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Bob Hiltermann was four years old when he lost his hearing to spinal meningitis, but another six years would pass before anyone around him would discover he was deaf. He was 10 when a teacher debunked his family’s assumption that he was “...
Tags: Teaching and Learning, Entertainment, Education, Schools, Music
The Burbank Police Department has announced plans to begin offering its community academy program -- a behind-the-scenes look at police operations -- for Armenian-language speakers and the hearing impaired. “Our administration is trying to open...
Steve Silverman earlier this week sat at the front of his fourth-grade classroom during a reading exercise, pulled out a crumpled ball of paper and lobbed it at a student. With their hands stretched skyward, the George Washington Elementary students...
There is a philosophy in the Tubert family that all of its members live by: "This is your journey, and what do you want to do with it?" Following that credo, father Marcelo has become a successful actor and voice-over artist and mother Lori is a...
Elbow to elbow around a kitchen island, a family dinner is unfolding. One teen is thumbing around on her phone; another is dousing his dinner in ketchup; the other two are talking music and dubbing their teacher Grim Reaper. The parents, meanwhile,...
Special to The Herald-MailChange the diaper. Feed the baby. Burp. Hold. Sleepy time. After babies are born, fussing often is a way of communicating some basic needs. When they get a little older, it’s not always that simple. Babies can point, or they can make some...
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WSBT-TVSOUTH BEND -- More people are dying in fires and here's why it's so startling: most of those deaths could have been prevented. Indiana's fire marshal says most of those fatal fires involved homes without smoke detectors or working ones. Jim Greeson...
Chloe Rice has never thought of herself as having a disability. Rice lives an active life. She's a freshman soccer player at Corona del Mar High, where she is a good student. She also enjoys scuba diving and snowboarding. She had competed in gymnastics....
Tags: FIFA World Cup, Soccer, Trips and Vacations, Sports, Travel
South Bend TribuneThe United Way of St. Joseph County will distribute 30 percent less to programs at its partner agencies for the next two years, or a total loss of $500,000 each year. It stems from a United Way campaign that, officials say, suffered from workplace losses...
Every year, more college students in the U.S. are learning a new language without uttering a word. American Sign Language, or ASL, has become one of the most popular language classes, ranking fourth in the latest Modern Language Association Survey and...
Hearing loss is the third most common physical condition after heart disease and arthritis. Hearing aids used to be the only option for those with moderate to severe hearing loss, but now an invisible device is giving patients a new choice. Doctors...
Tags: Arthritis, Heart Disease
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