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These Students Created Software That Could Help Millions Of Deaf People In Brazil

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Andrew Ivo, left, and Raira Carvalho, right, are two of the creators of Librol, a translation software that renders standard Portuguese into written Brazilian Sign Language. SÃO PAULO -- Approximately 5...

Polish Teen Develops Text Messenger App for Deaf Community

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What began as an affinity for rap music has become an improved method of non-verbal communication for one community. Mateusz Mach is the Polish teen responsible for the development of Five, “the world’s first messe...

8-Yr-Old Basketbal Star Says Being Deaf Has No Limits

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8-Yr-Old Basketbal Star Says Being Deaf Has No Limits | NBC Nightly News Ask 8-year-old Zeke Ortiz what he wants to be when he grows up, and he'll answer without hesitation — a pro basketball player. » Subscribe to ...

Blind in one Eye and Deaf, Gymnast Aimee Walker-Pond defeated all odds

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Despite being blind in one eye and deaf, gymnast Aimee Walker-Pond defeated all odds to fulfill her dream When Aimee Walker-Pond was 7, her cousins were in gymnastics classes, and she wanted to do gymnastics too....

Deaf Nurse Denied Job at Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Johns Hopkins Hospital violated the federal Americans with Disabilities Act when officials rescinded a job offer to a deaf nurse after she requested a sign-language interpreter, a U.S. District Court judge ruled last ...

Ground-breaking documentary by British Deaf Association

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The film is described as a landmark documentary Read more: http://www.torquayheraldexpress.co.uk/Ground-breaking-documentary-British-Deaf/story-28608179-detail/story.html#ixzz3yPIoVYVk THE British Deaf Association is...

Understanding Deafness in Ethiopia – Interacting with the Deaf

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If we care, we will always find a way to make new friends. Learn to sign and join in the fun! This film was made for a 5-part film series on "Understanding Deafness in Ethiopia" using all Deaf actors, a project mad...

THE WORLD OF DEAFNESS

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The World of Deafness inspired by Harris Nathaniel Hendra (Communication Design Visual 2014) This video is about how the deaf person feel. Let's throw away our society ignorance. See, look, feel, hear, understand, .....

The Needle – about deafness

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Featuring deaf students, “The Needle’ seeks to address the issue of the violation of rights of deaf people using land issues as its main focus. The play points out how deaf people are not taken care of yet they are co...

Charlie: the boy who beat deafness to play the violin

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The Telegraph meets a brilliant musical family whose deaf son has fought against the odds. Matt and Emma Denton, both professional musicians, discovered within hours of their son's birth that he could not hear prop...

Mobile educators to help deaf children again

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The programme, launched by the Pontis Foundation with the support of Endowment Fund Telekom which allocated €40,000 for this purpose, is free of charge for families. During the whole year, together 13 mobile educators...

Why Facebook has become so important to the sign language community

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For More Information: BBC Sign language users once had to meet at local deaf clubs to have conversations and share their views. Now, video on social media means things have changed, says deaf journalist Charlie Swin...

Sign Language App – Mobile Interpreting for the Hearing-Impaired | Made in Germany

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Germany needs skilled labor - and is keen to ensure the job market is a level playing field. The unemployment rate among people with disabilities, however, is 14% - twice as high as the national average. Made in Germa...

Paddy Ladd – Excerpts of presentation on Deafhood Part I

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Dr. Paddy Ladd presented at NTID/RIT in 2004 on the subject of colonialism and Deafhood. Here are some short clips from his presentation - Part I

Deafness VS Deafhood

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Credits: Celina Alvarado Vanesa Gonzalez Serena Hobson Natasha Mahdi Voiceover: Celina Alvarado Natasha Mahdi Christopher Pree Actors: Celina Alvarado Vanesa Gonzalez Serena Hobson Acknowledgement...

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