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Veröffentlicht am Fr, den 03.06.2016

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Conference Celebrates Unprecedented High Literacy Rates Among Deaf Children - PR Newswire (press release)

Top international researchers as well as visitors from around the United States, will converge at the 50th Anniversary of Cued Speech Conference, which celebrates the enormous success at increasing literacy among students who are deaf/hard of hearing since Cued Speech was invented a half century ago. [...] weiter »

Veröffentlicht am Do, den 19.05.2016

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Ghana to house first African Deaf University - Starr 103.5 FM

The first ever University for the Deaf in Africa is to be constructed in Ghana to simplify education and communication in sign language on the continent. The University, which is expected to be operational in about two years, will be situated on the Techiman campus of the Valley View University in the Brong Ahafo region. [...] weiter »

Kategorien: Bildung Wissenschaft

Veröffentlicht am Fr, den 13.05.2016

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LU Deaf Studies and Deaf Education awarded $1.25M grant - Texas Examiner

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs has awarded a $1.25 million grant to the Department of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education at Lamar University. The focus of the grant is to prepare teachers for deaf and hard of hearing students in kindergarten through 12th grade who have additional disabilities. [...] weiter »

Kategorien: Bildung Wissenschaft

Veröffentlicht am Do, den 12.05.2016

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New brain research may help treat single-sided deafness - Science Daily

A new discovery could help people suffering with single-sided deafness (SSD) find a treatment quicker -- and could potentially lead to a cure. SSD affects around 9,000 people per year in the UK, and around 60,000 per year in the US. [...] weiter »

Kategorien: Wissenschaft

Veröffentlicht am Di, den 26.04.2016

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Sign Language projects receive $1m - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Disability Issues Minister Nicky Wagner today congratulated 24 successful applicants who received just over $1 million worth of grants from the New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) Fund. [...] weiter »

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New sign languages hint at how all languages evolve - Science Magazine

Etedgi, now 68, is one of about 10,000 signers of Israeli Sign Language (ISL), a language that emerged only 80 years ago. Her lean has a precise meaning, signaling that she wants to get in an aside before finishing her tale. [...] weiter »

Veröffentlicht am Di, den 05.04.2016

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Fontbonne professor lauded for work with deaf - STLtoday.com

Susan Lenihan, a professor and director of Fontbonne University's deaf education program, was selected from a field of 10 international experts to receive an excellence award. [...] weiter »

Veröffentlicht am Do, den 03.03.2016

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How Gallaudet University's Architects Are Redefining Deaf Space - Curbed

Founded in 1864, Gallaudet is still the only liberal arts institution geared to the Deaf and hard of hearing in the United States—or, for that matter, in any country (a school motto is "There is no other place like this in the world"). [...] weiter »

Kategorien: Bildung Wissenschaft

Veröffentlicht am Do, den 27.08.2015

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American Sign Language is a language, researchers prove - TheChronicleHerald.ca

American Sign Language is a language, researchers prove TheChronicleHerald.ca American Sign Language or even simple gestures are processed by deaf people in the part of the brain that is used for spoken language, says international research headed up by a Dalhousie University neuroscientist. Using functional magnetic resonance ... [...] weiter »

Veröffentlicht am Di, den 25.08.2015

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Dallas university team develops sign language recognition system using TI ... - Dallas Morning News (blog)

Dallas university team develops sign language recognition system using TI ... Dallas Morning News (blog) A team of Dallas researchers has developed a wearable American Sign Language Recognition system to detect gestures in real-time that looks like something from a sci-fi movie. The system consists of two devices: One that sits on a person's wrist to ... [...] weiter »

Veröffentlicht am Do, den 13.08.2015

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Top university for the deaf narrows presidential search to three finalists - Washington Post

Choosing a new president is always a key moment for a university. That is especially true for a school in the nation's capital that was the scene of a student uprising called “Deaf President Now.” Gallaudet University, the nation's flagship school for ... [...] weiter »

Kategorien: Bildung Wissenschaft

Veröffentlicht am Mo, den 03.08.2015

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Exploring Deaf people's life experiences in Bristol - University of Bristol

Working in partnership with the British Deaf Association (BDA) and the Deaf Studies Trust (DST), the project aims to find the unifying threads of the Deaf community in Bristol, focusing on Deaf spaces and places of the past, present and future through ... [...] weiter »

Kategorien: Wissenschaft Soziales

Veröffentlicht am Do, den 09.07.2015

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Gene therapy offers hope to congentially deaf children, say scientists ... - The Independent

Researchers could be within five to ten years away from being able to cure congenital deafness through gene therapy [...] weiter »

Kategorien: Wissenschaft

Veröffentlicht am Sa, den 13.09.2014

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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 ... [...] weiter »

Kategorien: Wissenschaft Medizin

Veröffentlicht am Di, den 11.03.2014

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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. [...] weiter »

Kategorien: Wissenschaft Kultur
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