XVII World Congress of the World Federation of the Deaf
XVII World Congress of the World Federation of the Deaf, Istanbul 2015http://www.wfdcongress2015.orginfo/
The International Deaf Awareness Week 2014 Programme in Kenya. http://knad.org/index.php/idaw/international-deaf-awareness-week-2014KNAD | IDAW 2014
Kenya national Association of the Deaf (KNAD) is a legal Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) registered in 1987 with the government of Kenya under the registrar of Societies Act of 1968 rule 4.
Gallaudet University – Regional Center Southwest August 28, 2014 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Greetings from the Gallaudet University Regional Center – Southwest. It has been an amazing four years as the director of the Gallaudet University Regional Center – Southwest since the center first opened in January 2011. I have worked alongside with excellent directors […]
Employment Specialist — Disabled / Deaf & Hard of Hearing (Vance Jackson / 410) People with disabilities face many challenges when searching for employment. For example, some companies are reluctant to hire a person with a disability due to preconceived notions of the individual’s ability or inability to complete job duties. In addition when hired, […]
Sign Language Interpreter part time position DATE: 9/2/2014 – 12/6/2014 ADDRESS: 3737 Motley Drive Mesquite, Texas Eastfield College in Mesquite, Texas has two part time opportunities for Sign Language Interpreters. If you have a few openings in your schedule that you would like to fill, this might just be what you are looking for. We […]
Texas Deaf Bowling Club – DFW Anyone interested to join a bowling league? Watch ASL Video: http://youtu.be/DspGYHFz6P8 Hello Families and Friends, We grew from 8 bowlers to 22 bowlers last league from September 2013 to April 2014. We hope you all are thinking about joining our bowling league September 7, 2014 to April/May 2015. WHERE: Grand […]
Yesterday RID executive Director Shane Feldman, Video Interpreters Member Section (VIMS) Chair Judith Kroeger, and Director of Public Policy and Advocacy met with representatives at the FCC to discuss interpreting standards and VRS. Stayed tuned for a video summary and ex parte comments posted in the next few days!
Joel discusses with Christopher Soukup, CEO of CSD about the Past, Present and Future of Non-Profit Organizations - Austin, Texas. Stay tuned for DN360 video shortly!
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It's unclear why Timothy Holmes was found dead Wednesday night in a Rochester suburb. The Monroe County Sheriff's Office says the death was not suspicious, according to the Democrat & Chronicle. Read more about the well-known student who appeared in many plays at the National Technical Institute for the Deaf here
. A "story of success" about Holmes from the university's Focus magazine was still online here
as of Friday afternoon.
Product Tip: Learn a great shortcut for getting to the Sorenson Video Center.
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Closed captioning will be a prominent part of the new video board going up in the arena where the University of Maryland Terrapins play basketball. Read more about the Xfinity Center's center-hung board here
“Where I Stand” Autographed Copy by John Lee Clark Be the first in line for a special autographed copy of “Where I Stand”, a collection of essays by John Lee Clark about the signing community and his experience as a DeafBlind man. Filled with startling observations and unapologetic assertions, “Where I Stand” challenges and broadens […]
Dr. Z continues to be fed up. Why can’t we deaf and hard of hearing people be like our hearing counterparts. Our hearing family and friends can do a lot of things with their smartphones while we deaf and hard of hearing people use our phones through trial and error and not being sure if it works 100% of the time. (This is exactly the same thing I said all along.)
Because of this, Dr. Z has written a letter to the FCC (link) explaining his thoughts on why Sorenson is not allowing other people who use other providers that call Sorenson devices to leave a videomail message. This is not a broken record—it is all about EQUALITY (functional equivalence) and being like our hearing family and friends who can leave voicemail to anyone they ca Continue reading
Happy we are! Found a second candidate with Quality Captioning on an online ad!
In Massachusetts – have a look:
Thank you Maura! Now tell us when you have a live event with live realtime captioning, and we’ll shout about it nationally, in many places.
http://CCACaptioning.org – the one and only – join and support us, citizen advocates, all volunteers, official non-profit – let’s caption the world!
Amended 2014 Prohibited List in force September 1 (August 27, 2014)
WADA has completed its amendment to Section S2.1 of the 2014 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods. Hypoxia-Inducible Factor (HIF) activators Xenon and Argon have been added to the 2014 Prohibited List, following the required three-month notice period and UNESCO’s communication to all States Par…