| Sep 15, 2013
Sometimes it's the simplest ideas that have the biggest impact, and Dan Simon is hoping his will prevent the hearing damage suffered by thousands of military personnel — the top reported service disability in the war on terror.
| Oct 25, 2013
OK, I give up. My father wins.
He's 87, my dad-dude, a tall and still-handsome white-haired guy who wears two hearing aids. Let's just note from the start that he's close to deaf, and his hearing aids are no help in a place like an airport, where the...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 10:25 AM
As an employer or potential employee, you may have some questions about the hiring process for workers with disabilities. Sometimes it’s not clear what questions are all right to ask or what policies are important to understand.
| Oct 16, 2013
| 3:44 AM
Amtrak has launched a new "Txt-A-Tip" program that allows riders and employees to report suspicious or criminal activity on the rail service via text message, the company announced Wednesday.
The program adds a new option, accessible to those with...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 3:38 PM
Santino, Mondo, Uli, Christian and, of course, WENDY PEPPER. Since its inception in 2004, “Project Runway” has been about so much more than great fashion—it’s also brought us some great characters. Though this is entertainment,...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 1:05 AM
INDIANAPOLIS - Far from the clatter of cities, the nation's farmers are assaulted every day by the earsplitting squeals of hundreds of hogs, the roar of tractors and the incessant whine of grain dryers during the fall harvest.
An estimated one-third...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 8:53 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo -- Gloria Fleming is a busy mom who doesn't let being deaf slow her down one bit. However, she admits emergency situations can sometimes be challenging.
"I have 3 small children and they are all under the age of 5 so how would I know if...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 1:05 AM
·Approximately 36 million Americans suffer from hearing loss.
·More than half of the people with hearing loss are younger than age 65.
·Untreated hearing loss can affect your ability to understand speech and can negatively impact...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 12:19 PM
ABC Family is renewing "Switched at Birth" for a third season and has ordered more episodes of freshman dramas "The Fosters" and "Twisted" for their first seasons, the network announced Tuesday.
The eclectic trio will return with new episodes in January...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 5:31 PM
It was McCay Vernon, a former Baltimore-area psychology professor, who put to rest a myth that caused incalculable damage to deaf people over the centuries.
Dr. Vernon, who was known as "Mac," proved that intelligence is distributed as equitably among...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 4:32 PM
This is a widely shared (and widely copied) video of 3-year-old Grayson Clamp hearing his father's voice for the first time: Though most of us see this as a marvel of science and a huge boon to those who cannot......
| Aug 8, 2013
| 11:54 AM
Is it possible to love someone you’ve never met or spoken with who lives 7,200 miles away?
Even a diehard romantic likely would answer no. Yet that is exactly what I find myself doing.
No, I do not have the hots for a foreign film star. Though...