| Mar 28, 2013
| 6:55 PM
Trey Wilson can't hear the crowd applaud when he scores a goal, and he has scored quite a few since he discovered hockey was a perfect outlet for his energy.
The 25-year-old left wing from Riverside was born deaf, which means he can't hear the crunch of...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 7:30 PM
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...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 3:56 PM
SOUTH 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...
| Mar 4, 2013
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!...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 2:39 PM
Nothing can prepare a person for living in silence.
After all, the world is filled with sound — car horns beeping, babies crying, conversations and music bouncing off the walls of a noisy restaurant.
But sometimes, those sounds disappear, either...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 5:27 PM
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...
| May 20, 2013
An 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.
| Feb 6, 2013
| 1:29 PM
The Maryland State Grange has announced the availability of a deaf scholarship for the 2013-14 school year.
Individuals who are hearing impaired or preparing to work with the hearing impaired are urged to apply.
Applicants must meet one of the...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 5:55 AM
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....
| May 7, 2013
| 10:29 PM
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...
| May 9, 2013
| 2:20 PM
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...
| May 2, 2013
Grandparents of students who attend Hickory Elementary School are invited to Grandparents Day.
Grandparents are invited to visit the school Friday from 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Spring band concert
Fifth-graders at Hickory Elementary...