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  • 5 myths about being deaf

    5 myths about being deaf
    In a "Project Runway" season where fights between contestants raged for hours, one of the finalists took refuge in what some would consider a disability: being deaf. Justin LeBlanc would turn down the volume on his cochlear implant or completely...
  • Deaf film director can finally hear soundtracks to his films

    Deaf film director can finally hear soundtracks to his films
    The first thing you notice about the short film is that you never hear dialogue, only the dreamy, Daniel Lanois-type score. Instead, it's subtitled — even though the actors appear to be speaking in English. In the opening scenes, a young woman...
  • Cat's stinky breath likely points to a medical problem

    Q: My cat was never a kisser, but he's begun to kiss us. I like the affection, but not the nasty breath! You'd think there would be a mint catnip or breath mint available for cats. Do you know of any such products? -- S.J., St. Paul, MN A: Actually,...
  • Go figure: WWII veteran continually searched by the TSA

    Go figure: WWII veteran continually searched by the TSA
    OK, I give up. My father wins. He's 87, my dad-dude, a tall and still-handsome white-haired guy who wears two hearing aids. Let's just note from the start that he's close to deaf, and his hearing aids are no help in a place like an airport, where the...
  • Apodaca: Staging a comeback

    Apodaca: Staging a comeback
    There's a scene in the musical "Ivy + Bean," a South Coast Repertory production based on the well-loved children's books, in which the actors playing the parents of one of the title characters mime an entire conversation. It's an inside joke with the...
  • Lantern Light Tours At Mystic Seaport

    Lantern Light Tours At Mystic Seaport
    Mystic Seaport’s annual Christmas tradition for 34 years, Lantern Light Tours simulating a Christmas Eve in 1876, begin Saturday, Nov. 30. The 70-minute progressive play features about 70 actors telling a holiday story. The production includes a...
  • 'Project Runway' real talk with Justin LeBlanc

    'Project Runway' real talk with Justin LeBlanc
    Santino, Mondo, Uli, Christian and, of course, WENDY PEPPER. Since its inception in 2004, “Project Runway” has been about so much more than great fashion—it’s also brought us some great characters. Though this is entertainment,...
  • Rules for hiring workers with disabilities

    Rules for hiring workers with disabilities
    As an employer or potential employee, you may have some questions about the hiring process for workers with disabilities. Sometimes it’s not clear what questions are all right to ask or what policies are important to understand. Some common...
  • ABC Family renews 'Switched at Birth,' orders more 'Fosters,' 'Twisted'

    ABC Family renews 'Switched at Birth,' orders more 'Fosters,' 'Twisted'
    ABC Family is renewing "Switched at Birth" for a third season and has ordered more episodes of freshman dramas "The Fosters" and "Twisted" for their first seasons, the network announced Tuesday. The eclectic trio will return with new episodes in January...
  • Many teens have permanent ringing in the ears

    Many teens have permanent ringing in the ears
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - One in five high schoolers has permanent ringing in the ears, and few take measures to protect their ears from loud music, according to a new study. Those numbers are surprisingly similar to results of a study of college-...
  • Mom's heart big enough for other children

    Is it possible to love someone you’ve never met or spoken with who lives 7,200 miles away? Even a diehard romantic likely would answer no. Yet that is exactly what I find myself doing. No, I do not have the hots for a foreign film star. Though...
  • New help for deaf and hard-of-hearing people

     
    The Disability Rights Network of Pennsylvania has come out with a series of fact sheets and videos to help deaf and hard-of-hearing people. According to a news release, the program is designed to explain the rights of people who are deaf or hard of...