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Both signers and speakers who use hand gestures benefit from improved learning

Spontaneous gesture can help children learn, whether they use a spoken language or sign language, according to a new report.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Swindon Advertiser

Dancer beats the odds to succeed

Hannah will start training at the school,which is an international centre of excellence, next month after also being offered scholarships at two other dancing schools The 17-year-old, from Wanborough , has been dancing since she was five and has had to overcome numerous hurdles to get where she is today.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Arts, Ballet

The Independent

Josephine Dickinson: 'A cochlear implant helped me to discover a new world of sound'

After going deaf as a child, musician and poet Josephine Dickinson made do with a hearing aid for five decades.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Chickenpox, Health, Arts, Poetry

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Abernathy Teacher of the Year sees deafness as motivation, not obstacle

Now a math teacher at Abernathy Middle School and the district's newest Teacher of the Year, Moore wants her students to live by that philosophy too, she said in an interview Monday.

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Related Topix: Abernathy, TX, Lockney, TX, Lubbock, TX, Medicine

Star-Telegram.com

Kos/Danchak Audiology & Hearing Aids

Digital Hearing Devices Brand: Advertiser Information Up To $400 Off Description: Up to $400 Off A pair of Digital Hearing Devices and 18 months inter- est free financing May not be combined with any other offer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Fort Worth, TX

The Wichita Eagle

People You Should Know

Terra Rumback has been named project manager at Armstrong Chamberlin. Lyndsey Stafford has joined the agency's creative team as a graphic designer.

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Related Topix: Hutchinson, KS, Medicine, Non-Profit, Stanley

Theboltonnews.co.uk

Cub's cupcakes are a recipe for success

BEING shy and struggling to communicate in crowded places hasn't stopped a nine-year-old girl from raising hundreds of pounds for charity.

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Leigh Journal

Jessica Carter-Bailey has been baking to raise money for the National Deaf Children's Society.

BEING shy and struggling to communicate in crowded places hasn't stopped a nine-year-old girl from raising hundreds of pounds for charity.

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Dissident Voice

In 2008 Israel Agreed to a Protocol for the Port of Gaza

In August, 2008, I and forty-three other participants motored into Gaza by sea in two converted fishing boats, becoming the first to openly succeed in doing so since 1967.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Medicine, Cyprus, Travel, Europe Travel, Cyprus Travel, Condoleezza Rice, Hamas (Palestine)

Kiama Independent

Bilateral cochlear implant for little Eden Mounsey-Cove

But thanks to an insistent newborn hearing screener at Shoalhaven Hospital, the defect was picked up early allowing the family to get an advantage for their daughter that others may miss out on.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Manning River Times

Taree Quota Club wants old hearing aids

Audiologist, Biswajit Sadangi and Jeanette Holland, representing the Quota Club of Taree are appealing for people to donate their old hearing aids for refurbishment and use by hearing impaired people in Fiji.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Fiji, Oceania, World News

BroadwayWorld.com

Special Performance of Dibbledance: Shoes on, Shoes Off Set for Tina Packer Playhouse, 8/31

Founding Company Member and Master Choreographer Susan Dibble brings her newest production Dibbledance: Shoes On, Shoes Off to the Tina Packer Playhouse for a special ONE NIGHT ONLY performance Sunday, August 31st at 7:30pm.

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The Jersey Journal

Hearing Society classes to resume Sept. 11 in Westfield

The Hearing Society, a local not-for-profit organization serving people with impaired hearing, announces that its class in lip reading will resume its weekly sessions on Sept.

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Related Topix: Westfield, NJ, Medicine

Star-Telegram.com

Livingston Hearing Aids

Hearing aids Brand: Advertiser Information Free Repair Description: Free Repair! WOW! .

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Watford Observer

Residents invited to help Action on Hearing Loss charity

The charity Action on Hearing Loss is inviting people in Watford who are deaf or have hearing loss or tinnitus to join the charity's research panel and help influence its work.

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Switched

'Sounds Of Street View' Is Basically A Virtual Trip In 4-D

Sounds of Street View is a new "sound experience" project that embeds audio into Google Street View, allowing armchair travelers to hear what they would on a real visit to a handful of iconic destinations.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Medicine, France, World News, Balboa Park (San Diego, CA), San Diego, CA

Deseret News

A solution to paying that medical bill you can't afford

Paige Baucom Strate plays with her daughter Luisa Morgan Strate, 3, Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, at their home in Salt Lake City.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT, Medicine

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Kiama Independent

Free hearing checks to mark awareness

Audiometrist Elizabeth Clark is calling for people to have their hearing checked as part of hearing awareness week.

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Sheffield Star

South Yorkshire school first to get hearing device

Schoolboy Brandon Cliff is receiving loud and clear - after becoming the first child in South Yorkshire to be fitted with a hi-tech hearing aid.

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Ilford Recorder

Redbridge Council leads the way in services for the deaf

Redbridge Council is the first local authority in the country to be recognised for the services it provides for deaf or hard of hearing staff and customers.

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