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Christian University Celebrates ASL 200th Anniversary

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ROCKLIN—American Sign Language (ASL) will celebrate its 200th anniversary since being established at the first American school for the deaf in 1817. A community...

Syracuse’s Refugee Program Expands To Aid The Deaf

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SYRACUSE, NY—Since 1978, the city of Syracuse has been teaching English to refugees through the Bob Huss' School, a program which has built a...

DEAF Hands Speak: Students Use ASL To Bridge The Gap

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

Assemblyman Supports Deaf Education Bill Using ASL

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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...

Do You Know American Sign Language? YOU’RE INVITED!

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EVERYWHERE—Calling all people who know American Sign Language! Whether you're Deaf, Hard of Hearing, a CODA, a parent of a Deaf child, an interpreter,...

American Sign Language Keyboard Available For iOS

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SANTA FE, NM—Text messaging and online communication has just been optimized for Deaf and Hard of Hearing (HoH) smartphone users.  For just 99 cents, iOS...

Yard Sale To Benefit LA’s Deaf Community

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LOS ANGELES—On Saturday, August 8, the Greater Los Angeles Agency on Deafness (GLAD) will host a summer yard sale and recycling event.  All proceeds...
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