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Hearing Impairment (INACTIVE)

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  • Doctors work to identify, treat hearing loss in young children

    Doctors work to identify, treat hearing loss in young children
    Fisher Garver is just like one of the three million other children under 18 who are living with some form of hearing loss. Doctors are now working to identify and treat hearing loss in infants. There are a number of risk factors which could put a child'...
  • U of H students develop new device that translates sign language

    U of H students develop new device that translates sign language
    Ever spent a day without hearing a sound?  Many Americans do and a determined group of students from University of Houston has created a device called 'my voice'.  Hoping to make it available within a year, it will read American Sign Language and will...
  • On the Town: Elvis and Marilyn come to party

    On the Town: Elvis and Marilyn come to party
    While many Burbankers are aware that Elvis Presley rehearsed and recorded at Burbank's NBC Sound Studios back in 1968, far fewer know that for a short time in 1947, Marilyn Monroe was a Burbank resident living on South Avon Street. These two cultural...
  • Kevin Hunt: For concertgoers, it's V-Moda's Faders VIP earplugs

    Kevin Hunt:  For concertgoers, it's V-Moda's Faders VIP earplugs
    Landing a spot 50 feet from the outdoor stage is a summer-concert coup. But what if the headliners are the Jackhammers, real-life pneumatic tools blasting 95 decibels toward your eardrums? Music to your ears? Of course not. You're already packing up,...
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  • Stanford student among Kentucky School for the Deaf 2012 graduates

    Though the 13 members of the Kentucky School for the Deaf Class of 2012 originally hail from different parts of the state, their close bond was evident during Friday’s graduation ceremony. Spirits were high as students, teachers, family members and...
  • Teachers from Roanoke City, Bedford County win Regional Teacher of the Year awards

    Teachers from Roanoke City, Bedford County win Regional Teacher of the Year awards
    Two teachers from our viewing area have been selected as regional teachers of the year. Roanoke City Public Schools teacher Tracey Nielsen has been selected as the 2013 Region 6 Teacher of the Year, and Bedford County Public Schools teacher David Webb...
  • Vacation spots for children with special needs

    Vacation spots for children with special needs
    In the past, many families with special-needs children may have skipped vacations to theme parks, hotels and adventure spots because they didn’t feel comfortable with the facilities and services. But today, there are many more options. Thanks to the...
  • Boy survives fall from third-story window: 'This is truly my miracle baby'

    Boy survives fall from third-story window: 'This is truly my miracle baby'
    Tiesha Powell has a new nickname for her 10-month-old son: Aladdin. A friend suggested the new name for Kyan after the baby had survived a fall from the family's third-floor apartment in Gary Tuesday morning after a loose window screen gave way. The boy...
  • Summer Camp for children with hearing loss

    Summer Camp for children with hearing loss
    The everyday sounds we hear seem natural to us, but children with hearing loss can't take those sounds for granted.  "This camp brings together children with hearing loss ages four through ten from all over the community" - said Renee Davis, Executive...
  • Veterans Now Eligible for Telecommunications Equipment from Virginia Department for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

    RICHMOND – The Virginia Department for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (VDDHH) and Virginia Relay have announced that military veterans living with a hearing or speech loss are now automatically eligible for telecommunications equipment through...
  • Burbank police academy to accommodate Armenian-language speakers, the hearing impaired

    Burbank police academy to accommodate Armenian-language speakers, the hearing impaired
    The Burbank Police Department has announced plans to begin offering its community academy program -- a behind-the-scenes look at police operations -- for Armenian-language speakers and the hearing impaired. “Our administration is trying to open...