 2012, Tina Reed Duresky, a basketball referee was honored by Governor Janet Brewer with the AZ Governor's Outstanding Volunteer Award. Duresky was only deaf person nominated out of 30 people. Standing before the camera flashes made her feel like ... [...] more »

Categories: Soziales

Articles posted on Sun, Sep 14, 2014

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Jealous killer embroiled in deaf love triangle jailed for life after stabbing ... - Mirror.co.uk

A killer who stabbed a granddad to death in a jealous rage after he got caught up in a deaf love triangle has been jailed for life. Awat Akram, 25, knifed Christopher Penman at least 23 times in a “planned, savage and merciless execution”, a court heard. The victim, 58, had recently began a relationship with Akram's ex-partner Elaine Bourke. All three are deaf and communicated through sign language, Leicester Crown Court heard. http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/jealous-killer-embroiled-deaf-love-4254183#ixzz3DHGP3poo Follow us: @DailyMirror on Twitter | DailyMirror on Facebook [...] more »

Categories: Soziales Kriminalität

Articles posted on Sat, Sep 13, 2014

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This 'sensory substitution vest' could help deaf people hear through their skin - Digital Trends

We've seen some pretty crazy Kickstarter campaigns in our day, but even so, this might be one of the most far-out projects we've ever laid eyes on. Dr. David Eagleman, a neuroscientist at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, and his graduate ... [...] more »

Categories: Wissenschaft Medizin
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Deaf community to raise awareness - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Deaf community to raise awareness Rochester Democrat and Chronicle It was estimated that 19,438 deaf and hard-of-hearing people younger than 65 live in the Rochester area, according to a report from the National Technical Institute for the Deaf and cited by the National Center for Deaf Health Research. [...] more »

Categories: Soziales

Articles posted on Wed, Sep 10, 2014

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MNTC deaf and hard of hearing students assist with cadet training - Norman Transcript

Through the assistance of some of Moore Norman Technology Center's students who are Deaf or hard of hearing, Norman Police Academy cadets-in-training will experience what they need to know when encountering a citizen with this particular disability in ... [...] more »

Articles posted on Thu, Sep 04, 2014

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Scam Using Device For The Deaf - WOWT

Seven salon owner Shannon Stickman says” We think he's definitely trying to gain sympathy by having deaf customers for us and that's unfortunate in this day." The caller who claimed to be deaf switches to email and promises businesses his credit card ... [...] more »

Categories: Kriminalität
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A deaf man and his fiancé have gotten the attention of the Ellen Show - azcentral.com

A deaf man and his fiancé have gotten the attention of the Ellen Show. Kevin and Stacey met, fell in love, and are planning a wedding and hoping to start a family. [...] more »

Categories: Soziales
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Girl inspires Marvel comic featuring deaf hero - WTAE Pittsburgh

Hawkeye landed time on the big screen with Marvel's recent Avengers movies, but some fans may not know the arrow-wielding hero historically experienced severe hearing loss in the comic books. At some point a decision was made to write Hawkeye's ... and more » [...] more »

Categories: Kultur Literatur

Articles posted on Wed, Sep 03, 2014

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Sign language videos target deaf women at risk of domestic violence - thejournal.ie

At Women's Aid, we are committed to seeking solutions to overcome additional barriers to a deaf woman's escape. [...] more »

Articles posted on Sat, Aug 30, 2014

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Deaf Miami mom-to-be sues to have sign language in delivery room - MiamiHerald.com

During a May 9, 2011, visit, when Silva was suffering from acute appendicitis, a medical chart said Silva was “deaf mute [with] very little lip reading.” For two hours before family members arrived, staff communicated by passing notes. [...] more »

Categories: Dolmetschen Recht
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Deaf Author Breaks Literary Barriers to Prosper with Mainstream Novel - PR.com (press release)

Daryl Hajek's 'Blood Blossom' twists drama, suspense and dark humor together into a fictional knot that is garnering praise from coast to coast. This novel doesn't just break literary convention, but as a published deaf author, Hajek is also proving ... [...] more »

Categories: Literatur

Articles posted on Wed, Aug 27, 2014

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Deaf pupils to be taught in sign language - Times LIVE

The change - which will allow a deaf pupil to choose sign language as a first language - was approved by Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga this month. It will be rolled out first at schools for the deaf, department spokesman Elijah Mhlanga said. [...] more »

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Loving lick: Pit bull saves deaf boy from fire - KING5.com

INDIANAPOLIS A 2-year-old male pit bull named Ace was being hailed as a hero Wednesday, after waking his deaf teenage owner during a devastating house fire. [...] more »

Categories: Unfälle Tiere
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Bristol man advocates for deaf warning system - hngnews.com

Bristol man advocates for deaf warning system hngnews.com The Bristol resident was president of his class in 1968 at the Wisconsin School for the Deaf and has taught American Sign Language (ASL) for years. Barr has run his own telecommunication equipment business through the years that caters to those with ... [...] more »

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Apps to help deaf, hearing people communicate more easily - SFGate

Apps to help deaf, hearing people communicate more easily SFGate When Lyft passengers get into Jibril Jaha's silver Honda, he suggests they speak into his Android phone so their words will appear on the smart watch on his wrist. "I can't hear; I'm deaf," he says, enunciating carefully. "This is an app called I See ... [...] more »

Categories: Technik Kommunikation
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