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Saturday, January 23, 2016
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
There was a time when sign language users had to go to a local club to shoot the breeze, share advice or have any kind of conversation, reports the BBC. But social media, particularly Facebook has changed everything. It's a look at the impact of Facebook on British Sign Language in the video below. You can read the story here.
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
A Florida woman is facing charges she left her three young children--two of whom are deaf--unattended this past weekend while she “went to the club,” reports the Panama City News Herald. Read the full story here.
Monday, January 11, 2016
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Sunday, January 10, 2016
The new president of Gallaudet University is from Minnesota and the Star Tribune is the largest newspaper in the state. Incoming president Bobbi Cordano sat down with the Star Tribune to explain her vision for the Washington, DC school. Read the interview here.
Saturday, January 9, 2016
A California jury says it wasn't discrimination when a company called Placer ARC refused to provide an interpreter for former deaf employee. Placer ARC helps people with developmental disabilities in Sacramento maintain independent living. Homeyra Kazerounian, an Iranian immigrant, and the EEOC said in a lawsuit he needed a sign language interpreter but none was provided, according to the Sacramento Bee. Read the full story here.
Thursday, January 7, 2016
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Monday, January 4, 2016
Catrina Ballou-Nowrey and Billy Nowrey hope to adopt a 4-year-old from China. Find out more about the New Jersey couple in this video from the Asbury Park Press.
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Sunday, January 3, 2016
Haben Girma is Harvard Law School's first deaf-blind graduate spend time in San Diego yesterday learning to surf. Check out the video below from KNSD-TV. She told the NBC station, "I've been preparing for surf lessons by thinking about all the different ways people can communicate without using their voices or using hearing or vision. So thinking about tactile ways to communicate different surfing position, getting familiar with surfboards and getting familiar with the surf communicate." You can read more about Haben here, when we told you about the White House honoring her in November.
Saturday, January 2, 2016
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