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26 deaf children from Meghalaya to represent country in Silent Olympics
Daily News & Analysis
As many as 26 deaf children from Meghalaya, who won medals at the recently-concluded National Games for the Deaf, are all set to represent India at the Silent Olympics in Bulgaria later this year, officials said on Wednesday. The children, who live in
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Maginnis: No-tax pledge can be heard by the deaf
Alexandria Town Talk
Senators learned that the $1.9 million to be raised would supply 70 percent of the funding for the Louisiana Commission for the Deaf, which helps pay for hearing aids and other accessibility tools for the deaf, the deaf and blind and the speech
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Alberta School for the Deaf Abuse Ruling
iNews880.com
The former students claimed they were abused by staff and other students at the Alberta School for the Deaf well over a decade ago. One woman claimed she became pregnant and was forced to undergo an abortion. They also claimed additional students
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Marrying cousins might leave your kids deaf
The New Indian Express
“What was really shocking for us was that 66 percent of the children who were deaf were born of marriages between close relatives (consanguineous marriages),” adds Dr Kameswaran. Though marriages between cousins, uncle-niece and any other familial
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Deaf residents defend apartment complex for hearing impaired
USA TODAY
Deaf residents defend apartment complex for hearing impaired. Deaf residents of Apache ASL Trails apartment complex explain why they enjoy living near other deaf people. Post to Facebook. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Tweeted!
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East Lancashire charity appeal for deaf children
Lancashire Telegraph
Mr Jones said: “Specialist teachers provide one-to-one support to help deaf children overcome communication barriers in the classroom, ensure the equipment they use, such as hearing aids, is working and support classroom teachers to meet the unique 
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New bar for the deaf where you order drinks in sign language
Evening Standard
Ms Peir, 43, who handles the running of the bar, added: “We want this bar to be about fun too and make deaf people feel alive again.” As well as the staff being trained in sign language, other aspects of the deaf-friendly bar include bright lighting 
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