Deaf RIT graduate defines strength in the face of adversity
5/17/2017 “NTID has given me the confidence to believe in myself and affirm that I can make it, especially in a tough science field. I've learned how to work with people who are hearing and deaf, study alongside faculty researchers and sharpen my interview skills.
Overcoming childhood deafness, Center Grove sprinter 'all in'
5/17/2017 He took a test in which he was supposed to raise his hand upon hearing a beep. He never raised it. Doctors discovered the muscle holding Grant's eardrum in place had detached, and he had it surgically replaced with a synthetic substance.
The world's only deaf medical researcher can also play two instruments
5/17/2017 It has seen her go on to become the world's only deaf medical social researcher, focusing on deafness and hearing loss. A relentless pioneer, Smith is also the only deaf South African to have acquired two Master's degrees and a PhD. But her rise to ...
Watch AC/DC's Brian Johnson Sing Onstage For First Time After Hearing Loss
5/17/2017 Fourteen months after Brian Johnson was nearly forced into a premature retirement due to a hearing impairment, the AC/DC singer returned to the stage Sunday night.
Special alarms can save lives of those with hearing loss
5/17/2017 DEAFNESS and hearing loss is not generally considered a high risk condition but it is important that those who are severely deaf have the right sort of smoke alarm fitted to their homes. This week - Deaf Awareness Week - Hereford and Worcester Fire and ...
Grandson of local hospital CEO survives meningitis, loses hearing
5/17/2017 Pierce Robinson's parents, Melissa and Jacob Robinson, shared the news with friends and family on social media late Tuesday. “Unfortunately, the test concluded that Pierce is profoundly deaf in both ears,” the post reads. “Therefore, hearing aids are ...
Bella Bathurst: Sound, review - an illuminating book on deafness
5/17/2017 Shelve with Oliver Sacks. In Sound: Stories of Hearing Lost and Found Bella Bathurst has written a fascinating and illuminating book on deafness. Of what it's like to lose your hearing - and in her case regain it after a 12 long years. On the world of ...
Hearing loss on the rise in young adults, expert warns
5/17/2017 More than one billion young adults are at risk of hearing loss, the latest statistics from the World Health Organization show.
Adventurer Ben Fogle named hearing dogs charity patron
5/17/2017 TV star Ben Fogle has been named patron of a hearing dogs charity co-founded by his father. The announcement comes during National Deaf Awareness Week (May 15 to 21) as the dog-loving adventurer launches Hearing Dog for Deaf People's 'deafness ...
Disability on Campus: 'Deafness creates certain preconceived (and rather shallow) notions even to this day'
5/17/2017 Hearing loss (hearing-impaired is an all-round negative term, created under a false pretence, that pretty much no one likes) is quite prevalent.