Internationally and nationally known deaf and hard-of-hearing performers are on the bill for this weekend's Mississippi DeafFest 2013, an event organizers hope will build bridges between hearing and deaf audiences.
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"Until hearing people walk a day in our shoes, they will never understand," says a guidance counselor at a high school for deaf students in "Switched at Birth." Such insights are a staple of the ABC Family drama, a TV rarity that puts deaf characters, played by deaf or hard-of-hearing actors, at the center of the action.
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Actress Jessica-Jane Clement was told she had only 10 per cent hearing in her right ear, and her hearing loss was irreversible.
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DENVER - The Colorado Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing recently launched iCanConnect Colorado, a program that allows deaf-blind individuals to receive telecommunications equipment at no cha
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• About 2 to 3 of every 1,000 children in the United States are born deaf or hard of hearing. Nine out of every 10 children born deaf have parents who can hear.• Seventeen percent of all American adults report some degree of hearing loss.• Men are mo...
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Raymond Smith Jr. has been trying for nearly two decades to make the movie industry listen to the needs of the deaf and hard of hearing.
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A Tulsa family is celebrating after Jayde, the deaf little girl they adopted from China was able to hear for the first time - a moment they described as 'breathtaking'.
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Eastern Kentucky University is planning to devote two floors of a residence hall for deaf and hard-of-hearing students.Click to Continue »
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A drunken deaf couple beat their baby girl to death because she wouldn't stop crying even though they couldn't hear her, police said. Hector Rene Cupich-Quinones, 35, and Maria Guadalupe Zuniga, 37 allegedly battered the 5-month-old girl on Saturday night at their home in Richardson, Texas.
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Mountain Lakes High School hosted the 10th Annual Tri-State Middle School Basketball Tournament, which featured teams from schools for the deaf and hard of hearing, on Wednesday.
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