Tag: Deaf

Jill Blackstone Arrested For Murder

STUDIO CITY—Television producer Jill Blackstone was arrested on Wednesday, April 11, in Baltimore for her role in the murder of her deaf and partially...

“A Quiet Place” Is Fantastic!

HOLLYWOOD—The words I want to say about “A Quiet Place” just simply will not do it justice. This by far is NOT only the...

Deaf Not Dumb

BEL AIR—Becoming deaf as a teenager who adored music wasn't easy...I think I would have accepted blindness if given a choice. Surely, my ears...

Teaching Methods And Advocates For Deaf And HH

NORTHRIDGE—In a handful of colleges today, materials discussing deaf children within the education system, and the problems that schools often cause are required for...

To Speak Or Not To Speak… That Is The Question!

HOLLYWOOD —I rarely meet people that I truly connect with. The few times I have… I secretly think my parents are sending angels to...

NAD Youth Leadership Camp For Deaf/HH

UNITED STATES—The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) has established a Youth Leadership Camp (YLC) for high school deaf and hard of hearing kids...

Disability Inclusion Roundtable Hosted In Beverly Hills

BEVERLY HILLS—On Tuesday, November 1, the Ruderman Family Foundation hosted its first ever Disability Inclusion Roundtable in Beverly Hills. The event was dedicated to...

“Dancing With The Stars” Finale Recap: Part 1

HOLLYWOOD—Week ten of “Dancing With The Stars" has arrived, and we are now in the first half of the finals. The couples performed two dances...

Falling On Deaf Ears

UNITED STATES—Many people take for granted their ability to fully utilize all five of their senses. You might be surprised to hear that some...

Police Looking For Victims In Con Aimed At Deaf Community

RESEDA—Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department are asking for the public’s help to locate additional victims who have fallen prey to a confidence...

DEAF Hands Speak: Students Use ASL To Bridge The Gap

TUSCALOOSA, AL—At the University of Alabama, a student named Ally Mitchell, who was interested in American Sign Language and often went to Deaf Chat...

Emma Faye Rudkin: Deaf Ministry Advocate And More

SAN ANTONIO, TX—Emma Faye Rudkin, 19, is the first deaf/HoH person to win the title of Miss San Antonio. She is the founder of...

Roy Abueg: Using ASL To Fight For Animal Rights

LOS ANGELES—Although only in its second year of operation, Deaf Empowerment For Animal Freedom (D.E.A.F.) has been succeeding in disseminating its message and making an...

CA Association Of The Deaf Conference This Weekend

SAN DIEGO—"Language Equality & Equity: From the Womb to the World" is the theme of California Association of the Deaf's (CAD) annual conference this...

Occidental College Host Annual Children’s Holiday Celebration

EAGLE ROCK—Toy donations are needed for the Greater Los Angeles Agency on Deafness Inc. (GLAD)'s 32nd Annual Children's Holiday Celebration, which will take place on...

Burnie Gipson: HoH Dancer Wins Championships

SAN FRANCISCO—After dancing for 20 years, Hard of Hearing dancer, instructor and DJ Burnie Gipson was awarded first place at the 2015 American Lindy...

Sean Forbes Headlines 16th Annual Riverside Deaf Awareness Week

RIVERSIDE—The Model Deaf Community Committee and City of Riverside will be honoring Deaf Awareness Week with a massive festival celebration on Mission Inn Avenue lasting...

CA Hands & Voices Deaf Family Picnic A Success

COVINA—Despite a bit of unanticipated precipitation, 17 families gathered in Cougar Park on Saturday, September 12, as California Hands & Voices successfully hosted its first...

Assemblyman Supports Deaf Education Bill Using ASL

SACRAMENTO—The California State Assembly was silent as they watched Assemblyman James Gallagher, R-Yuba City, present Senate Bill 210 simultaneously in American Sign Language (ASL) and English...

Deaf Nonprofit “Aid The Silent” Hosting 5K Run

BOERNE, TX—"No more silence. Run for those who want to be heard!" Nonprofit organization Aid The Silent (ATS) will host its first ever 5k...
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