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USA

News | Charlotte Observer - 23 May 2014

3 sentenced in 2012 killing of deaf man

Two young women connected to the stabbing death of Michael Shull asked for forgiveness in court Thursday. His...

USA

Sports | FightLine.com - 23 May 2014

UFC Vet Matt Hamill Signs On With World Series Of Fighting

Hamill (11-5) lost three of his last four fight inside the Octagon, though they took place over the span...

USA

News | Tech Times - 22 May 2014

Despite cochlear implants hearing-impaired children face cognitive skill challenges, says study

Children wearing cochlear implants to help regain hearing ability are likely going to face executive...

USA

News | Kent Reporter - 22 May 2014

Kentlake presents American Sign Language Music Project

Kentlake High School presents its seventh annual American Sign Language (ASL) Music Project on May 29-31...

USA

Sports | TWC News - 22 May 2014

Deaf High School Football Player Receives College Scholarship to Play

BURLINGTON -- A high school football player in Burlington is getting a full scholarship to play in college....

USA

News | Hartford Courant - 22 May 2014

Newly Named Executive Director Of ASD Is The Second Deaf Leader In School\'s ...

WEST HARTFORD — As a member of the deaf community, Jeffrey S. Bravin is the first to acknowledge the...

FRA

Sports | Ouest-France - 22 May 2014

Bocce for the deaf [De la pétanque pour les sourds et malentendants]

For the third consecutive year, ASPTT Cholet organized Saturday's petanque contest for deaf and hard...

USA

News | MassLive.com - 22 May 2014

Texting 911: Vermont becomes one of first states to allow deaf people to ...

MONTPELIER, Vt. — Sometimes a voice call to 911 just won't work, such as for deaf people in need of...

USA

News | KRTV Great Falls News - 22 May 2014

Technology allows hearing-impaired Montanans to communicate more easily

GREAT FALLS -- The Montana Telecommunications Access Program (MTAP) offers equipment to Montanans with...

USA

News | Intercooler - 21 May 2014

Proposed Kansas Store to Provide New Options for Hearing Impaired

Dr. Jennifer Gryska AuD is offering lower-cost, high-tech alternatives to hearing aids. Lenexa, KS —...

CRC

News | Tico Times - 21 May 2014

Casa Presidencial announces all public events will have sign language ...

She says a lot but you’ve probably never heard a word out of her mouth. Estefanía Carvajal, a Costa...

USA

News | Huffington Post - 21 May 2014

Creating Deaf Accessibility in the Workplace

When interviewing for a job, you only get one chance at a good first impression. You try to wear the...

FRA

Sports | Ouest-France - 21 May 2014

Les résultats du championnat de pétanque pour sourds [Les résultats du championnat de pétanque pour sourds]

Tout le week-end, le complexe sportif du Haut-Champ accueillait les 34e championnats de France de pétanque...

FRA

Sports | France 3 - 21 May 2014

Football: the deaf Rennes champions France [Football: les sourds et malentendants rennais champions de France]

They had not won the trophy for 17 years. This time it is done, the team of deaf Rennes won the Coupe...

USA

News | Wicked Local Bridgewater - 21 May 2014

Helping hands: Molinari teaches ASL and Deaf awareness in Bridgewater

Laura Gardner still remembers how amazing it felt the first time she had a real conversation with her...

GBR

News | Mansfield Chad - 21 May 2014

Derbyshire Healthcare in deaf pledge

Derbyshire Healthcare has become only the second mental health trust in England to sign the British Deaf...

USA

News | The Ann Arbor News - 21 May 2014

Ann Arbor schools seeks to hire Arabic, American Sign Language teachers

Arabic and American Sign Language could be among the newest additions to Ann Arbor Public Schools' world...

GBR

News | Hartlepool Mail - 21 May 2014

More help is on hand in Hartlepool for those with hearing loss

A COUNCIL says it is fully committed to help those with hearing loss after a successful initiative to...

ITA

News | Gazzetta di Modena - 16 May 2014

Police Headquarters, an App to help deaf people [Questura, una App per soccorrere le persone sorde]

An application for smartphones and tablets that allows deaf people to call and interact with the operating...

USA

News | Houston Press (blog) - 16 May 2014

100 Creatives 2014: Amber Galloway Gallego, Rockstar and Sign Language ...

Who knew interpreting Kendrick Lamar's "Fuckin' Problems" at the 2013 Lollapalooza would make American...

FRA

News | maville.com - 16 May 2014

Nantes. A "Garden Pi Deaf" on Persagotière [Nantes. Une « Garden Pi Sourds » à la Persagotière]

The Persagotière hosted yesterday a "Garden Pi deaf." 47 people gathered: deaf children, college students,...

NZL

Sports | Deaf Sports Federation of New Zealand - 16 May 2014

Expression of Interest Form for 2015 Asia Pacific Deaf Games

The 8th Asia Pacific Deaf Games will be held in Taiwan during October 2015. If you are interested to...

NZL

News | Nelson Mail - 15 May 2014

Children relish chance for a group 'sign-a-long'

Nelson schoolchildren used their hands, instead of voices, to recite the national anthem to celebrate...

USA

Announcement | Herald-Mail Media - 15 May 2014

Md. Grange offers scholarship for deaf students

The Maryland State Grange will offer a scholarship to an eligible college student for the 2014-15 school...

ITA

News | Adnkronos/IGN - 15 May 2014

Medicine 8 million Italians with hearing problems, are more plants to save [Medicina: 8 mln italiani con problemi udito, servono piu' impianti per ...]

