Tag: Deaf

Sean Forbes Headlines 16th Annual Riverside Deaf Awareness Week

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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

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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

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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...

Deaf Nonprofit “Aid The Silent” Hosting 5K Run

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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...

Signing Babies: ASL Classes For Toddlers

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VANCOUVER, B.C.—For the past 12 years, Signing Babies has offered classes for mothers and toddlers that incorporate beginning-level American Sign Language (ASL) with singing,...

“America’s Next Top Model” Welcomes First Deaf Contestant

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HOLLYWOOD—Modeling competition and reality television series "America's Next Top Model" recently welcomed Nyle DiMarco, 25, its first ever Deaf contestant for its 22nd season. DiMarco...

Reserve Your Tickets For DEAFestival Los Angeles!

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LOS ANGELES—Admission is completely free for the 15th annual DEAFestival Los Angeles, which will take place on Saturday, October 3 at Los Angeles City Hall...

Sheena McFeely: Author, Teacher, Mother And More

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UNITED STATES—Sheena McFeely is a Deaf advocate, experienced ASL instructor, vlogger and creator of ASL Nook, founder of The Pearls and most recently, acclaimed author....

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,...

Deaf West Theatre Company Heads To Broadway

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NEW YORK, NY—Following a successful 2014 tour in their home town of Los Angeles, the Deaf West Theatre Company will head to Broadway for...

Deaf Interpreters National Conference Kicks Off

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NEW ORLEANS, LA—The Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, Inc. (RID) National Conference will be held from Saturday, August 8 to Wednesday, August 12 at...

Knott’s Berry Farm To Host Deaf Awareness Day

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BUENA PARK—Knott's Berry Farm amusement park will host a Deaf Awareness Day on Saturday, September 25. It will be sponsored by the Orange County...

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...

“CODALAND” Kicks Off In England

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READING, ENGLAND—The 30th Annual Coda Conference, hosted by CODA International and CODA UK & Ireland, is set to take place in Reading, England from Thursday, July...

Deaf Community Outraged Over Beaten Man

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RIVERSIDE—Following the news of a beating and robbery of a deaf man at a Coffee Bean on June 24, some in the deaf community are...

Two Men Arrested For Deaf Man Robbery

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RIVERSIDE—Two Riverside men have been arrested regarding the violent attack on a 20-year-old deaf man at a Coffee Bean on May 19. 22-year-old Daniel Allen...

Glide Into The Future?

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BEVERLY HILLS—Chaim Haas and Sarah Snow are here to tell you that you can Glide. No, Haas and Snow don't offer superpowers. They are, however,...

Good Enough

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BEVERLY HILLS—It’s 6:00 a.m. as I sit here in a cold, dark, lonely flat with my heart shattered into countless pieces. They tell me...

Deaf Women Host Holiday Bazaar

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RIVERSIDE—Are you still working on your Christmas list? The Deaf Women United Of Southern California are hosting their annual bazaar fundraiser in Riverside again...

Deaf Woman Dies After Hit-And-Run

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HOLLYWOOD—Ebonie Powell, 34, was struck by a hit-and-run driver in Hollywood on November 26. She died four days later after being transported to Memorial Regional Hospital...
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