| May 9, 2012
| 3:14 PM
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'...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 4:01 PM
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...
| May 15, 2012
| 6:47 PM
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...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 8:36 AM
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,...
| Jan 18, 2012
Since her teens, Lesa Merlo, of Hinsdale, had learned to compensate as her hearing declined. She used the television's closed-captioning feature. She read lips and paid attention to body language. Often, it meant only being able to do one thing at a time,...
| May 19, 2012
| 9:23 AM
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...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 9:32 AM
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...
| May 27, 2012
In a few days, Cindy Mease will stand on stage and sign the blues.
She’ll capture the emotions, the wrenching soulfulness, the rollicking rhythm and liquid notes that seem to melt into each other.
There will be songs echoing joy and pain,...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 2:16 PM
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.
| Jul 18, 2012
| 5:27 PM
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...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 1:05 AM
A potluck picnic for those who are deaf or hard of hearing will be 3:30 p.m. Saturday in Melgaard Park.
Attendees are asked to bring a dish to pass and beverages. People who not deaf or hard of hearing are welcome to join if they use sign language....
| Feb 6, 2012
| 1:55 PM
If you've ever talked to an aging parent or friend about their health care and heard comments such as I can live with it, it's not that bad, it ain't broke don't fix it, or all I do is go to doctor appointments, it can be frustrating and even...