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Reborn on the internet as a cat.

My top three skills are:

1. I’m exceptionally fast at throwing words up on the screen. My average is over 100 words per minute, and I can type in bursts of 130wpm, which puts me in the top 1%. 742 more words

Deafness

Communication equipment provision

The Scottish Government have published a report on the provision of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) equipment to those who need it. NHS Boards in Scotland have a legislative duty to provide or secure communication equipment, and support people to use it, under Part 4 of the Health (Tobacco, Nicotine etc. 19 more words

Scottish Health & Social Care

Acadeafic: An Academic Platform for Sign Language and Deaf Studies Research

We have recently become a sponsor of Acadeafic, a new academic platform providing blogs and vlogs about sign language and Deaf Studies research. In this post, one of the site’s creators, our author Maartje De Meulder, explains how the idea for the platform came about, what its aims are and what you can expect to find there. 505 more words

News

School for the Deaf Reports Dozens of Decades-Old Sexual Abuse Cases

The American School for the Deaf, founded in 1817 in Connecticut, said at least 37 alumni had also complained that they were subjected to corporal punishment by former staff members. 79 more words

NYT

School for the Deaf Reports Dozens of Decades-Old Sexual Abuse Cases

The American School for the Deaf, founded in 1817 in Connecticut, said at least 37 alumni had also complained that they were subjected to corporal punishment by former staff members. 79 more words

NYT

School for the Deaf Reports Dozens of Decades-Old Sexual Abuse Cases by BY NEIL VIGDOR


By Bhavesh Patil

The American School for the Deaf, founded in 1817 in Connecticut, said at least 37 alumni had also complained that they were subjected to corporal punishment by former staff members. 9 more words

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