Sign Language and Assistive Hearing Devices Document List
Updated/Revised Date: 2020-09-23
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Although some of these documents from our Deaf Communication category may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted below by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created.
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List of Deaf Communication Publications:
The week of the 10th to 16th May, 2021, is New Zealand Sign Language Week (NZSL), a nationwide celebration of NZSL as an official language of New Zealand.
Deaf host debuts a new video series, Hank and Emma Faye, on KLRN PBS to teach children sign language, inclusivity, and kindness.
American sign language and English language learners, new linguistic research supports the need for policy changes.
Despite physical differences in how signed and spoken languages are produced and comprehended, neural timing and localization of planning of phrases is comparable between ASL and English.
The mission of the Hearing Aid Project is to give low income individuals across the United States access to hearing aids at no cost.
Researchers create machine learning algorithm that uses brain scans to predict language ability in deaf children after they receive a cochlear implant.
List of signs represent collaboration between deaf communities, educators, and astronomers - the suggested signs are meant to engage the deaf community in scientific discussion.
Analysis concludes we may gain some insights by looking at sign language as to how we detect the meaning of music.
Study reveals that the human brain entrains depending on the information in the signal - not on the differences between seeing and hearing.
Study reveals the speed at which sign language users understand what others are signing depends on whether the conversation partners are left or right-handed.
Government of India dictionary aims to bring together various sign languages used by people with speech and hearing impairments.
InDemand Interpreting announces Certified Deaf Interpreters (CDIs) are now available on demand to health systems, clinicians, patients and families.
Understanding how deaf infants with cochlear implants absorb information and learn novel words during interactions with parents to help improve parental guidance with language development.
National Deaf Service Line will enable Deaf victims of violence and stalking to speak directly with someone fluent in their preferred mode of communication via video phone 24/7.
Video relay service (VRS) service launched in Canada to empower Deaf and Hard of Hearing community with tools to communicate and provide greater independence.
Deaf and hard of hearing airline passengers will soon have closed captioned, on-demand in-flight entertainment videos.
Linguists at The University of Pennsylvania document Philadelphia accent of American Sign Language (ASL).
New technology at Texas A&M enable smart devices to recognize and interpret sign language.
Study finds ASL signers learn intonation in much the same way that users of spoken languages do.
British Sign Language (Scotland) Bill passed by all Parties in the Chamber in the Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh.
List of online free sign language dictionaries and resources for translating and learning sign languages including ASL, BSL and others.
Children under two can learn communication skills from video including sign language, and perform similarly in tests when compared to babies taught by parents.
Sorenson Communications announce opening of Sorenson Video Relay Service (SVRS) interpreting center in Spokane, Wash..
The UNI device works without Internet connection to help Deaf and Hard of Hearing communicate anywhere at anytime.
First of its kind device translates sign language into audio and spoken word to text, finally empowering the Deaf and Hard of Hearing to lead full lives and boundless careers.
Researchers design a cochlear implant that can be wirelessly recharged and uses the natural microphone of the middle ear rather than a skull-mounted sensor.
The holiday season is upon us once again, yet there are many children who are deaf or hearing impaired who have never had a conversation with Santa Claus.
Investigating implementation of signals in the auditory nerve and subsequent neuronal processing in the brain using computer models developed at TUM manufacturers of cochlear implants.
Given a choice between ear buds and retro headphones the latter offers less risk of ear damage, providing they are used properly.
MyVoice is a device that reads sign language and translates its motions into audible words.
Just over ten years ago, Julie embraced and used her disability to help others by setting up her own training company, HearFirst, to educate service providers to meet the needs of deaf and disabled people.
Benefits and information regarding cochlear implants an implanted hearing device designed to produce hearing sensations useful to people with profound nerve deafness.
LifeLinks now offers real time interpreting between more than 180 languages including American Sign Language.
SignTalk was so impressed with Matlin's inspiring message of focusing on abilities rather than disabilities that they donated $1500 to The Starkey Hearing Foundation.
If a sign language user is a bilingual juggler they might not respond to the connections between the signs and words in a conscious way.
ReSound is now using a protective coating for hearing instruments that has resulted in a 50% reduction in moisture related repairs.
Guide to the most important considerations you need to take into account when you are considering buying a hearing aid.
Various sign languages shows that certain types of metaphors are difficult to convey in sign language.
University of Oregon researchers say auditory neurons just simply process that first strong signal.
Free online hearing level test for accurate results in just 2 - 3 minutes.
Deaf and hard-of-hearing students perform first test of sign language by cell phone.
ReSound Alera is the first truly wireless hearing aid without cables wires or the need to wear uncomfortable accessories.
The number of languages used on the International Space Station has recently increased.
MSHLive Brings Baby Sign Language Classes into your home via the internet.
Study uncovers potential drug treatment for noise-induced hearing loss.
New cochlear implant with more flexible wire inserted further into the inner ear could improve conventional cochlear implants.
Sign language for emergency situations is a communication solution for those in the deaf community.
Captioning for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing at Sports and Entertainment Venues.
AARP Hearing Care Program from HearUSA is available to AARP members and is designed to help millions of Americans.
SoundBite hearing system is a non-surgical removable device to transmit sound via teeth to help people deaf in one ear regain spatial hearing ability.
No single advanced area of the human brain that gives it language capabilities above and beyond those of any other animal species.
Enhanced computer based accessible version of Language Line Video Interpreter Service.
Children with cochlear implants have quality of life equal to normal hearing peers.
Purple Communications text and video relay and on-site interpreting services communication suite for people who are deaf or hard of hearing.
American Networks commitment to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing introduces a new VRS service to the TRS industry.
Laws prohibit discrimination against persons with disabilities and requires hospitals to provide effective communication for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing.
This research confirms how difficult the vital skill of lip-reading is to learn.
Cochlear implants for profoundly deaf children and adults latest drive to raise awareness of the procedure.
Information on cochlear implants electronic devices that assist a deaf or hard of hearing person in developing a sense of sound.
Sign-tube is a dedicated video sharing web site for the deaf community to share news information and events with people across the world.
Healthy elderly patients with severe to profound hearing loss can undergo a surgical procedure to receive cochlear implants.
Tool for deaf people who rely on lip reading and can not use or afford cochlear implants.
Recent studies suggest that we use a variety of senses for speech perception including lip reading.
Teaching your child sign language can be helpful to communicate with a child as they are growing up whether they are hearing impaired or not.
Information on British Sign Language for the deaf including its history and learning to sign tips.
American sign language is probably the most popular and widely used by the deaf and it is not hard to learn but does take a little bit of time to master.
Introduction to American Sign Language as a means of deaf communication including history of ASL and learning to sign.
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