New Service Benefits The Hearing-impaired
- National Center for Accessible Media. // Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness;Dec93, Vol. 87 Issue 10, p426
Reports that the Corporation for Public Broadcasting has approved a $1 million start-up grant to allow WGBH television station in Boston to establish the National Center for Accessible Media. Television accessibility to deaf and hard-of-hearing viewers; Future Spanish translation of television...
- Directory of Services. // Volta Voices;Nov/Dec2010, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p40
A directory for different services for the deaf in the U.S. is presented.
- Closed-captioned cinema. // Design News;3/28/94, Vol. 50 Issue 6, p41
Features economical captioning of big screen movies being developed by the National Center for Accessible Media. Use of Virtual Vision headsets.
- Historical overview of services to traditionally underserved persons who are deaf. Long, Nancy M.; Ouellette, Sue E. // American Rehabilitation;Winter93/94, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p2
Focuses on traditionally underserved persons who are deaf, and describes characteristics that may be found among this population. How this population has traditionally been labeled; Project VIDA; Lexington Center; Community Outreach Program for the Deaf; Future directions.
- WHY NOT A HALFWAY HOUSE FOR THE DEAF? // Journal of Rehabilitation;Jan-Feb76, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p37
Suggests using halfway houses as a means to prepare deaf people for entry into community life. Categories that residents of halfway houses fall into; The function of the halfway house.
- State speech-language pathology and audiology regulatory agencies. // ASHA;Mar94, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p122
Presents a directory of speech-language pathology and audiology regulatory agencies in the United States.
- From the Executive Director's Desk. Battat, Brenda // Hearing Loss Magazine;Mar/Apr2010, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p6
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses articles on government programs and public address relay services accessible to people with hearing loss and on teleconferencing strategies for callers with hearing loss, and one on the 2010 Hearing Loss Association of...
- CLIENTS LOVE SILENT KNIGHT. Blodgett, Nancy // ABA Journal;Nov86, Vol. 72 Issue 11, p26
Discusses the career of attorney Nancy Leibold in representing deaf people in the United States. Effect of bureaucratic insensitivity to deaf people; Defense of deaf clients overpaid by the Social Security Administration; Beginnings of the attorney's interest in the plight of the deaf.
- Seeing the word. Warner, R. Stephen; Pappas, James S. // Christian Century;6/30/93, Vol. 110 Issue 20, p663
Describes how the Roman Catholic Deaf Center celebrates Mass in the chapel of St. Francis Borgia Church. Joe Mulcrone as pastor; Attendance of people who are not deaf; Choir; Limiting of leadership roles to deaf people; Minimized standing and kneeling; Assistance from a deaf deacon; Lord's...