Rome, May 15 (Reuters) - Eight million Italians have a hearing disorder more or less severe. A number...

GBR

News | The Guardian - 15 May 2014

A day in the life of a deaf school girl in North Korea

Ju Su-yang, 16, schoolgirl Born in Pyongyang, 4 November 1997 "I was one year-old when I went deaf,"...

NZL

Announcement | Deaf Sports Federation of New Zealand - 15 May 2014

NZ Deaf 8 Ball Championships 2014

NZD8P 2014 Upper Hutt Accommodation (1) NZD8P Registration Form 2014 (1) Attached to this post is information...

FRA

News | Midi Libre - 15 May 2014

Ales: the hand of Taxes for the deaf and hearing impaired [Alès : le coup de main des Impôts pour les sourds et malentendants]

Ales an agent trained in sign language helps deaf du Gard. The expression of relief in sign language...

DEN

Sports | Dansk Døve-Idrætsforbund [Danish Deaf Sports Federation] - 14 May 2014

DDI - Football NEW [DDI - Fodbold NYT]

Dalum Stadium forming searching 14.00 a framework for the international match on deaf between Denmark...

USA

News | Inside Gallaudet - 14 May 2014

Gallaudet Names Dr. Carol J. Erting as Provost

Dr. Erting officially becomes provost in July 2014 replacing Dr. Stephen Weiner, who has served as provost...

ITA
ITA

Sports | Mattino Padova - 14 May 2014

Fencing, presented in Padua wrist strap for the Deaf [Scherma, presentata a Padova polsiera per sordi]

PADUA. A wrist strap for vibrotactile also allow deaf people to go up on stage and face an onslaught...

USA

News | Washington Post (blog) - 14 May 2014

After two years, app to assist mobile deaf users finally gets nod of approval ...

It's been over two years, but Miracom -- a Kansas firm that's developed an app to help the deaf and hard-of-hearing...

IRL

Announcement | Irish Deaf.com - 14 May 2014

6th June – Building The Future 2014

Building The Future is a unique careers event aimed at students and graduates with disabilities. Students...

USA

News | St. Augustine Record - 14 May 2014

On the deaf and blind school campus, everyone matters

Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind elementary students gathered at the Kids Town amphitheater...

CUB

News | Granma Internacional - 14 May 2014

Avanza rehabilitating deaf-blind in Cuba [Avanza la rehabilitación de sordo-ciegos en Cuba]

HAVANA -. Suman students and 15 graduates of the rehabilitation center for deaf-blind, Cautious River...

NZL

Book | Scoop.co.nz (press release) - 14 May 2014

Hairy Maclary brought to life with sign language

The much-loved children’s book, Hairy Maclary from Donaldson’s Dairy, was brought to life for Kiwi...

NZL

News | SunLive - 13 May 2014

Videos aid Bay hearing impaired

Hearing impaired residents across the Bay of Plenty are set to benefit from seven newly released online...

USA

Sports | seattlepi.com (blog) - 13 May 2014

Seahawks to try out another deaf player, DE Adham Talaat

In the run-up to Super Bowl XLVIII, when the Seahawks were at the center of the nation’s sports conversation,...

USA

News | Chron.com - 13 May 2014

Couple with high hopes for new life in Houston killed in horrible wreck

A couple on the way to Houston to start a new life got no further than New Mexico, where they were killed...

IRL

News | Irish Independent - 13 May 2014

Deaf mute goes on trial accused of killing man by causing him to fall under a ...

A Dublin man has gone on trial this morning for killing another by causing him to fall under a bus two...

USA

News | Firehouse.com - 13 May 2014

Okla. Crews Doling Out Smoke Detectors to Deaf

The Del City Fire Department is offering free smoke detection equipment for deaf residents with the help...

IRL

News | Irish Deaf.com - 13 May 2014

Kerry Deaf Resource Centre Update 12.05.14

NINE  YEAR  OLD  BOY  TRYING  TO  GET  IRELAND  SIGNING Quaid is a young Irish boy aged 9 who...

GBR

Entertainment | Daily Mail - 12 May 2014

Matthew Powe , who's deaf, signed 'Watch me':to friend before killing actor ...

A deaf man killed an actor with one punch after signing ‘watch me’ to a friend, a court has heard. Matthew...

USA

Announcement | NAD News - 12 May 2014

NAD Looks for Communications Specialist, Part-Time

The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) seeks an enthusiastic and dedicated Communications Specialist...

NED

Announcement | Dovenschap - 12 May 2014

Job: Remote Solar Designer [Vacature: Remote Solar Designer]

Our partner Zonline wants to help the hearing impaired to work. They now have a job that is very suitable...

FRA

News | la Nouvelle République - 12 May 2014

Accompany deafness: new ambitions [Accompagner la surdité : de nouvelles ambitions]

The Association Communicating with hands for 10 years working at the social inclusion of deaf people....

IRL

News | Irish Examiner - 12 May 2014

West Cork town plans to teach residents sign language

Businesspeople and schoolchildren in a West Cork town could learn sign language to help them communicate...

BEL

Sports | Belgian Deaf Sport - 11 May 2014

8th European Football Championship 2015 [8e E.K. Voetbal 2015]

8 th European Championship (Men and Women)
Date: June 21 to July 4, 2015
Location: Hannover...

NZL

News | Scoop.co.nz (press release) - 11 May 2014

Sign Language Week 2014

On the eve of New Zealand Sign Language Week 2014 the Human Rights Commission has highlighted the fundamental...