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    Google Alert - deaf

  • Born Blind And Deaf, Tough Sunday Finds The Winner's Circle At Del Mar
    When the 5-year-old Tough Sunday held off a late challenge to win Thursday's fourth race at Del Mar by a half-length, it was more than just another trip ...... Read more »
  • Bihar CM Nitish Kumar pays tributes to revolutionary Batukeshwar Dutt
    ... voice heard to the deaf ears of Britishers. Both Dutt and Singh later surrendered to the police as their intention was not to cause harm to anybody but ...... Read more »
  • Joesph Q. Hyatt, 74
    He graduated from Danville School for the Deaf where he played basketball and football and he attended Tennessee Temple University. Joseph ...... Read more »
  • Joesph Q. Hyatt, 74
    He graduated from Danville School for the Deaf where he played basketball and football and he attended Tennessee Temple University. Joseph retired from Kroger Co. and was a member of Louisville Baptist Deaf Church. He is survived by his wife, Linda Diane Lee Hyatt; sister, Geneva Unsell ...... Read more »
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    Google Alert - sign language

  • Cork gets ready for its big Christmas lights spectacular
    CHRISTMAS comes to Cork this Sunday, with the Lord Mayor of Cork marking the official start of the festive season by turning on the lights. Dozens of City Council workers are putting in the hours all week, putting the finishing touches on more than 35 Christmas trees throughout the city. Some 55,000 ...... Read more »
  • Voting for Stars of Science Season 9 Finale Opens
    Mohammed aims for a more accessible and enjoyable sign language instruction for those with hearing impairments. His innovation, the Deaf Interactive Robotic Teacher, is a device that uses the latest technological advancements to teach sign language to children. Ahmad wants to make surgeries safer ...... Read more »
  • Santa Arrives in Old Town Square! Today, November 18th
    The public is encouraged to visit early in the season and special picture package discounts will be given on Wednesdays through December 6th. Being the world renowned traveler that he is, Santa is trilingual and knows Sign Language! Santa will be present at his workshop taking pictures and listening ...... Read more »
  • Annual interfaith Celebration of Thanks benefits local food bank
    The "Beautiful Singers" sign language choir from American Lutheran Church perform during the 2017 Celebration of Thanks at Sacred Heart Church in Prescott. (Richard Haddad/WNI). Originally Published: November 18, 2017 5:55 a.m. ...... Read more »
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      Google Alert - hard of hearing

    • 'A true encounter with the poor means being close to the needy'
      The idea is to care for the marginalized: people with reduced mobility, the hard-of-hearing and the deaf, the blind and the poor in spirit. Any believer or any person of goodwill can also create a moment of encounter and friendship, of solidarity and concrete assistance, by visiting someone who is poor, ...... Read more »
    • Shut out: Lack of sign language at concerts frustrates deaf Canadians
      Persaud, 31, lost her hearing at the age of nine months. But like many deaf and hearing-impaired Canadians, she and her friends find ways to enjoy music. On a recent afternoon in Rexdale, in Toronto's west end, she and two friends who are also hearing-impaired — Sidra Khan, 24, and Mellisa Casuga ...... Read more »
    • Whitworth men's basketball welcomes Gallaudet University to the Fieldhouse
      The entire team and coaching staff is either deaf or hard of hearing, with the exception of the equipment manager who serves as the team's interpreter.... Read more »
    • Broward Center Announces Schedule of Deaf Accessible Programming
      Open caption performances have a text display located to the side of the stage that scrolls dialogue and lyrics synchronized with the performance which enables deaf or hard of hearing individuals to catch quick punch lines, fast-patter lyrics and hushed dialogue. Slow Burn Theatre will present open ...... Read more »
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      Google Alert - hearing impaired

    • 'Assisted travel', a boon for the wheel-chair bound in India
      The company's main target are the four disability types — wheelchair users, visual, speech and hearing impaired. It also caters the senior citizen segment. This market has huge potential. “We find that the senior citizens have huge disposable incomes. However, due to age, their movements are restricted ...... Read more »
    • Born Blind And Deaf, Tough Sunday Finds The Winner's Circle At Del Mar
      Affectionately called “Bruiser” by his owner, Tough Sunday did regain his sight but not his hearing – the colt is still hearing impaired. When turned out with the other mares and foals on the farm, Tough Sunday behaved as any other young Thoroughbred might. Alexander decided to send him to the ...... Read more »
    • Foreign ministers to meet Arab League chief ahead of urgent session - MENA
      The following content is sourced from external partners. We cannot guarantee that it is suitable for the visually or hearing impaired. Reuters International. This content was published on November 18, 2017 2:17 PMNov 18, 2017 - 14:17. CAIRO (Reuters) - The foreign ministers of Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the ...... Read more »
    • Zimbabwe protesters begin marching towards Mugabe residence
      We cannot guarantee that it is suitable for the visually or hearing impaired. Reuters International. This content was published on November 18, 2017 2:35 PMNov 18, 2017 - 14:35. Protesters gather calling for Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe to step down, in Harare, Zimbabwe November 18, 2017.... Read more »

     


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