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Felix Garcia, Deaf American prisoner convicted without access to court proceedings, is told earliest date of parole is 2025

November 20, 2014

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The Deaf American prisoner Felix Garcia, who has been in prison for over 30 years, has been told his earliest […]

Deaf News: California police use taser on deaf man trying to communicate with them in sign language

February 19, 2014

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Raw Story has reported on another horrific incident involving American police and deaf people, just weeks after the story about […]

Mark Levin: How being told “NO” drove me on

January 27, 2014

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I remember the day I sat anxiously in the office of my Vocational Rehab counselor. The discussion that day was […]

Deaf News: Hope for justice for US Deaf prisoner Felix Garcia as three-part documentary airs on TV

December 20, 2013

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Last night, the first part of a three-part documentary aired on Al Jazeera America’s flagship America Tonight programme called Deaf […]

Meet: Adrean Mangiardi and Mark Levin – who make music videos in American Sign Language!

December 18, 2013

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A few weeks ago, we showed you an amazing American Sign Language music video, for the song ‘You brought the […]

We’ve had them for a while, but America finally embraces hearing loops

October 10, 2013

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An interesting article came my way today about a New York composer who had tragically lost most of his hearing […]

Watch: The universal language is in our minds

March 21, 2013

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In this video from America,¬†UC Berkeley linguistics lecturer Patrick Boudreault, who is Deaf, explains his view that language is a […]

Hero Deaf Pets! Blind, deaf, 3-legged dog saves family from fire

November 21, 2012

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Every now and then we like to share stories of heroic deeds from our deaf, yet hard-of-human friends in the […]

Aaron Brace: The duality of the sign language interpreter

June 12, 2012

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This article by interpreter Aaron Brace has been republished here courtesy of streetleverage.com, an American community blog run by Brandon […]

Donna Williams: Performing at Signing Hands Across the Water

April 3, 2012

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Earlier this month, I had the incredible privilege of flying over to Philadelphia to take part in Signing Hands Across […]