Awareness

Hearing-impaired children get their own superhero

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© Mokra - Sxc

Today we post a brief published last November showing how valuable the work of cartoonists is. May this pay homage to the victims of yesterday’s attack in Paris. We are Charlie.

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Historic agreement on movie captioning in the USA

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© Ana Schaeffer - Sxc

Deaf and hard of hearing advocacy groups and the movie theater owners association have announced an agreement to make joint recommendations on captioning to the US Department of Justice.

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Focus on preventable hearing loss in India

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According to an article in the New Indian Express, up to 50% of cases of hearing loss in India are preventable.

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Signing Santa for children with hearing impairment

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Trollwood Performing Art School in Moorhead, Minnesota (USA) is organizing a special event with a Santa using sign language to bring Christmas joy to hearing-impaired children.

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British tinnitus association to benefit from the “FlipSide” of famous DJs

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© Jessica van der Weert

Renowned photographer Jessica van der Weert has spent the last two years shooting some of the world’s biggest and most influential dance music producers and DJs, following their passions away from music

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ASHA engaging with the World Health Organization (WHO)

 

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© Sergey Galushkoa - Fotolia

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) has joined an advisory group to the WHO on the development of an initiative to inform policy makers and the public about the risk of hearing loss related to leisure noise exposure.

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The advantages of sign language in hearing loss

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The Guardian recently published a comment article on how signing offers the deaf community an alternative language, culture, and social life.

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Increasing public awareness of hearing loss in India

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An intensive public awareness program on hearing loss called the Deaf-Free Telangana campaign has been launched in Telangana state, southern India.

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St. Louis Central Institute for the Deaf: 100th anniversary

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The St. Louis Central Institute for the Deaf (CID), a leader in teaching children who are deaf to listen, talk and read without using sign language, recently celebrated its 100th anniversary.

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