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Switzerland Bus Tour June 2015

Sunday, October 19, 2014
Posted By Grant Laird Jr

Bus Tour Switzerland June 7 – 14, 2015 Including Certified Sign Language Interpreter Service Overnight flight from the US to Zurich, Switzerland (not included in the price shown below), arrival the next day June 7, 2015 Zurich Arrival at the hotel in Zurich, Switzerland, welcome dinner at the hotel (D) June 8, 2015 Zurich... »

Save on the Bellman Safe Fire Alerting System

Sunday, October 19, 2014
Posted By Grant Laird Jr
Save on the Bellman Safe Fire Alerting System

Save on the Bellman Safe Fire Alerting System The Bellman Safe Fire Alerting System is the complete fire alerting system which can alert you by bed shaker and loud alarm in the event of a fire. It includes a smoke detector (HC-VISIT/SATR) and an... »

Deaf Celebration 2015 Meeting 10/18/14 – DFW

Saturday, October 18, 2014
Posted By Grant Laird Jr

Deaf Celebration 2015 Meeting 10/18/14 – DFW Deaf Celebration promotes awareness, entertainment, booths, etc. to be involved in the Deaf community. This event will be hosted in September, 2015. We will have a meeting on this Saturday, October, 18, 2014 at 3:00 PM at... »

Disability History Month: JAMES “DEAF” BURKE (1809 – 1845)

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Posted By Grant Laird Jr

Disability History Month: JAMES “DEAF” BURKE (1809 – 1845) JAMES “DEAF” BURKE (1809 – 1845) James “Deaf” Burke was a famous early 19th century bare-knuckles boxer in England who was reportedly completely deaf from birth; he was the British heavyweight champion from 1833 to... »

4th Biennial International Mind, Brain and Education Society Conference – DFW

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Posted By Grant Laird Jr
4th Biennial  International Mind, Brain and Education Society Conference – DFW

Fourth Biennial International Mind, Brain and Education Society Conference An interpreter will be provided, please contact Kenneth Foster ASAP! (see below)  November 6-8, 2014 The Worthington Renaissance Fort Worth Hotel Fort Worth, Texas Sponsored by: University of Texas at Arlington Supported by National Science Foundation... »

Traffic Stops For Hearing Impaired Drivers: Practical Tips For Public Safety – Oklahoma

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Posted By Grant Laird Jr
Traffic Stops For Hearing Impaired Drivers: Practical Tips For Public Safety – Oklahoma

Traffic Stops For Hearing Impaired Drivers: Practical Tips For Public Safety October 14, 2014 News On 6 anchor and crime reporter Lori Fullbright worked with the hearing impaired community and Tulsa Police Department to produce a video that shows a police car stop from... »

Tulsa Police Work To Improve Communication With Deaf Community

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Posted By Grant Laird Jr

Tulsa Police Work To Improve Communication With Deaf Community October 14, 2014 BY TESS MAUNE TULSA, Oklahoma – A town hall meeting Tuesday night focused on taking the fear out of a scary situation. Neither police nor citizens know exactly what to expect when... »

Rising Star: Former Texas School for the Deaf leader teaching locally

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Posted By Grant Laird Jr
Rising Star: Former Texas School for the Deaf leader teaching locally

TEXAS STATE RISING STARS: FACULTY SPOTLIGHT Rising Star: Former Texas School for the Deaf leader teaching locally Guerra returned to education after stint in research. By Round Rock Leader Staff Editor’s note: Texas State University Round Rock Campus provides upper-division bachelor’s and complete master’s... »

Pronews 7 Investigates: Teaching the Deaf in AISD

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Posted By Grant Laird Jr

Pronews 7 Investigates: Teaching the Deaf in AISD by David Grasso-Ortega October 1, 2014 AMARILLO, TX — Right now, the Deaf and American Sign Language (ASL) community is greatly concerned about the Amarillo Independent School District’s (AISD) policy on not using ASL as the... »

EEOC Sues FedEx Ground Package System, Inc., for Nationwide Disability Discrimination

Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Posted By Grant Laird Jr
EEOC Sues FedEx Ground Package System, Inc., for Nationwide Disability Discrimination

EEOC Sues FedEx Ground Package System, Inc., for Nationwide Disability Discrimination Shipping Giant Repeatedly Failed to Provide Needed Accommodations to Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Package Handlers and Applicants, Federal Agency Charges BALTIMORE – Shipping giant FedEx Ground Package System, Inc., (FedEx Ground) violated federal law... »

Student council strives to unite school

Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Posted By Grant Laird Jr

Student council strives to unite school October 13, 2014 BY LINDSEY HERNANDEZ The biggest goal for the Belton High School senior class officers is to unify the student body and increase school spirit at Belton High School. “We have cliques, like the cool kids... »

ASL Video Dictionary and Inflection Guide from RIT/NTID

Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Posted By Grant Laird Jr
ASL Video Dictionary and Inflection Guide from RIT/NTID

Release Date: September 26, 2014 Contact: Greg Livadas 585-475-6217 or [email protected] Enhanced ASL Dictionary app available RIT/NTID-developed dictionary used all over the world An enhanced version of the ASL Video Dictionary and Inflection Guide, created by Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for... »

Reformation Festival 11/8/14 – Austin

Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Posted By Grant Laird Jr
Reformation Festival 11/8/14 – Austin

Reformation Festival – Austin We, at Jesus Lutheran Church of the Deaf (JLCD), invite you to join us for our Reformation Festival on Saturday, November 8, 2014. We will be celebrating what we believe, teach, and confess as one body in Christ. There will... »

UPDATED: Deaf Chat Coffee 10/25/14 – Allen

Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Posted By Grant Laird Jr

UPDATE!!! Changing from the 3rd Saturday to 4th Saturday! Deaf Chat Coffee 10/25/14 – Allen at Saxbys (Village at Allen) DATE: Every 4th Saturday TIME: 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM This is a friendly reminder... »

Concealed Handgun License (CHL) classes conducted in ASL – DFW

Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Posted By Grant Laird Jr

Concealed Handgun License (CHL) classes conducted in ASL – DFW Next Class: November 29, 2014 @ Bass Pro Shops in Grapevine. 8am – 4pm Hello All! I’m Lara Wagner, a certified firearms instructor as well as a nationally and state certified interpreter. I combined... »

Interpreted Show: FAT: The Play & Friends 10/17/14 – Austin

Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Posted By Grant Laird Jr
Interpreted Show: FAT: The Play & Friends 10/17/14 – Austin

Interpreted Show: FAT: The Play & Friends 10/17/14 – Austin FAT: The Play is back and fatter than ever! Did you miss us? We missed you! We have worked on a new, never before seen, extended version of “FAT: the play” and we are... »

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