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Santa Claus at Wisconsin mall able to communicate with the hearing-impaired: "I can sign to them"

RACINE, Wisc. (WITI) — Santa Claus at Regency Mall knows American Sign Language, and has surprised hearing-impaired children with his ability to communicate with him. 244 more words


UCanDoIT Course Leads to Further Learning

Sheila is visually and hearing impaired and has had osteoporosis and brittle bone disease for several years. Sheila used to work as a Health & Safety Executive. 404 more words


Saskatchewan launches Text With 911 for hearing, speech impaired people

The Saskatchewan government has expanded 911 service in the province to include people who have a hearing or speech impairment.

Text With 911 allows people who are deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired to register their cellphones so they can communicate with 911 operators by text. 252 more words


El Deafo by Cece Bell

I really enjoyed this book. Read it all in one go. It’s a cool middle-grade graphic novel that talks about the experience of one little girl that becomes deaf before they start school. 171 more words

Book Reviews


July 28th 2015

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Sometimes a thought takes hold of me, and continues to stay at the back of my mind until I have finished thinking about it. 508 more words


Learning To Be Deaf

I spent hours and hours staring at this deaf guy in my history class a couple semesters ago. I sat in the very back row and he sat in the front across from a man and a woman who took turns translating the lecture into sign language. 991 more words

Lessersound and the Power of Woof

Did you know that both the bark of a dog and the subway have equal decibel ratings of 101?  Who would have thought a barking dog could harm your hearing?  261 more words