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    Google Alert - deaf

  • Samaritans ensure state's deaf cricketers are not left in lurch
    Vadodara: The state may have provided national deaf cricketers and even the skipper of the team, but there seems to be little financial support for the deaf-mute cricketers in the state. The team is training in Vadodara for the Eighth National Cricket Tournament thanks to good Samaritans and not formal ...... Read more »
  • Emotional Ireland's Got Talent fans hail 'powerful' and 'beautiful' performance by The DeafTones
    But the group — made up of 13 girls aged 13 to 22 — proved that being deaf is not a disability on the show. Led by conductor Shirley, the Dublin-based choir use signed harmonies, facial expressions and rhythms in their performances. Member Ciara Ennis McLoughlin joined after her sisters Aimee and ...... Read more »
  • This incredible choir with 11 deaf members turned everyone watching into an emotional wreck
    A choir with a difference, comprising of eleven deaf members, who sign to the music, with two hearing members who sing. This choir experiences music in a variety of different ways, including sensing sound through vibrations and lip reading. The group range in age from 13 to 39 years old and have ...... Read more »
  • Deaf Aid Market Research, Key Players, Industry Overview, Supply and Consumption Analysis ...
    Deaf Aid Market report provides complete evaluation for those who are looking for Business expand in various regions, manufacturers, New entrants in the industry, Professional organisation/solutions providers, Government bodies, financial speculators and private value firms. Reports presents an ...... Read more »

    Google Alert - sign language

  • Sykesville woman teaches sign language to community using social media
    With more than 950 likes, Ivy Brach has established quite a following on social media. Brach posts one sign in American Sign Language per day to her Facebook page, “Sign Lively With Ivy.” She also has a YouTube page under the same name. “I wanted to teach people sign language because people ...... Read more »
  • Karnataka: For these differently-abled, Mallakhamba is child's play
    Hence, we had to develop a unique sign language to train them in the indigenous sport,” says coach Girish Jiddimani. Mallakhamba is a traditional sport in which a gymnast performs aerial yoga postures and wrestling grips in concert with a vertical stationary wooden pole, cane or hanging rope.... Read more »
  • Emotional Ireland's Got Talent fans hail 'powerful' and 'beautiful' performance by The DeafTones
    IRELAND'S Got Talent fans were left reaching for the tissues as they hailed the “powerful” and “beautiful” performance by the DeafTones. The group got a standing ovation as their version of Photograph by Ed Sheeran on Saturday night's show reduced judges Jason Byrne, Michelle Visage, Louis Walsh ...... Read more »
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    Google Alert - deaf sport

  • Lagos Dissolves Boards of State Sports Associations
    Also included are, squash, swimming, table tennis, taekwondo, tug of war, weightlifting, wrestling, volley-ball, golf, deaf sports, para sports, traditional sports, triathlon and sports medicine. Tandoh, on behalf of the Lagos State Government commended and thanked the chairmen and members of the ...... Read more »

    Google Alert - deafness

  • Can Dogs be Born Deaf?
    Deafness is something that affects many humans and can have a real impact on quality of life, particularly if the person was not born deaf. Similarly, animals can also experience deafness – sometimes this can be on a temporary basis while other times it can be from birth. Dogs can be born deaf if they ...... Read more »
  • Heart Surgery In Infants May Cause Deafness
    The study suggested that children who undergo heart surgery should have their hearing evaluated by age 24 to 30 months, to increase their chances of receiving timely medical intervention. IANS. Updated:February 17, 2018, 10:08 AM IST. facebook · Twitter · google skype whatsapp. Heart Surgery In ...... Read more »
  • Heart surgery in infants may cause deafness
    Children who have undergone heart surgery as infants may risk hearing loss by the age of four, in addition to poor language skills and cognitive problems, researchers have found.Researchers discovered that around 21 per cent of 348 pre-schoolers, who had survived cardiac surgery, suffered hearing ...... Read more »

    Google Alert - hard of hearing

  • Sykesville woman teaches sign language to community using social media
    It is one of several communication options used by people who are deaf or hard-of-hearing as no one form of sign language is universal. Different sign languages are used in different countries or regions — for example, British Sign Language (BSL) is a different language from ASL, and Americans who ...... Read more »
  • Hearing aid support service launched
    A service to support deaf and hard of hearing people in Bridgend has been launched by the charity Action on Hearing Loss Cymru. The Hear to Help service will enable people to receive free NHS hearing aid repairs and maintenance in local libraries, community centres and through home visits.... Read more »
  • The Book That Captures My Daughter's Best Friendship
    As a parent, I get a lot of joy hearing my daughter totally lose herself in a fit of giggles. The girls have known each other for about a year and a half, since they were both newly 3. My daughter goes to a preschool program for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. She's hearing, but she is a "peer model.... Read more »
  • Subtitle Heroes: Fansubbing Movie Criticized For Piracy Promotion
    For many years, subtitling ('fansubbing') communities have provided an incredible service to citizens around the globe, from those seeking to experience new culture and languages to the hard of hearing and profoundly deaf. Now, following in the footsteps of movies like TPB:AFK and Kim Dotcom: ...... Read more »

    Google Alert - hearing impaired

  • Security must transcend ideology, Britain's Theresa May to tell EU
    We can not guarantee that it is suitable for the visually or hearing impaired. Mrs May will add: 'Those who threaten our security would like nothing more than to see us fractured. "We as 27 will be very carefully vetting that process to see to it that it is as close as possible but that it is different to what... Read more »
  • Karnataka: For these differently-abled, Mallakhamba is child's play
    Sushmita Singh Reddy and Sridevi Katagi form 'Pyramid structure' in. Rope Mallakhamba | D Hemanth. And their confidence and performance on the rope and pole leave audience in total awe. For these speech-and-hearing-impaired kids of Lakshmeshwar, performing Mallakhamba, an ancient sport, ...... Read more »
  • Far-right extremists march in Sofia to honour pro-Nazi general
    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 February 17, 2018 9:23 PMFeb 17, 2018 - 21:23. By Angel Krasimirov. SOFIA (Reuters) - Hundreds of far-right ...... Read more »
  • Doña Ana Road Will Be Closed for 18 Weeks
    ... maintained during the construction. Motorists should seek alternate routes to avoid any possible delays. For information, call the Contracts Administration section of the City of Las Cruces Public Works Department, 575/528-3098. The TTY number, for people who are hearing impaired, is 575/541-2182.... Read more »


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