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Mandy Harvey – deaf singer got dazzled in “America’s Got Talent”

A phenomenal success for Mandy Harvey who became deaf in 10 years ago, aged 18, from a connective-tissue disorder where she has got ill,...

Gene Simmons of Kiss tries to trademark the sign language gesture for ‘love’

Extracted from The Washington Post - 15 June 2017 - By Travis M. Andrews  Numerous historians long ago agreed that rock-and-roll emerged from Ike Turner’s “Rocket...
Actress Millicent Simmonds poses for photographers during the photo call for the film Wonderstruck at the 70th international film festival, Cannes, southern France. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

‘Wonderstruck,’ with deaf newcomer Simmonds, lands at Cannes

Extracted from Mail Online - 18 May 2017 - By Jake Coyle of Associated Press CANNES, France (AP) - The cacophony of the Cannes Film Festival...
Deaf men helped NASA

‘I wanted to serve’: These deaf men helped NASA understand motion sickness in space

Extracted from The Washington Post - 5 May 2017 - By Sarah Larimer  Video above: In the 1960s, 11 men with ties to Gallaudet University...

Swiss deaf protest against emergency sirens

The Swiss Federation for the Deaf staged protests in four cities in Switzerland this week as their government carried out the annual testing of...

Helga Stevens Interview

At the end of September 2016, it was announced that the European Conservatives and Reformists (ECR) in the European Parliament had nominated its vice-president...
Australian Sign Language finger spelling chart

Auslan National Curriculum roll out

The first national curriculum for Auslan (Australian Sign Language), will soon be rolled out in schools across Australia, in a move being described as...

Deaf refugee boy facing deportation

The family of a six-year-old deaf boy who fled Iraq because of death threats from extremists say they're devastated after being told they face...

Pope Signs Christmas Greeting

Pope Francis has used sign language to deliver a lively Christmas video message for deaf Catholics. The Pontiff smiles and waves enthusiastically before asking those...

“Trump” is Swiss Sign of the Year

Donald Trump has beaten off stiff competition from “Netflix”, “vegan” and “deportation” to be chosen as “sign of the year” by the Swiss Deaf...