Deaf Community Feels Overlooked in Debates

 There has never been a sign language interpreter for a US presidential debate. Erin Rosenfeld was one of the millions of Americans who tuned in to watch the first presidential debate last month but quickly turned it off after struggling to keep up with the closed captions, Fox News reports. “I...

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Meet Dave Hubbard

When it comes to the LSH mission, Dave Hubbard knows what he’s talking about. A longtime Lion and an LSH advocate, Dave suffers from hearing loss, and he told us he was in denial for a long time before he did something about it. “I denied it for about 17 years,” he says....

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San Jose Sharks Scout Uses Sign Language For NFL Draft Pick

He did it for Ozzie Weisblatt’s mom, who is deaf. While announcing the choice of Ozzy Wiesblatt, San Jose Sharks director of amateur scouting Doug Wilson Jr. first used sign language before saying his name, USA Today reports. The reason: Wiesblatt’s mother, Kim White, is deaf, and her...

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Myanmar Eliminates Trachoma

The world’s leading infectious cause of blindness, it afflicts almost 2 million people worldwide. Myanmar has become the tenth country worldwide to eliminate trachoma, following Cambodia, China, Ghana, the Islamic Republic of Iran, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Mexico, Morocco, Nepal,...

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