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Beltone Unveils New Hearing Aid with Bluetooth

Beltone Unveils New Hearing Aid with Bluetooth
Beltone has been making hearing aids for a long time for those with hearing difficulties. The hearing aids the company...
Read more Aug 19 2010, 11:24am CDT


A hearing test disguised as a mobile game

Source: Osocio

Not only old people suffer from hearing deficiencies. 10% of the Israeli population has hearing problems according to Bekol, the Organization of Hard of Hearing and Deaf People. They wanted to raise awareness to the issue, but had a hard time reaching the target audience. The solution was to use a medium young adults use most, their smartphones. The came with Sonar Invasion, a mobile game which is also a hidden hearing ...
Full article at: Osocio 4 days ago, 8:40am CDT

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Deaf cattle dog pup on $3000 flight to new American home

Source: Fraser Coast Chronicle

A DEAF Australian blue cattle dog pup is on a $3000 flight to its new owner in America who is hard of hearing and works at a school for the deaf ...
Full article at: Fraser Coast Chronicle 5 days ago, 9:00am CDT

Deaf great-grandmother, 99, becomes oldest person in Europe to receive a hearing implant - which will help her hear in time for 100th birthday

Source: Daily Mail - UK

Mollie Smith, from Rugby, had been deaf since her 70s and was delighted to receive the implant which will mean she can hear in time fo ...
Full article at: Daily Mail - UK 5 days ago, 7:46am CDT

International leaders of deaf community to visit RIT

Source: NBC-WHEC News 10 Rochester

Two international leaders in the deaf community visit the Rochester Institute of Tec ...
Full article at: NBC-WHEC News 10 Rochester 5 days ago, 3:24am CDT

Phyllis Frelich Dead: Tony Award-Winning Actress Dies At 70

Source: The Huffington Post

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Phyllis Frelich, a Tony Award-winning deaf actress who starred in the Broadway version of "Children of a Lesser God," has died. She was 70. Frelich, died Thursday at their home in Temple City, Calif., her husband, Robert Steinberg, said. She suffered from a rare degenerative neurological disease called progressive supranuclear palsy, or PSP, for which there are no treatments, he said. "She was extraordinary, the finest sign language actress there ever ...
Full article at: The Huffington Post 5 days ago, 1:36am CDT

Thu, Apr 17, 2014 -- Current Events Discussions at 12:30 PM

Source: East Meadow Public Library

Our monthly Current Events lectures, with Michael D’Innocenzo-Libresco, are open captioned and, therefore, accessible to the hearing impaired. Open Captioning is made possible through funding provided by Theatre Development Fund TAP program. ...
Full article at: East Meadow Public Library 6 days ago, 6:08am CDT

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Staff Editorial: American Sign Language at Lawrence

Source: The Lawrentian

While Lawrence University offers a healthy variety of languages, we currently lack any curricular opportunities to learn American Sign Language (ASL). While ASL is not technically a foreign language, it remains unfamiliar to many Americans. Our society lacks the ability to communicate with the deaf community, which studies estimate includes over one million Americans. As in any other culture, language is paramount; the National Assoc ...
Full article at: The Lawrentian Apr 10 2014, 7:50pm CDT

How Cochlear Implants Are Being Blamed For Killing Deaf Culture

Source: Slashdot

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First time accepted submitter Maddie Kahn (3542515) writes "Deaf culture has its own language, its own social norms, its own art forms, its own theater. But it's under threat. Why? Because most parents of deaf children now choose to use technology to help their kids hear. This piece explores why a revolutionary technology stands accused of killing a culture." ...
Full article at: Slashdot Apr 9 2014, 6:45pm CDT

UK company debuts IPTV for the deaf

UK company debuts IPTV for the deaf
For nearly 50 years, the only option on TVs for deaf people was closed captioning. That's where VeeSee TV comes in....
Read more May 9 2007, 2:00am CDT


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