- Published on 12 November 2013
Four tinnitus sufferers feature as actors and director in "Oírse" (The Sound Inside), a Spanish informative film project offering spectators the chance to immerse themselves in the reality of this health problem thanks to a "subjective sound" technique (similar to "subjective camera").
- Published on 06 November 2013
We all accept that cities are noisy places, but some urban environments are of course far noisier than others. In New York City, the 109-year-old subway transit system is notorious for its screeching trains and resonating tunnels.
- Published on 15 October 2013
What better way to pass the time on a long-haul flight than to enjoy in-flight films or television programs? The US National Association of the Deaf (NAD) has recently highlighted the lack of accessibility in this area to a US Senate hearing.
- Published on 10 October 2013
Cambodia has seen significant and consistent economic growth over the last decade but remains one of South-east Asia’s lowest-income countries. USA Today reports how Charles Dittmeier, a Catholic priest from Louisville, Kentucky, is helping the country’s deaf population and contributing to development of the nation’s native Khmer sign language.
- Published on 04 October 2013
The Malaysia Chronicle reports how Miss Chui Yee Shia overcame her disability and won the title of Miss Singapore Friendship International 2013 at a ceremony held at the Intercontinental Hotel, Singapore in late August.
- Published on 01 October 2013
There is often a fine line between mainstream and disability sports. Cricket is no exception: players involved in deaf cricket teams must have hearing loss at 55 dB or less. South Africa is hosting its first international tour for deaf cricket between late August and early September 2013 by welcoming the England Cricket Association for the Deaf (ECAD) during a five-day, six-match event held in Pretoria, Gauteng Province.
- Published on 13 September 2013
Mr. S.L. Hettiarachchi, Secretary of the Sri Lanka Council for the Blind, sister organization of the National Council for the Deaf, has warned that there are not enough teachers to teach children with visual or hearing impairment, leading to unsuccessful special education units in Sri Lankan State schools.
- Published on 05 September 2013