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Hearing Impairment (INACTIVE)

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  • Hilltop Child Care invites parents to Science Day [Clarksville]

    The next big event at Hilltop Child Care Center behind Linden-Linthicum United Methodist Church will be Science Day on Saturday, March 1, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Parents are invited to bring pre-school aged children to explore, discover and learn....
  • Hard work pays off with awards for deaf school students [Loch Raven column]

    Six-year-old Max Shlindler of Towson was presented on Feb. 6 the Most Improved Independent Skills award by his kindergarten teacher Jody College at Maryland School for the Deaf. An exciting award for any child and parents, but for Max, it comes after lots...
  • Fake interpreter draws ire [Commentary]

    Fake interpreter draws ire [Commentary]
    Among the distinguished heads of state and dignitaries at Nelson Mandela's memorial service, one man stood out for the wrong reasons. The event featured a fraudster on stage pretending to be a sign language interpreter. Wilma Newhoudt-Druchen, the first...
  • Jarrettsville residents concerned about parking overflow at Rutledge Park

    Some Jarrettsville area residents are concerned about parking problems at the local Rutledge Park, especially when vehicles block their driveways during large events – or when police officers park there while on duty. About 17 people were in the...
  • Amtrak riders can now report 'suspicious activity' via text messages

    Amtrak riders can now report 'suspicious activity' via text messages
    Amtrak has launched a new "Txt-A-Tip" program that allows riders and employees to report suspicious or criminal activity on the rail service via text message, the company announced Wednesday. The program adds a new option, accessible to those with...
  • McCay Vernon, a pioneer in deaf education, dies

    McCay Vernon, a pioneer in deaf education, dies
    It was McCay Vernon, a former Baltimore-area psychology professor, who put to rest a myth that caused incalculable damage to deaf people over the centuries. Dr. Vernon, who was known as "Mac," proved that intelligence is distributed as equitably among...
  • ABLE earplugs could protect against bomb blasts

    ABLE earplugs could protect against bomb blasts
    Sometimes it's the simplest ideas that have the biggest impact, and Dan Simon is hoping his will prevent the hearing damage suffered by thousands of military personnel — the top reported service disability in the war on terror. Simon, an...
  • National Association of the Deaf sues U-Md. to provide closed captioning at athletic events

    National Association of the Deaf sues U-Md. to provide closed captioning at athletic events
    The National Association of the Deaf said it has filed suit in federal court to compel the University of Maryland to provide captioning on scoreboards during athletic events at Byrd Stadium and Comcast Center. The association said on its website that the...
  • Everyman announces first full season at new home

    Everyman announces first full season at new home
    It might be hard to duplicate the anticipation and publicity that greeted the inaugural season in Everyman Theatre's inviting new home on West Fayette Street, but that hasn't stopped the company from trying. "I want next season to be even more...
  • The science and suffering of hearing loss

    The science and suffering of hearing loss
    Former Baltimorean Katherine Bouton abruptly lost the hearing in her left ear at age 30. One minute she could hear, and the next, she could not. Over the decades, her impairment worsened. By the time she was 60, she was functionally deaf. But her...
  • Government falls short of goal for hiring of the disabled

    Government falls short of goal for hiring of the disabled
    When Christopher Booher opens his email at work, a robotic voice rapidly reads the words to him. As a blind employee at the National Institute of Mental Health in Rockville, Booher relies on the screen-reading software. But the 33-year-old says it's...
  • Gallaudet official not 'anti-gay,' lawyer says

    An attorney for Gallaudet University's chief diversity officer who has been placed on leave for signing a petition to put Maryland's same-sex marriage law on the ballot says she only signed it so the issue could be decided by the democratic process. J....