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Deaf Russian painter refused permanent residency in Canada because he failed
National Post
A Russian painter, deaf since birth, has been refused permanent residency in Canada because he did not meet the language proficiency requirement when tested verbally, despite getting near perfect scores when tested using sign language. The decision to 
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Deaf Connections get anti-sectarian funding from Scottish Government
STV Local
“If we can start to understand and come together as one voice more often, they would have a much louder voice,” says Carole Lyons. She is talking about the deaf community in Glasgow and, unusually, she is also talking about sectarianism. The chief 
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Alumna pursues her passion as a deaf educator
Illinois State University Stories
For most teenagers, a summer spent as a lifeguard and swim instructor is as close to a dream job as you can get. Molly Herman ’05, ’07, M.S.E. ’09 was looking to earn a little money for college and relax in a bathing suit with friends when she took her
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Illinois State University Stories
UC Research Examines How Technology Can Break Down Barriers for Deaf
HealthCanal.com
A small, pilot study is examining how mobile technology might support deaf and hard-of-hearing college students when an interpreter can’t physically be present at the time the services are requested. The University of Cincinnati research will be
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Old, deaf and blind … and fitting in nicely
The National
DUBAI // Sydney the dog is deaf and blind, but you wouldn’t notice it at first. Her resilience and coping skills make her the most low-maintenance dog of the six in her new home in Al Barsha. In a pink collar and scarf, the mixed-breed mutt hardly ever 
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The National
Text to 911: We can’t afford to wait
Urgent Communications
Many have rid themselves of old TTYs (also known as TDDs – Telecommunication Devices for the Deaf) in favor of new wireless devices for their personal use. But during an emergency, they are being held hostage to communicate in text via this old 
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All the signs of love are clear
Cadtle Hills News
Katie, 21, started learning basic Auslan sign language out of curiosity, but is now fluent, thanks to four years of training from the Deaf Society of NSW, and works full time as an interpreter. She will marry Anthony next February. “We’ll actually be 
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