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News | NBC4 Washington - 20 Dec 2013

90-Year-Old Woman Fatally Struck by Car While Walking Dog in Southwest D.C.

A 90-year-old woman fatally struck by a car while walking her dog in Southwest D.C. Wednesday has been...


News | - 17 Dec 2013

Little girl sign language: Parents get loving surprise from daughter

Little girl sign language: A five-year-old girl has become famous for her thoughtful gesture during her...


News | NAD News - 17 Dec 2013

Jenny Buechner Appointed to the NAD Board

The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the selection of...


News | - 17 Dec 2013

Tourist attractions failing people with hearing loss says charity

Several of Scotland's major tourist attractions are failing to cater for the needs of people with hearing...


News | The Verge - 16 Dec 2013

SNL lampoons Obama selfie, state surveillance, and Mandela memorial's sign ...

Last night, Saturday Night Live poked fun at the president's impromptu portrait with Danish prime minister...


News | Aurora Beacon News - 16 Dec 2013

Aurora Noon Lions Club offers Santa visit for hearing impaired

Kids around the world have been visiting Santa during the past few weeks, hoping their Christmas wishes...


News | Arizona Daily Star - 16 Dec 2013

Former administrator at School for the Deaf and the Blind sues for retaliation

A former employee of the Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind is suing the school, claiming...


News | KTLA - 16 Dec 2013

Deaf Man Hears Daughter Sing for First Time

Thanks to new technology, a father who has been deaf for more than 50 years was finally able to hear...


Commentary | PLoS Blogs (blog) - 16 Dec 2013

Insights into Coping with Hearing Impairment within Post-Secondary Education

Previously, I discussed five principles for communicating with hearing-impaired individuals. Now that...


News | Westdeutsche Zeitung - 16 Dec 2013

Integration in the company: Good experience with people with disabilities [Integration im Unternehmen: Gute Erfahrungen mit Behinderten]

By Klaus pills The LVR has won for the second time as "disabled-friendly employer" Alstom Grid. Mönchengladbach....


News | Kansas City Star - 16 Dec 2013

Deaf people and a Kansas congressman? Yes, it's funny

But Yoder deserves some praise for his efforts to reach out to the deaf community, as long as his policies...


News | MSN - 16 Dec 2013

Relative: Mandela signer in group that burned men

A cousin of Thamsanqa Jantjie said the sign language interpreter was among a group of people who accosted...


News | Jactiv - 16 Dec 2013

Morocco, Thomas gives a smile deaf children [Au Maroc, Thomas redonne le sourire aux enfants sourds]

This student school audioprosthesis left in June humanitarian mission to Morocco to pair deaf children....


Entertainment | CTV News - 16 Dec 2013

Deaf theatre group presenting unique take on Snow White

A new theatre group is preparing for the debut of a unique stage production. "Seeing Voices Montreal"...


News | gonews - 16 Dec 2013

In the municipal offices comes the interpreter for deaf people [Negli uffici comunali arriva l'interprete per le persone sorde]

Part of December 19 of the Public Relations Office of the City (URP), an important service for deaf people...


News | Deutscher Gehörlosen-Bund e.V. - 16 Dec 2013

Bureau directly December 2013 [Präsidium direkt Dezember 2013]

The President Rudolf Sailer reported by the Bureau meeting, which took place last weekend in Göttingen...


News | The Conversation Trust (UK) - 16 Dec 2013

Explainer: what is sign language?

What is sign language? Before we answer that question, it might be useful to first consider what a “language”...


News | The Chronicle of Higher Education - 13 Dec 2013

Colleges Might as Well Say ‘Deaf People Unwelcome Here’

The scandal of the “fake interpreter” at Nelson Mandela’s memorial service is a reminder that colleges...


News | - 11 Dec 2013

Mandela deaf signer 'was a fake'

Bruno Druchen The national director of the Deaf Federation of South Africa said the unnamed man seen...


News | Gebärdenwelt - 06 Jul 2012

The deaf university life master [Gehörlos den Uni-Alltag meistern]

Josephine Hoffmann studied theology at the University of Leipzig and is usually accompanied by interpreters...


News | Gebärdenwelt - 06 Jul 2012

Barriers for deaf people at the Vienna Transport [Barrieren für gehörlose Menschen bei den Wiener Linien]

Johanna Reiter of the University of Agricultural Sciences, wrote her Bachelor thesis on "Intelligent...


Sports | International Committee of Sports for the Deaf - eNews - 06 Jul 2012

New Technical Commission Chair

ICSD Swimming Technical Director Reed Gershwind (USA), has been appointed the new chair of ICSD's Technical...


News | Giornale di Montesilvano (Blog) - 06 Jul 2012

AVIS ENS and to promote the culture of blood donation among the deaf [AVIS ed ENS per promuovere la cultura della donazione del sangue ...]

Pescara, July 6, 2012 - The Association of Italian volunteers blood AVIS Comunale di Pescara and the...


News | Inside Gallaudet - 15 Jun 2012

Gallaudet celebrates renaming of the NoMa-Gallaudet U Metro station

Nearly 100 people, including Gallaudet University students, faculty, and staff, attended a ribbon cutting...


News | Gebärdenwelt - 14 Jun 2012

Sign songs Workshop in Germany [Gebärdenlieder-Workshop in Deutschland]

Last Monday was held in Hamburg Altona sign songs workshop. 30 children came with their parents to sing...


