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Latest from the Deaf and Hard of Hearing world:

The Silent Child — Oscar® Winning Short Film

The Silent Child — Oscar® Winning Short Film
Aug 3, 2022
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NITVShorts

The reality of a deaf child with her hearing family. This heartfelt short film portrayed a deaf child, what she goes through in a silent world.

Head-mounted device allows deaf cyclists to 'feel' surrounding traffic

Head-mounted device allows deaf cyclists to 'feel' surrounding traffic
Aug 3, 2022
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By Tim Pilgrim

A new device that helps deaf cyclists pinpoint the location of undetected passing traffic has been unveiled by a student from Brunel Design School.

DMV offering new resource for customers who are deaf, hard of hearing

 DMV offering new resource for customers who are deaf, hard of hearing
Jul 14, 2022
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NBC News12

Closed Caption Glasses: A New Way to Watch Theater

Closed Caption Glasses: A New Way to Watch Theater
Jul 12, 2022
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FreeThink

Owners of Skilled Nursing Facilities Agree to Settle Americans with Disabilities Act Complaint

Owners of Skilled Nursing Facilities Agree to Settle Americans with Disabilities Act Complaint
Jul 8, 2022
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U.S. Attorney’s Office Eastern District of Virginia

Mexican teen develops app

Mexican teen develops app
Mar 14, 2022
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Reuters

Mexican teen develops app to help deaf sister communicate

Viral ASL Weather Forecast

Viral ASL Weather Forecast
Mar 3, 2022
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Accuweather

College meteorologist inspires others with viral ASL forecast

First Time Halftime Show Deaf Rappers

First Time Halftime Show Deaf Rappers
Feb 17, 2022
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NBC Chicago

Dr. Dre adds two deaf rappers as part of Super Bowl halftime show for 1st time.

Roanoke Area Deaf and Hard of Hearing Dogs Compete

Roanoke Area Deaf and Hard of Hearing Dogs Compete
Jan 31, 2022
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ABC 13 News

Check out our deaf and hard of hearing furry friends Pongo, Bunny, and Ridley who will be making an appearance in the Puppy Bowl this year! These dogs are from Green Dogs Unleashed, a local non-profit.

DHHSC Featured on ABC 13

DHHSC Featured on ABC 13
Jan 26, 2022
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ABC 13 News

Betti Thompson from the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services sits down with her interpreter to share with us her daily struggles, how she's overcome them, and how she's helping people like her find their independence.

Marvel's Hawkeye and Hearing Loss

Marvel's Hawkeye and Hearing Loss
Jan 21, 2022
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Men's Health

Representation in popular media is important- especially when a significant portion of the population identifies with it. Read about how Marvel's new Hawkeye series is bringing its titular character's hearing loss, to the forefront.

Twitter Rolling out Automatic Captions

Twitter Rolling out Automatic Captions
Dec 16, 2021
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The Verge

Twitter is officially rolling out automatic captions for videos.

Employment Benefits for a Local Deaf Man

Employment Benefits for a Local Deaf Man
Nov 30, 2021
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Associated Press

Employment benefits for one deaf worker lands him and the Virginia Employment Commission in court.

Damaged Hearing for Combat Veterans

Damaged Hearing for Combat Veterans
Nov 17, 2021
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WHYY

Dave Schible suffers from tinnitus and hearing loss. A result from his time spent on the battlefield. This is his story.

Deaf Shipyard Welder Recognized

Deaf Shipyard Welder Recognized
Nov 16, 2021
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Kitsap Sun

Deaf Welder at Naval Shipyard in Washington State is one of five recipients to receive a national recognition award from the Pentagon. ‘Deaf people can can do anything hearing people can do except hear.” - I. King Jordan.

Sorenson Interpreters for Facetime

Sorenson Interpreters for Facetime
Oct 30, 2021
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Sorenson

Apple® has introduced a new feature to FaceTime® – FaceTime links. Apple users who have updated their devices to iOS® 15, iPadOS® 15, or macOS® Monterey can create a link and use that to invite others to FaceTime, including non-Apple users. By using this link, Deaf and hearing callers can now access a Sorenson VRS interpreter.

Talking about COVID-19 Vaccines

Talking about COVID-19 Vaccines
Oct 21, 2021
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CDC

Have questions about COVID-19 vaccines? With CDC’s new American Sign Language (#ASL) video, you can share information about COVID-19 vaccines with friends and family.

Youtube Livestream Automatic Captions

Youtube Livestream Automatic Captions
Oct 8, 2021
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Liam O’Dell

English automatic captions are now available on YouTube livestreams, for all streamers regardless of subscriber count!

Deaf Actress and Amputee a new Hero

Deaf Actress and Amputee a new Hero
Oct 7, 2021
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People

The Native American actress overcame deafness and a right lower leg amputation on her journey to success.

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