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STORYTIME: The Deaf Lottery & Amazing Salespeople

Alrightyo. So today I’m going to tell y’all a little story. I was sitting down on my lounge. Why do all my stories start like that? 439 more words

Deaf aware? You may think you are!

I’ve known him for a number of years now. Picked him up for school when I was in the country, watched as he sat within a circle of fresh recruits at the centre showing them that they needed to learn to sign to be able to include him in their conversations and feeling amazed at the lessons in inclusion children can teach us. 904 more words

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Jimmy Wales speaks at Wikimania 2014 closing ceremony

Note: this is a transcript of Jimmy Wales’ “civility speech” at Wikimania August 10, 2014.   The YouTube video follows the transcript.

JIMMY WALES:

This is my annual traditional talk and one of the things I traditionally do in my annual traditional talk is get everyone to stand up and say how many Wikimanias you’ve been to, but we did that in the opening ceremony, so I’m just going to get right down to talking about what I wanted to say this year. 3,924 more words

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Hearing Aid? No, Soundhawk Is an Ear Wearable - WSJ

http://www.wsj.com/articles/hearing-aid-no-soundhawk-is-an-ear-wearable-1417543767

Like the idea of a microphone in your date’s or companion’ chest in a crowded restaurant to enjoy a one on one conversation?

Not afraid to try new gadgets that can transform an isolated outing into a pleasurable experience in spite of your hearing loss? 33 more words

Warning of a scam

It has been drawn to our attention by a number of our subscribers that a scam is targeting the wrap industry and its members.

You need to keep an eye out for one that has been reported by a few, from ‘Bruce’, who uses the address bruceballick1789(at)gmail.com. 261 more words

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Toronto police launch text 9-1-1 service for hearing impaired

WATCH: Jackie Preston, the Division Chief of Communications at Toronto Fire Services, explains how citizens can access and use the new text 9-1-1 service.

TORONTO – Toronto police, along with emergency services partners, have announced the “T9-1-1″ texting service is now available in the City of Toronto. 165 more words

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