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Beyond the Braves: Cobb chairman's tone deafness was his undoing


Atlanta Journal Constitution - Dec 27, 2016
File Photo: Tim Lee, photographed at the Braves office across from SunTrust Park, sold himself as the smart-growth, smart business leader. It didn't convince voters to let him stay at the helm of Cobb County's government. BOB ANDRES /BANDRES@AJC.
 

Overcoming deafness to write brilliant music


WND.com - Dec 17, 2016
Overcoming deafness to write brilliant music. Bill Federer remembers life, faith of musical genius Ludwig van Beethoven. Published: 12/16/2016 at 10:43 PM. author-image Bill Federer About | Email | Archive. William J. Federer is the author of "Change ...
 

Radika is defying deafness and going after her dreams


Loop Barbados (press release) (registration) (blog) - Dec 26, 2016
Radika signed that she understands the fear people have about her working in a kitchen because of her deafness, but she assured it's not impossible. She signed that in her class, she read the instructor's lips and her friend who signs and also took the ...
 

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Deafness books

Introduction to American Deaf Culture


by: Thomas K. Holcomb
Introduction to American Deaf Culture is the only comprehensive textbook that provides a broad, yet in-depth, exploration of how Deaf people are best understood from a cultural perspective, with coverage of topics such as how culture is defined, how the concept of culture can be applied to the Deaf experience, and how Deaf culture has evolved over the years. Among the issues included are an analysis of various segments of the Deaf community, Deaf cultural norms, the tension between the Deaf and disabled communities, Deaf art and literature (both written English and ASL forms), the solutions being offered by the Deaf community for effective living as Deaf individuals, and an analysis of the universality of the Deaf experience, including the enculturation process that many Deaf people undergo as they develop healthy identities.
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Far From the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity


by: Andrew Solomon
Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, a Books for a Better Life Award, and one of The New York Times Book Review’s Ten Best Books of 2012, this masterpiece by the National Book Award-winning author of The Noonday Demon features stories of parents who not only learn to deal with their exceptional children, but also find profound meaning in doing so—“a brave, beautiful book that will expand your humanity” (People).

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Navigating deafness in a hearing world | Rachel Kolb | TEDxStanford


In the United States, two-thirds of hearing-impaired people do not complete high school. In this talk at TEDxStanford, Rhodes Scholar Rachel Kolb -- who was ...
 

Conductive and Sensorineural Hearing Loss Deafness for USMLE


Conductive and Sensorineural Hearing Loss and deafnes for students preparing for the USMLE. CONDUCTIVE HEARING LOSS DEAFNESS Conductive ...
 

Deafness In Classroom


Class Project for ASU Education Classes. A look at what to expect from a child with deafness or another hearing impairment.
 

Treating Deafness in One Ear


It may seem a little strange, but if you experience deafness in one ear, a new device called SoundBite uses your teeth to painlessly improve your hearing.
 

Tracing the roots of deafness to a gene that maybe prevented disease | Derek Braun | TEDxMidAtlantic


This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Dr. Braun is currently reconstructing the genealogy of the connexin ...