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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 “...
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...
Pressured for months by teachers, community leaders and aldermen, Mayor Rahm Emanuel's hand-picked school board is nonetheless expected on Wednesday to approve closing all but a few of the 53 elementary schools the administration wants to shut down....
email@example.comAn elderly woman heads into the emergency room with severe stomach pain. She hardly understand what’s happening, let alone how the doctors will fix it. All she knows is that it hurts, she’s alone and she doesn’t speak English. As...
Students in Palm Beach County who are deaf or hard of hearing will get a taste of visual storytelling from CJ Jones – an internally known deaf artist. Jones next week will conduct drama workshops at Indian Pines Elementary in Lake Worth, Palm...
36-million adults in the U-S report some degree of hearing loss. But only one in five people who could benefit from a hearing aid uses one. Now a new device that actually goes inside the *mouth* could help many hear much better. Remember how the...
Deafnet Association Inc. is sponsoring Deaf Awareness Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, May 10, at the Valley Mall, 17301 Valley Mall Road, Hagerstown, featuring vendors serving the deaf community. Also from 1 to 2 p.m., state officials will lead a...
Mayor Rahm Emanuel's push to shut 53 city elementary schools ran into an unexpected buzz saw of criticism Tuesday from hearing officers hired to vet the process, with several raising doubts about the wisdom of the proposals and recommending against 13...
Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s push to shut 53 city elementary schools ran into an unexpected buzz saw of criticism Tuesday from hearing officers hired to vet the process, with several raising doubts about the wisdom of the proposals and recommending...
Raymond Smith Jr. has been trying for nearly two decades to make the movie industry listen to the needs of the deaf and hard of hearing. This month, the senior executive at Regal Entertainment Group will come closer to his goal. His company, the...
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