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Russell Harvard plays the deaf brother in a dysfunctional family in "Tribes" at the Mark Taper Forum through April 14. The Austin, Texas-based actor, who won a Drama League Award for the role off-Broadway, will move with the production to the La Jolla...
WINTER PARK — Daisha Padilla's first words were "mom" and "dad." She wasn't an infant, and she wasn't learning to speak. Padilla was using sign language as a sophomore at Winter Park. "They are pretty simple words to sign," said Padilla, who has...
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There were no deaf children where I grew up, no deaf children where I went to school. There was no hearing impairment I can remember in my family, no deaf personnel serving in the military where I was assigned. So it's no surprise that I was also...
email@example.comVerizon Wireless customers can now send a text message to 911 for emergency help. A 9-1-1 text alert pilot program will be launched today throughout Frederick County and six other counties across the Northeast. The service is designed to enable those...
It's not uncommon in life to hear — but not actually listen. Ask any long-married couple. Or the parent of a toddler. Or, for that matter, the parent of a teenager. Humankind, in fact, has made rather an art of communication in which the true...
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission sued Toys "R" Us, alleging the company broke the law when staff at its Columbia store refused to provide a sign-language interpreter for a job applicant who is deaf. The lawsuit, filed last week in U.S....
Because a schoolmate didn't quit, Lauren Sherry stuck with it, too. A student was having difficulty catching a ball during a game. The task was challenging, but the boy would not be denied. "He didn't get it at first, but he caught it at the end,''...
In the intellectually raucous British household of Nina Raine's "Tribes," family members don't so much talk as assault each other with monologues. The dinner table cacophony consists of scraps of debate, ironic jabs, aesthetic proclamations, academic...
In the play "Tribes," a young deaf man with a boisterous, hearing family learns something from a new girlfriend that his parents and siblings never bothered to teach him: how to sign. He had always been expected to keep up with them by reading lips....
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Channel Guide MagazineSwitched at Birth: “Uprising” airs Monday, March 4, at 8pm ET on ABC Family. For those worried about the prospect of watching an hour of television entirely in sign language — that means no voices or ambient noise — Switched at...
ABC Family will make history tonight, airing an episode of “Switched at Birth” completely in American Sign Language, with subtitles for hearing viewers. It's something the network says has never been done before on scripted, mainstream...
Twenty years ago, when I was deep into my working mother juggling act, I would curse my generation's timing. For the women who come after us, I thought, it would surely be easier. Corporate America would no doubt stop being shocked — shocked!...
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