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    VPD on services for the deaf

    VPD on services for the deaf; more money for shelter service | Canada.com Four years later, some progress. A request in 2008 by the Pivot Legal Society for the Vancouver Police Department to provide better service for the deaf appears to have been met. In a policy amendment going before...
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    Vandals damage buses at School for the Deaf

    Vandals damage buses at School for the Deaf | Turn to 10 Windshields shattered, windows smashed: a devastating display of vandalism Monday at the Rhode Island School for the Deaf. "This really hinders us in terms of money being what it is. It's difficult, very difficult to deal with," said...
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    Xerox Continues to Loan Out Workers to Charities

    Xerox Continues to Loan Out Workers to Charities - Rochester, News, Weather, Sports, and Events - 13WHAM.com Thomas Coughlan has been volunteering at the National Center for the Deaf Health Research at the University of Rochester for some time. Now he’s working there, thanks to Xerox. “I...
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    School for the Deaf Holds Kickoff Dinner

    School for the Deaf Holds Kickoff Dinner - Chatham, NJ Patch The Marie Katzenbach School for the Deaf in Trenton, which takes students from all over New Jersey, including a number from Morris County, will hold a kickoff dinner for its fundraising campaign at on Monday, Feb. 27, at 6:30 p.m...
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    Join in Deaf Karaoke

    Join in Deaf Karaoke - Local News - News - Guardian Messenger KARAOKE singers are sometimes criticised for being tone deaf, but at this year’s Fringe a group of singers is being applauded. Charity Deaf: Can Do is hosting a one-off night of “Deaf Karaoke”, with proceeds from the event to go...
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    Deaf MP dispute could harm NZ

    Deaf MP dispute could harm NZ | Otago Daily Times Online News : Otago, South Island, New Zealand & International News Dr Denise Powell, a trained teacher of the deaf, is "absolutely gobsmacked" over the dispute involving special funding for deaf Green MP Mojo Mathers. Dr Powell, of Dunedin...
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    Deaf and dumb girl abandoned in hospital

    Deaf and dumb girl abandoned in hospital Blessing Namara, aged 13 is both deaf and dumb and gives a sweet smile that shows very white teeth when you approach her hospital bed. Unfortunately, behind her charming smile hides the misery of a teenage girl who was abandoned at the reception...
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    Group targets local deaf

    Group targets local deaf » Corpus Christi Caller-Times In the Corpus Christi and surrounding areas, we believe that there are as many as 7,000 people who are deaf or hard of hearing. We are of all ages, nationalities and beliefs, and like people who can hear, we have different skills...
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    Online protest over 'deaf MP' decision

    Online protest over 'deaf MP' decision | Voxy.co.nz A 22 year old Wellington student has upped the pressure on Speaker Lockwood Smith by triggering an online protest against his decision not to support Parliamentary Services personnel funding for deaf Greens MP Mojo Mathers. In a new twist...
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    Deaf Medical Student A Standout At UVM

    Deaf Medical Student A Standout At UVM - News Story - WPTZ Plattsburgh Liz Abernathey took a short walk from her chair to a stage and back Friday, but those few steps celebrated a much longer journey. "I'm excited!" she beamed. In a ceremony inside the University of Vermont's chapel...
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    School of deaf top girl wants to be a lawyer

    School of deaf top girl wants to be a lawyer “Despite the multiple disabilities I want to prove to the world that disability is not inability,” says Oliver Nankinga a former student of Wakiso Secondary School for the Deaf. Being deaf and physically handicapped did not deter Nankinga, aged...
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    Surfing the silent waves

    Surfing the silent waves | The Japan Times Online As a young documentary filmmaker, Ayako Imamura had been wrestling with feelings of emptiness. Deaf since birth, the 32-year-old Nagoya native has shot about 30 short films documenting the lives of deaf people in Japan since 2000. But at one...
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    A Deaf Actor Finds a Rich Role Off-Broadway

    Russell Harvard in Tribes: A Deaf Actor Finds a Rich Role Off-Broadway - Speakeasy - WSJ The role of Billy in the new off-Broadway play “Tribes” presents a rich vein for an actor: a deaf adult child confronts hearing parents who have shunned sign language and most of deaf culture, insisting...
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    Deaf community puts hope in new phone technology

    Deaf community puts hope in new phone technology Getting heard isn’t easy when you’re deaf. Changing a doctor’s appointment, ordering pizza, dialing 911: all are next to impossible without hearing. But Edmonton’s deaf community hopes Canada’s telecommunications regulator will change that...
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    Black Deaf Forum at Union County College in Cranford

    Black Deaf Forum at Union County College in Cranford | NJ.com On Feb. 25, the Union County College S.I.G.N. Club invites the public to attend their annual Black Deaf Forum. Presenting will be Claudia Gordon, the first Deaf African-American lawyer from Washington, D.C. All members of the...
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    Deaf swim coach teaching students strokes and life lessons

    Deaf swim coach teaching students strokes and life lessons | Prep Rally - Yahoo! Sports Michael Dobner is a lot like most swimming coaches. He interacts with his swimmers in expressive swoops, teaching them how to tweak individual strokes and getting good starts off the blocks. In the...
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    Oscars 1987: Marlee Matlin reminisces on her historic Best Actress win

    Oscars: Marlee Matlin on her Best Actress win | Inside Movies | EW.com Marlee Matlin won the 1987 Academy Award for Best Actress for her portrayal of the beautiful but embittered deaf girl in Children of a Lesser God. Matlin lost her hearing when she was only 18 months old, but she grew up...
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    Ghana: Deaf Condemn Exclusion From State of the Nation Address

    allAfrica.com: Ghana: Deaf Condemn Exclusion From State of the Nation Address The Ghana National Association of the Deaf (GNAD) has lamented the failure to use sign language interpreters during the delivery of the state of the nation address in Parliament by President John Evans Atta Mills on...
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    Some banks 'failing' deaf customers

    The Press Association: Some banks 'failing' deaf customers Banks and building societies are leaving people with hearing loss feeling "financially excluded", campaigners have said. Deaf customers are not receiving equal access to services and lenders' increased reliance on technology such...
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    Indiana bill sparks debate in deaf community

    Indiana bill sparks debate in deaf community - 13 WTHR Indianapolis Many people from Indiana's deaf and hard of hearing community converged on the Statehouse Thursday. They were there to debate a bill that would take the outreach and consultation services out of the Indiana School for...
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