On Thursday, October 5, AT&T and Gallaudet University unveiled the first-ever 5G-connected football helmet. This helmet was used for the first time in NCAA history on Saturday, October 5, when Gallaudet played Hilbert College.
”The process of making this ballet, no one’s ever done it before,” says “Poetry in Motion” ballet creator William Smith.
On a Friday afternoon in April, Will Smith padded around the Roanoke Ballet Theatre studio giving directions to eight young dancers.
At the end of her school day, she’d fall asleep over the arm of a plump chair, exhausted from compensating for a hearing loss no one knew she had…”
Mainstream quiz shows aren’t always inclusive. A new gameshow is changing that…
The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia announced today that it has sent a Dear Colleagues Letter reminding healthcare providers of the effective communication requirements under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
A teacher from Cooper High School will live out her dream of signing the National Anthem at the Home Opener for the Texas Rangers!
Digital assistants like Amazon’s “Alexa” aren’t inclusive to the hard of hearing and deaf community. A George Mason professor is leading research to create change…
Deaf and blind artist, Tony Giordano, found his voice through creating copper art sculptures. Giordano was born deaf and became blind later in his life.
Entertainment just got more accessible for people who are deaf or hard of hearing.
Deaf Financial Advisor, Lee Kramer, was named to Money’s Changemaker’s List! Lee’s business, Kramer Wealth, offers financial services for the deaf and hard of hearing community from financial advisors who are also deaf and hard of hearing.
Gabby, a 17-year-old drummer in her high school band, is breaking boundaries for deaf and hard of hearing students. Gabby was born deaf and now has cochlear implants.
TikTok is one of the largest growing social platforms today. Deaf and hard of hearing individuals have created “DeafTok”, a thriving community of TikTok users that utilizes TikTok’s closed caption accessibility features.
Rachel Persinger, who works on the Open Heart Progressive Care Unit in the Charleston Area Medical Center in West Virginia, has become an inspiration to nurses everywhere.
Nearly 150,000 fans follow “That Deaf Family” TikTok account, which shares the tales of Estafani and Oscar, who are deaf and have two deaf children.
Did you know that Millie Bobby Brown (Stranger Things) is deaf in one ear?
On Oct. 17, more than 100 hard of hearing golfers from 14 different countries teed off at Kauai’s Wailua Golf Course in the 13th World Deaf Golf Championships.
“We should not have to think about whether this show or concert will be accessible for us. Enjoying entertainment should be given just like it is for hearing people.”
Central High School junior Gabe Ringley studies building trades, participates in 4-H and hopes to become an athletic trainer. But first, Ringley wants to see more people learn American Sign Language.
To lower the price of hearing aids and expand access, President Biden’s Executive Order on Promoting Competition in the American Economy called on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to make hearing aids available over the counter, without a prescription.
“When I started ‘Ninja Warrior,’ it gave me a sense of belonging that ‘Ninja Warrior’ wants you to be your authentic self without hiding behind any mask we have to put on for the society,”
Technology is advancing in style – Like these new AR glasses which allow deaf people to “see” what people are saying!
Mattel released a new diverse and inclusive Barbie line, including one doll with hearing aids.
Cadbury Fingers created a commercial influenced by ‘Dinner Table Syndrome’ – a phenomenon where deaf and hard of hearing people are inadvertently left out of shared everyday conversations.
It’s great to cool down by the pool – Here’s how one student made a big splash on campus!
The brewing industry needs more inclusion. Here’s how one venue is shaking things up!
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.
A new device that helps deaf cyclists pinpoint the location of undetected passing traffic has been unveiled by a student from Brunel Design School.
Mexican teen develops app to help deaf sister communicate
College meteorologist inspires others with viral ASL forecast
Dr. Dre adds two deaf rappers as part of Super Bowl halftime show for 1st time.
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.
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.
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 is officially rolling out automatic captions for videos.
Employment benefits for one deaf worker lands him and the Virginia Employment Commission in court.
Dave Schible suffers from tinnitus and hearing loss. A result from his time spent on the battlefield. This is his story.
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.
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.
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.
English automatic captions are now available on YouTube livestreams, for all streamers regardless of subscriber count!
The Native American actress overcame deafness and a right lower leg amputation on her journey to success.