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First reported 42 mins ago - Updated 42 mins ago - 1 reports

Should all deaf Dalmatians be euthanized?

Dalmatians have a genetic predisposition for deafness - but should all deaf Dalmatians be euthanized? The Dalmatian Club of America thinks that they should be - and this organization isn't alone.The Dalmatian Club of America (DCA) states that the number ... [Published Examiner.com - 42 mins ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

App created to help deaf, hard hearing

CLEVELAND - Three researchers have created the first mobile app that makes conversation possible for those who suffer from hearing loss.The app, Transcense , was developed by graduates from Berkeley and the University of San Francisco, who also deal with ... [Published NewsNet 5 - 1 hour ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Sign language interpreter tablet empowers the deaf

A new tablet called UNI translates sign language into spoken language using gesture recognition technology by Leap Motion.The portable device could enable deaf people to communicate freely with those who don't understand sign language, opening up a world ... [Published Yahoo! News - 2 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Police cadets learn sign language

As current Norman police cadets advance through training, one partnership has allowed them the unique opportunity to work with a population that's nearly invisible.Anyone could pass someone who is deaf or hard of hearing on the street and never even know ... [Published Moore American - 5 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

Deaf blind man was thrown onto track

Two men have been sent to prison for throwing a deaf blind man and his brother onto railway tracks.The 31-year-old, from Ipswich, was at Chelmsford station with his brother, when they were attacked on 20 February.Daniel Webster, 23, of Colchester Road, ... [Published BBC - 5 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Warrington Deaf Society leads the way in diversifying

Peter Jackson with some of the collection MBDS011014DIVERSIFYING is a buzz word for many industries.But the Warrington and District Society for Deaf People is leading the way in the charity sector by expanding its home to other organisations.And one such ... [Published Congleton Guardian - 10 hours ago]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 6 reports

This Technology Could Change the Way Deaf People Live

A new device being produced to ship in fall 2015 could be the first compact, real-time interpreter for deaf people who cannot speak. Courtesy of MotionSavvy A San Francisco company is crowdfunding a project to make sign-to-word communication the most ... [Published Time - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 2 reports

Scientists Restore Hearing in Deaf Mice By Triggering Genes to Produce NT3 Protein (Yahoo! News)

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 10:31Scientists from the University of Michigan Medical School, Harvard University and the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary have succeeded in restoring hearing in noise-deafened mice by activating a protein to repair crucial ... [Published Elifesciences - Oct 22 2014]
Entities: Protein, Yahoo News, Deaf
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 2 reports

Magical Gardens for the Blind and Deaf

Sensory gardens are outdoor spaces designed to stimulate the senses and increase awareness of the body. Why they are so important for physically and cognitively disabled kids (and their able bodied peers). ... [Published Yahoo! News UK and Ireland - Oct 22 2014]
Entities: Deaf
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 2 reports

Is the L.A. teachers union tone deaf?

It was back-to-school night in August. A time for new beginnings and high hopes at Thomas Starr King Middle School on the Silver Lake/Los Feliz border.Then came an awkward moment.With new parents and students in the room, a teachers union rep got up on ... [Published Los Angeles Times - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 4 reports

Scientists find method for restoring hearing loss in mice

Around 26 million Americans aged 20-69 have high-frequency hearing loss due to noise exposure, but scientists at the University of Michigan have discovered a potential way to reverse that damage, Medical News Today reported.In mice, the protein Neurotrophin-3 ... [Published FOXNews.com - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 2 reports

EEOC sues FedEx Ground, claims discrimination in employment

TRIAD —The federal agency that oversees complaints about discrimination in employment has filed a national legal action against FedEx Ground, which has a major package sorting operation in the region.Earlier this month, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity ... [Published High Point Enterprise - Oct 21 2014]

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Reflino Fernandes, a coordinator with Caritas, says, "Four months ago, we came up with the concept of teaching these young people photography, but when we approached special schools, we did not receive a positive response."
The DCA's advice to veterinarians is similar: "Please advise your clients to put down any deaf pups they may have bred. PLEASE do not make it any more difficult for your client by suggesting that perhaps a 'special' home might be found. With the enormous surplus of unwanted dogs in this country, there is no need to preserve dogs with problems such as deafness ."
" Worst spaceship ever ": Tsiolkovsky critiqued the space cannon from Vernes From the Earth to the Moon"
...an acclaimed scholar with a rich understanding of language, cultural brokering and patient advocacy," says Jim Ewel , InDemand Interpreting's CEO.  "While we already enjoy the best trained, most experienced and talented medical interpreting staff in the country, InDemand was the first company to commit to employing 100% certified medical interpreters. Eliana is leading us there."

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Job Opportunity in Corpus Christi [Published Deaf Network of Texas - 1 hour ago]
Job Opportunity in Corpus Christi Corpus Christi Area Council for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing Center 5151 McArdle Road Corpus Christi, Texas 78411 361-993-1154 Office Job Vacancies As of September 24, 2014 A) Interpreter for the Deaf: Currently available ...
DHHS: A webinar for Interpreters 10/30/14 – Free [Published Deaf Network of Texas - 1 hour ago]
A webinar for interpreters – October 30, 2014 – free Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services, Office for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services presents “Qualified to Interpret?”, Thursday, October 30, 2014 What is a qualified interpreter? The ...
Children of a Lesser God 10/29/14 – DFW [Published Deaf Network of Texas - 2 hours ago]
COLLIN COLLEGE AUTEUR FILM SERIES 2014-2015: Education and Other Dangerous Things CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD 7 p.m., Wednesday, October 29, 2014 Admission: FREE! Spring Creek Campus Living Legends Conference Center (R, 1986, dir. Randa Haines, 119 minutes) ...
This Technology Could Change the Way Deaf Peopl... [Published Real Clear Politics - TIME.com - Oct 22 2014]
Ryan Hait-Campbell says his San Francisco company’s invention is really about jobs. Deaf people like himself, explains the MotionSavvy CEO, are too often shunted into positions that don’t require talking to anyone—washing dishes, fishing or other solitary ...
This Technology Could Change the Way Deaf Peopl... [Published TIME.com - Oct 22 2014]
Ryan Hait-Campbell says his San Francisco company’s invention is really about jobs. Deaf people like himself, explains the MotionSavvy CEO, are too often shunted into positions that don’t require talking to anyone—washing dishes, fishing or other solitary ...
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Deaf dancers find fame in China [Published Reuters Video: In Depth - Feb 20 2008]
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