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Articles posted on Wed, Mar 28, 2007

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Deaf Child's Bill of Rights poised to pass

Staffers at the Georgia School for the Deaf in Cave Spring are waiting for final word before analyzing the impact of the Deaf Child’s Bill of Rights — but director Lee Shiver already is pleased. “When you consider its effect on raising awareness, that’s the part that’s the most meaningful,” he said. [...] more »

Categories: Schule Recht
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Blind, deaf advocates oppose merger of Oregon schools

Advocates for blind and deaf students in Oregon say they're opposed to a recommendation that two state schools for them be merged in Salem. A study by the state Department of Education staff earlier this month cited costs and declining student enrollment as a reason to merge the School for the Deaf with the School for the Blind. [...] more »

Categories: Schule Soziales
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Firm plans deaf telcom center in Md. - Hemscott

A Nebraska firm specializing in telecommunications for the deaf said Friday it will establish a center in Frostburg to serve Maryland residents under a $32 million state contract. [...] more »

Categories: Technik Dolmetschen

Articles posted on Tue, Mar 27, 2007

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Movie captions for the hearing-impaired (ABC 13 Toledo)

Rosaline Hayes-Crawford from the National Association for the Deaf says, "People who are deaf and hard of hearing have been left out of going to the movies, wonderful American cultural experience, because they don't have access to the sound track." [...] more »

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Rwanda: When the Deaf Are Ignored On HIV/Aids - AllAfrica.com

The view that the entire population is quite aware of the dreaded disease, HIV/Aids may not be the case after all. Staring straight at a language interpreter, trying to help communicate to a group of deaf people makes one understand this. [...] more »

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Sorenson Communications Launches High Quality Spanish Video Relay ... - HispanicBusiness.com (press release)

Deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals can now use Sorenson VRS Espanol to place the equivalent of a phone call to any hearing individual who speaks Spanish. [...] more »

Categories: Technik Dolmetschen
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Deaf, illiterate and self-trained, and with a perspective all his own - San Francisco Chronicle

Born deaf in thinly populated farm country, Castle never learned to sign, speak or write anything more than his name. Yet he left a tremendous output of artwork, which began to receive national recognition during the late '60s. The Boise Art Museum owns a large cache of his work. [...] more »

Categories: Kultur
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MAN'S INHUMANITY TO WOMAN

At 19, this deaf and dumb girl already has two children not because she wants to be a mother, but because some unknown men had taken advantage of her. [...] more »

Categories: Barrierefreiheit Recht
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A vibrant portrait of the little-understood deaf culture - SouthFlorida.com

The 300,000 Americans who are profoundly deaf really do share a distinct experience, and Through Deaf Eyes makes it vivid for outsiders in a lively, succinct way. No handicaps here, just a "poetical" language, a tight sense of community, and a growing pride that what once was segregated came to develop its own set of discrete characteristics worth preserving and celebrating. [...] more »

Gehörlosen-News

Visiting Fellowship in London

Applications are invited for a visiting fellowship to the Deafness, Cognition and Language Research Centre. [...] more »

Categories: Bildung
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Language, Education and Diversity Conference in New Zealand

The Organisers are pleased to invite you to participate in the 2nd International Conference on Language, Education and Diversity (LED 2007). The conference is to be held 21-24 November 2007 at the University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand [...] more »

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