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06 March, 2014 - CTV News

The Manitoba Cultural Society of the Deaf (MCSD) has successfully lobbied for inclusion of students who are deaf in a private photography class. The MCSD’s lobby aimed to help build self-confidence and recognition for the many artists with hearing...

06 March, 2014 - Slate

Despite recent reports that noise machines may be damaging to infants’ ears, Slate’s Melinda Wenner Moyer believes that sound machines do not pose a threat to newborns’ hearing. Moyer posits that the study published in Pediatrics, which compared the...

06 March, 2014 - Speech-Language & Audiology Canada

Speech-Language and Audiology Canada presented its first award, the Distinguished Service Award, to Robert Coulling in 1976. For 50 weeks in 2014, we’ll post an interesting fact about SAC to celebrate our 50th anniversary. Stay tuned for Fact #11...

06 March, 2014 - Daily Texan Online

A new signed language has emerged from the Oaxaca region of Mexico. Graduate linguistics student Lynn Hou, who is deaf herself, has begun to research the new language, unofficially named Chatino Sign Language. The language includes many signs that...

03 March, 2014 - UN News Centre

The World Health Organization (WHO) has found that disabling hearing loss is most common in the Asia Pacific, South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa and that roughly half of all cases worldwide are easily prevented or treated. Yet only 32 countries of...

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