Deaf, hard of hearing students find opportunities to get involved

American Sign Language professors discussed ways in which deaf and hard of hearing students can get involved on campus at the Julius Glickman Conference Center on Wednesday.The event, which was the second annual meet-and-greet for deaf and hard of hearing students, takes place in September, which holds Deaf Awareness Week.According to linguistics lecturer David Simmons, there… Read More Deaf, hard of hearing students find opportunities to get involved

Deaf, hard of hearing students find opportunities to get involved

American Sign Language professors discussed ways in which deaf and hard of hearing students can get involved on campus at the Julius Glickman Conference Center on Wednesday.The event, which was the second annual meet-and-greet for deaf and hard of hearing students, takes place in September, which holds Deaf Awareness Week.According to linguistics lecturer David Simmons, there… Read More Deaf, hard of hearing students find opportunities to get involved

ext with 911 service will ensure deaf, hard of hearing and speech impaired can get help when they need it most

For most people, help in an emergency is just one 911 call away, but for Edmonton’s deaf, hard of hearing and speech impaired community, help can be a lot harder to come by.“The risk would deal mostly with time,” said Linda Cundy, secretary at the Alberta Association of the Deaf in an email.“[The] wasted amount… Read More ext with 911 service will ensure deaf, hard of hearing and speech impaired can get help when they need it most

Sun Prairie teachers honored at conference for deaf, hard of hearing

Sun Prairie Area School District educators Kathy Nett and Tara Bierman have been honored for their work with district students who are deaf/hard of hearing.The honors were presented at the Wisconsin Educational Services Program Deaf and Hard of Hearing Conference held in March, during which Sun Prairie educator Kathy Nett was named Teacher of the… Read More Sun Prairie teachers honored at conference for deaf, hard of hearing

Austine School in Vermont to close; served deaf, hard of hearing students since 1904

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. — The Vermont Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing board of directors has voted to close the Austine School for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and the Williams Center in June. Austine School, which serves youths from 4 to 18, was founded in 1904.The board on Friday voted 8-1 after… Read More Austine School in Vermont to close; served deaf, hard of hearing students since 1904