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

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

Competitive STEM program at UW targets deaf, hard of hearing students

Finals are barely over for University of Washington student Jessie Zhang and already she’s excited to be back on campus. Zhang, who just finished her freshman year, will learn programming skills, meet mentors in the tech industry and try her hand at animation – all while speaking with her cohort and advisers through signing and… Read More Competitive STEM program at UW targets deaf, hard of hearing students

Competitive STEM program at UW targets deaf, hard of hearing students

Finals are barely over for University of Washington student Jessie Zhang and already she’s excited to be back on campus. Zhang, who just finished her freshman year, will learn programming skills, meet mentors in the tech industry and try her hand at animation – all while speaking with her cohort and advisers through signing and… Read More Competitive STEM program at UW targets deaf, hard of hearing students

Deaf, Hard Of Hearing Students Graduate From Citizen’s Academy

Rochester, N.Y. — For the past ten weeks, Sally Skyer and nearly two-dozen deaf and hard of hearing students took part in a citizen’s police academy. “I thought this was a fantastic course because I learned a lot about the Rochester Police Department,” said Skyer of Chili. This wasn’t just classwork and PowerPoint presentations. “They shot… Read More Deaf, Hard Of Hearing Students Graduate From Citizen’s Academy