GRAPELICIOUS NEWS 09.15.2013

Feds To Require That Movie Theatres Accommodate Deaf, Blind Patrons
Fox News
The Obama administration is nearing completion of a proposal to require that movie theaters offer technology so blind and deaf people can go to the cinema. The draft rule, which is part of a decades-long effort by advocates for people with disabilities
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Local student wins silver at Deaflympic Games
Jackson Clarion Ledger
Coleman, a student at the Mississippi School for the Deaf in Jackson, represented Team USA at the 2013 Deaflympic Games in Sofia, Bulgaria, last month, running the anchor leg in the 4×100-meter relay. The Deaflympics, previously called the World Games 
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New regs would force movie theaters to provide devices for deaf and blind patrons
American Thinker (blog)
The irony is lost on advocates for blind and deaf people in that by requiring expensive AV aids – closed captions and audio descriptions of what’s happening on the screen – it is likely that choices available to the disabled will shrink dramatically as 
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Peters runs wild as Faribault Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf football 
Southernminn.com
The Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf football team, with Junior Peters leading the way, made sure The Hilltopper’s Ax remains in Minnesota. Peters finished with 206 yards rushing and four touchdowns as the Trojans downed Wisconsin 42-24 on 
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Deaf man whose iPad was stolen on MAX shares story
kgw.com
iPad stolen from deaf man on Portland MAXadd to reading list. PORTLAND – KGW spoke with a deaf man Saturday who had the iPad he uses to communicate stolen Friday. Gary Meierotto, 62, was on the way to work on Portland’s east side from Beaverton 
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Trustees to discuss deaf services program
Paris News
Trustees of Prairiland ISD meet Tuesday to discuss renewing an agreement with North Lamar ISD on shared services between districts for students with hearing issues. The program is part of the Lamar County Regional School for the Deaf program, run by 
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Hands of worship: A conversation with a pastor for the deaf
KBIA
Worshippers rhythmically sign songs to each other. A flurry of hand motions spells out which Bible verses are to be read. The pastor moves his hands dramatically, with impassioned facial expressions to accompany the movements. The only sounds you hear 
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‘Provide reservation in govt jobs for deaf and speech-impaired people’
Times of India
JAIPUR: Several speaking and hearing impaired youths on Saturday gathered at Shri Dadu College at Moti Doongri road from different parts of the state to mark the beginning of International week for the deaf and dumb. The event was organized by the 
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