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The Deaf Seniors of America will have their Conference and activities prior to the Conference in Baltimore from August 21st through August 27th this year. If you pay for combo tickets before July 31st, you can save money.
A totally deaf dog who is almost completely blind had been going to a dog park in Santa Maria. The park ranger at Waller Park said he was too big. His owner, Marty Niles, said he can’t be around large, aggressive dogs.
The Blind Children’s Learning Center is in Santa Ana in Orange County. They provide services to blind and deaf-blind children. Their walk on Saturday, May 11, 2013 is a fund-raiser for that learning center.
California State University, Northridge will hold its 6th Summer Institute from June 17-21 and June 24-28, 2013. It will be sponsored by the National Institute on Deafness (NCOD). Early bird rates are offered between now and May 17, 2013, and they are offering 40 hours of courses for $400.00. They will have classes such as […]
Deaf Spring Break is coming to Hotel Hunting Beach at Huntington Beach on Thursday, March 28, 2013. The California School for the Deaf in Riverside (CSDR) is having their Happy Days Reunion Car Show on Saturday, March 30, 2013. Entrance fees are $10.00 a person. They will have a pancake breakfast, vendors, music, and games. […]
The National Deaf-Blind Equipment Program (NDBEDP) provides Deaf-Blind people with communication technology. The I Can Connect website has information on how the program works. It also has a list of providers in different states. The program promoted by I Can Connect provides training and telecommunication assistance for Deaf-Blind people who meet federal eligibility guidelines.
A building on Forbes Avenue in Pittsburgh will be converted into an apartment building for low-income people with hearing loss and vision impairments. The Famous Biscuit Co. building is being converted into apartments with government help. The federal and state governments are providing low-income housing tax credits, and a low-interest loan for $925,000 came from the […]
The University of Arts Berlin developed a prototype Lorm glove to increase communication access for Deaf-blind people. A mobile Lorm glove allows Deaf-blind people to transmit text messages and to receive them. A speaker wearing a Mobile Lorm Glove can stroke the letters into the glove, and the letters are transmitted into text on the […]
Bob Katz told a crowd about his sister’s experience of being isolated at a rehab facility at a rally to support the Valley View residence for the deaf and deaf-blind elderly in Middletown Township. When the staff and residents can communicate in the same language, Katz said, it makes all the difference. The group gathered […]
The Office of Deaf Access has free information available for the general public. They have sign language communication brochures along with the Directory of Resources. This directory has information for Deaf, hard of hearing, deaf-blind and late deafened. That information may also be valuable for parents, advocates, and service providers. Information is provided for programs and […]