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What July 4th Means to Me

By BitcoDavid

Next week, July 12th is a very important anniversary for me. 10 years ago, I was diagnosed with Type II Diabetes. In fact, I almost died. 1,259 more words

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Deaf Culture in the Classroom

By Jean F. Andrews

Is Deaf culture an important tool in the literacy classroom in Deaf education? Many who work closely with Deaf colleagues – and many reading teachers – say “Yes.” These people utilize this tool, when building their practical instructional models. 588 more words

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A New Life for Felix

By Pat Bliss

It took me 5 1/2 hours to drive to Jarratt, VA to see Felix at his new prison camp, Greensville Correctional Center… 860 more words

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Language learning and Deaf Children in Morocco

By Jean F. Andrews

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In his book, Literacy, Culture, and Development : Becoming Literate in Morocco, Professor Daniel Wagner (1993) describes the… 478 more words

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To Felix's Supporters

By Pat Bliss

There are more restrictions about mail coming into Greensville CC, than there were in FL. Felix told me mail is being returned to the senders. 310 more words

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When Should Deaf Babies Learn Sign Language?

By Jean F. Andrews

Deaf babies should learn sign language just as soon as their hearing loss is diagnosed, at birth, 3 months, 6 months or before the age of two.  283 more words

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Important Update: Felix Garcia Transfered to Va.

By Pat Bliss

Prelude: To those who have been following this tragic case of Felix Garcia’s from his arrest and conviction for something he didn’t do, to reading about the misunderstandings in communication because he is a deaf inmate without access to sign interpreters, to the verbal and physical abuse by prison staff and inmates in the Florida prison system, to the absolute lows in life to end it all, this news of his move to Virginia will be welcomed. 761 more words

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