Category Archives: South East DeafTimes
CCAD’S DEAF AWARENESS BANQUET - SEPTEMBER 21, 2013 Tickets are available and we accept donations. Thanks, Dr. Frank Lala Chairperson – Deaf Awareness Banquet Founder – Chatham County Association of the Deaf President – Georgia Association of the Deaf GUEST SPEAKER – Savannah Mayor Edna B. Jackson DEAF SPEAKERS – CHRIS MERRITT-PATTERSON AND RAY WILLIAMS DEAF […]
Orlando Sentinel A whistleblowers’ lawsuit filed Thursday and state investigations against the National Deaf Academy in Mount Dora allege that deaf and psychiatric patients at its residential treatment center have suffered serious abuse and neglect and that some … Click here to see …
A deaf man in North Carolina was stabbed after communicating with a friend via sign language. Terrance Ervin Daniels was attacked with a kitchen knife on January 9, 2013 while walking down the street in Burlington. The suspect, Robert Jarrell Neal, was captured by the police after the incident.
Salisbury Post That’s when Lisa Fink, 34 at the time, says she felt God calling her to learn American Sign Language. There wasn’t an obvious reason for it. She didn’t have any family members or close friends who were deaf. She did encounter a few deaf customers at … See more…
The College of Education at Georgia State University received a $10 million grant to work on improving reading skills for children with hearing loss ranging from mild to profound deafness. The research will examine techniques for teaching reading skills and assess the effectiveness of those techniques. Gallaudet University released a report on this topic in […]
Deaf and developmentally disabled people in Georgia were not given access to services in Georgia. Judge Richard W. Story of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia ruled in favor of Deaf Georgians who qualify for mental health and developmental disability services. Judge Story said Georgia needs more mental health professionals with fluent […]
Daytona Beach News-Journal The students who filed a lawsuit with the help of the National Association of the Deaf said the college denied them “effective communication,” such as sign language interpreters and auxiliary aids, so they could succeed. In the television station … Read More….