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Thursday, April 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Deaf Man Claims Lawyer's Bad Sign Language Cost Him Millions »
By The New York Post What’s the sign for “whoops”? A deaf former IBM worker claims he wrongly accepted a lowball...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ASL Art Performers Bringing Music to the Deaf Community During Austin's Music Festivals »
By KVUE ABC Austinites are accustomed to seeing live music on nearly every corner of the city. We have the biggest...
Monday, March 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sign language interpreter bill clears Senate Commerce Committee »
By Spokesman House-passed legislation to license sign-language interpreters in Idaho has cleared a Senate committee an...
Tuesday, February 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
After Emotional Hearing, Idaho House Panel OKs Bill to License Sign Language Interpreters »
By Boise Weekly More than a few tears were shed Monday morning as the Idaho House Health and Welfare Committee hosted a...
Monday, January 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Justice Department Awards $500,000 to Initiate Video-Based Services for Deaf Victims »
By SAT PR News Today the Justice Department’s Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) announced an award of $500,000 to...
Monday, December 19, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Coronado Girl, 13, Becomes Social Media Star With Sign Language Lip-Syncing Videos »
By NBC San Diego A middle school student from Coronado is striking a chord and gaining a huge following on social me...
Monday, November 28, 2016
Metro Deaf School to Make History with Chinese Sign Language »
By StartTribune St. Cloud State University and the Metro Deaf School in St. Paul have joined forces to include deaf and...
Tuesday, November 15, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sign Language May be helpful for Children with Childhood Apraxia of Speech »
Using sign language with intensive speech therapy may be an effective treatment for children with a rare speech disorder c...
Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Former Inmate Who Is Deaf Says Oregon Prisons Didn't Provide Interpreters for Medical Appts, Classes »
By The Oregonian A 51-year-old former Oregon inmate who is deaf testified in federal court Tuesday that he was repeated...
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Deaf News: SignLive online interpreting service awarded ISO accreditations »
SignLive , an Edinburgh based and Deaf-owned British Sign Language Online Interpreting Serivce (who have just become one o...
Monday, October 10, 2016
The Person Getting Raves at the Hurricane Press Conferences? The Sign Language Interpreter »
If you think that the sign language interpreter at the Broward County Emergency Operations Center is more dynamic than the...
Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Brighton’s first deaf café – open to all – to hold official launch this month »
A “deaf” café is to open in Brighton this month. It will be the first sign language venue of its kind in the city. Dott...
Monday, September 26, 2016
Aurally challenged raise voice for sign language »
CHENNAI: Donning yellow caps and holding balloons, more than 200 aurally-challenged people walked through the Marina prome...
Monday, September 19, 2016
Tuscaloosa police officers receive training to better communicate with hearing impaired »
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) — Police officers in Tuscaloosa received training today to better communicate with the hearing imp...
Friday, August 26, 2016
When ‘The Talk’ Is In Sign Language, There Is Clarity And Confusion »
On a Saturday morning, a group of adults gather in a circle in an elementary school classroom on the campus of Gallaudet U...
Monday, August 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Deaf community to lodge formal complaint against the AFL over interpreter for final national athem »
A formal complaint against the AFL will be lodged by representatives of the deaf community to the Human Rights Commission...
Friday, July 29, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Students bond over free sign language classes »
Three years since nonprofit organization Be An Angel started offering free American Sign Language classes in Houston, plan...
Thursday, July 28, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Former senator incorporates sign language in Democratic convention speech »
Tom Harkin, a former Democratic senator from Iowa, used American Sign Language in his address to the Democratic National C...

 

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