Sports | Deaf Sports Federation of New Zealand - 14 Jun 2012

Deaflympics 2013

ICSD announces Sofia, Bulgaria to host Deaflympics 2013


News | Chichester Observer - 09 May 2012

West Sussex firefighters promote National Deaf Awareness Week

FIREFIGHTERS in West Sussex are reaching out to the deaf and hard of hearing during National Deaf Awareness...


News | CNET - 09 May 2012

Deaf IBM researcher scoffs at not talking on the phone

On Monday, Kanevsky and 13 others were honored at the White House in a ceremony to celebrate those "leading...


News | Sun-Sentinel - 09 May 2012

Researchers to study fire alarms for hearing impaired

A study focused on how the hearing impaired can be awakened during a fire or similar emergency will begin...


Announcement | Fédération Francophone des Sourds de Belgique - 09 May 2012

2nd Miss Deaf and Mister Belgium 2012 [2ème élection de Miss et Mister Deaf Belgium 2012]


News | Lancashire Evening Post - 09 May 2012

Mum's day of destiny

A mum of twins will today speak about her experiences of living with a hearing impaired child at a Deafness...


News | - 09 May 2012

Fla. PSC keeps deaf phone service charge unchanged

The monthly surcharge Florida telephone users pay to support a special service for deaf and other hearing...


News | This is Leicestershire - 09 May 2012

Police are trained in sign language

Chief Inspector Rich Keenan, who is overseeing the project, hopes other officers will have the training,...


News | Daily Sundial - 09 May 2012

History of laws protecting students with disabilities

The primary and secondary school was founded in April 15, 1817, in Hartford, Conn., by Laurent Clerc...


Business | PR Web (press release) - 01 May 2012

CyraCom Launches Video Remote Interpretation Service for 11 Popular Languages

CyraCom International, Inc. today announced the release of its new on-demand Video Remote Interpretation...


News | Today's THV - 30 Apr 2012

Deaf student picked for Univ. of Ark. band

"I am completely deaf. Without these cochlear implants, I can't hear anything," says Moore. Moore has...


News | Odessa American - 28 Apr 2012

Students learn skills from basketball team

Willis Nicholson, left, teaches Oscar Gonzalez, fifth-grader, how to dribble two balls at once during...


News | Bloomberg - 28 Apr 2012


The program in question, IP Relay, allows hearing-impaired people to type text messages that the operator...


News | Straits Times - 27 Apr 2012

How do you sign a local word like durian?

By Janice Tai A video dictionary has been developed to show how the deaf can use sign language to describe...


Sports | - 27 Apr 2012

Hard work pays off for St. Mary's School for the Deaf

BUFFALO - Four years of hard work paid off this season for the St. Mary's School for the Deaf girls basketball...


Commentary | The Guardian - 27 Apr 2012

Experience: I can't see or hear

But my world was totally transformed when I was diagnosed with Usher syndrome, an inherited condition...


News | Gulf Today - 27 Apr 2012

Hearing-impaired experience sound

Bass sounds generated through vibrations could be used to transmit messages to individuals who are hearing-impaired...


News | Huffington Post - 27 Apr 2012

'No Church In The Wild' Video: Fan-Made Video Draws Criticism From ASL Community

Last week, HuffPost Entertainment highlighted one such video -- set to Kanye West and Jay-Z's song "No...


Announcement | Communication Service for the Deaf - 27 Apr 2012

Job: Chief Sales and Marketing Officer

Do you want to work in a unique organization of talented professionals with diverse cultural, educational...


Entertainment | - 27 Apr 2012

Cinedeaf arrives, the first deaf film festival [Arriva il Cinedeaf, il primo festival del cinema sordo]

From May 3 to 5, in the projection room Aquila in Rome, will stage the film festival of films made by...


News | Our Colorado News - 27 Apr 2012

Assist 2 Hear loops together a hearing community

"As hearing loss is becoming more recognized and more people are dealing with it, loops are starting...


News | Gebärdenwelt - 27 Apr 2012

First place for independent feedback Dolmetschangelegenheiten [Erste unabhängige Feedbackstelle für Dolmetschangelegenheiten]

On 24 April 2012 presented the Service Center ÖGS.barrierefrei the new nation-wide feedback for Dolmetschangelegenheiten...


News | Gebärdenwelt - 27 Apr 2012

Annual report of the ORFs [Aktueller Jahresbericht des ORFs]

Zusätzliches Angebot für gehörlose Menschen


News | rewmi - 27 Apr 2012

Contribution: My Face Discrimination Outrage Social [Contribution: MON INDIGNATION FACE A LA DISCRIMINATION SOCIALE]

There are two schools for the deaf in Dakar, Senegal's capital, one of which is called "verbal-Tonal...


News | Merced Sun-Star - 27 Apr 2012

Deaf woman gets probation in husband's stabbing death at Hotel Tioga

A 32-year-old woman who stabbed her husband to death at the Hotel Tioga last year was released from jail...

A 90-year-old woman fatally struck by a car while walking her dog in Southwest D.C. Wednesday has been identified as Frances M. Parsons, a deaf woman and long-time professor at D.C.\\\\\\\'s Gallaudet University.
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