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Room For Rent

Posted by 4starshost.com on June 21, 2013

Room For Rent

Near Downtown Santa Ana in French Historic Area, Santa Ana, California

Large room with walk in closet

Share Bathroom/Kitchen with 2 blind/deaf-blind men

Onsite laundry

Secured complete, friendly neighbors of 18 units Condo

$400 per month – 1 person or $600 per month for couple plus security deposit

On street parking only (No parking on Tuesday 11:30 am – 3:30 pm for street sweeping)

Contact Bobby at bobby.fleener@deafadvocacy.org for more information, pictures or set up appointment.

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Passing of Richard Roehm

Posted by 4starshost.com on February 19, 2013

 

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Gallaudet University marks 25th anniversary of ‘Deaf President Now’ protests

Posted by 4starshost.com on February 9, 2013

Gallaudet University is marking the 25th anniversary of the “Deaf President Now” protests. The grassroots effort was launched by students in 1988, generating national and international headlines and resulting in the university’s first deaf president.

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Study: Deaf and Hard of Hearing Clinicians Spend Personal Time Arranging for Tools

Posted by 4starshost.com on February 9, 2013

A new study, published in the February 2013 issue of Academic Medicine, has found that while deaf and hard of hearing (DHoH) physicians are aided by accommodations, such as electronic stethoscopes and closed-captioning technologies, they spend significant amounts of personal time arranging for these tools.

 

Read more: http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/hospital-physician-relationships/study-deaf-and-hard-of-hearing-clinicians-spend-personal-time-arranging-for-tools.html

 

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Gay deaf man sues city for mistreatment

Posted by 4starshost.com on February 9, 2013

In a lawsuit filed in federal court on Feb. 1, a former D.C. jail inmate who’s deaf and gay, accuses the city’s Department of Corrections of engaging in disability-related discrimination by refusing to provide him basic services required by the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Read more: http://www.washingtonblade.com/2013/02/06/gay-deaf-man-sues-city-for-mistreatment/

 

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Boonton judge rules deaf woman accused of DWI did not need sign language interpreter

Posted by 4starshost.com on February 9, 2013

A deaf motorist who insisted she needed an American Sign Language interpreter to understand the risks of refusing to take a breath test was adequately advised through a series of written exchanges with a police officer, a municipal court judge has ruled.

 

Read more: http://www.dailyrecord.com/article/20130206/NJNEWS/302060033/Boonton-judge-rules-deaf-woman-accused-DWI-did-not-need-sign-language-interpreter?nclick_check=1

 

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How are hearing-impaired people to be warned?

Posted by 4starshost.com on February 9, 2013

It has been brought to my attention that there are many people in our town who have hearing problems. In view of this they wish to know what happens when the tornado siren goes off to warn everyone and the people who have this problem can’t hear the siren.

Read more: http://www.rantoulpress.com/opinions/columns/2013-02-05/how-are-hearing-impaired-people-be-warned.html

 

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Chairperson of Orange County Deaf Advocacy Center..

Posted by 4starshost.com on February 7, 2013

It is my sadness news to tell you that my long time friend and chairperson of Orange County Deaf Advocacy Center, Richard Roehm has passed away yesterday. My name is Bobby Fleener and I am senior Editor for this Orange Deafies Newswire and I will be resume this newsletter as soon as possible.

 

Please let’s all of us say a prayer for his family members and friends.

 

Thank you!

 

Bobby

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Attacked for £40: Deaf man punched and robbed in Bury for ‘paltry amount of money’

Posted by 4starshost.com on February 6, 2013

A deaf and vulnerable 45-year-old man was repeatedly punched in Bury for a wallet containing just £40.

ORDEAL: Incident occured on Market Street

 

Read more: http://mancunianmatters.co.uk/content/05028429-attacked-%C2%A340-deaf-man-punched-and-robbed-bury-paltry-amount-money

 

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The Montreal Oral School for the Deaf receives gift from 6-year-old ECS Student

Posted by 4starshost.com on February 6, 2013

Recently the nursery school students at The Montreal Oral School for the Deaf got a special treat….a visit from 6-year-old Ilayda Hall and her best friend Sophie Birks, both of whom are grade 1 students at ECS.

From left to right, MOSD teacher/therapist Randi Melnick, Sophie Birks, and Ilayda Hall.

 

Read more: http://www.westmountexaminer.com/Living/Community/2013-02-05/article-3170889/The-Montreal-Oral-School-for-the-Deaf-receives-gift-from-6-year-old-ECS-Student/1

 

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