Monthly Archives: May 2011

Mandy Harvey – Deaf Jazz Singer

Mandy Harvey lost her hearing as a Freshman at Colorado State University. She’s now 21 and has released a Jazz CD and her voice is angelic. Her website says she is a regular performer at Jay’s Bistro in Fort Collins … Continue reading

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NAD Follows Up on ABC’s What Would You Do

Starting this blog had been on my mind for months but it took an assignment from class to get me to finally start it. We needed to show a Deaf-related video in class about anything. While most were showing ASL … Continue reading

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U.S. sues Starbucks for firing dwarf

This is an interesting case I really want to follow: U.S. sues Starbucks for firing dwarf from barista job. Several interesting things seem to pop up in what I’ve found so far: US Law (specifically the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA)) … Continue reading

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Gallaudet: The Film‬‏

Gallaudet: The Film‏.

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Tornado Disaster Deaf Story

Remember the tornadoes that ripped through the South a few weeks ago? With the power out, how would a Deaf couple know what’s going on? Thanks to Deaf News Today for the video.

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Sign Language Mistaken For Gang Signs Lead To Stabbing

Two hearing-impaired men are recovering after, according to police, their means of communication was mistaken for gang signs. Thirty-one-year-old Alfred Stewart of Miramar went to the lounge to celebrate a friend’s birthday. For Stewart, who is deaf and mute, sign … Continue reading

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