lambasted. A Vancouver lawmaker criticizes a
study of how best to administer the state schools
for the blind and the deaf. (2/24/06)
numbs pain of childhood for deaf woman. Story
about a deaf woman working now as a referee.
School for deaf defended.
Toronto Otoplasty Surgery Experts.
Woman bobsledder's son has cochlear implant surgery.
star stays golden in defeat. African
American bobsledder has twin boys, one of which was
born deaf. (2/21/06)
Hearing-impaired kids learn through
SEE. Use of not only the SEE sign language
system, but talking as well, for a total
communication approach. (2/20/06)
In Our View -
Special Schools. Editorial by The Columbian
writers about continued funding for the Washington
State School for the Blind and the Washington School
for the Deaf (2/21/06)
scrutinizes schools for deaf, blind. A new
study commissioned by the Legislature weighs the
pros and cons of closing the Washington State School
for the Blind and the Washington School for the Deaf
in Vancouver. (2/19/06)
funding included in budget. State Senate
failed to fund major capital projects for Washington
State School for the Blind and the State School for
the Deaf. (2/16/06)
out' easy to say but harder to do. Article
about disaster planning and making sure it includes
planning to help those deaf, blind, or with other
Deaf crime victims. Article
about Marilyn J. Smith, executive director of Abused
Deaf Women's Advocacy Services (ADWAS) in Seattle.
understanding. To deal with the inevitable
challenges of toddlerhood, many new parents are
using American Sign Language with their pre-verbal
Deaf victim blossoms into powerful
advocate. An article about Marilyn Smith,
founder of Abused Deaf Women's Advocacy Services
Ich bin ein dolmetscher (I am an
interpreter). Interpreting for a career.
Don't wait to get help from new
program that offers discounted hearing aids.
Help for those losing their hearing. (6/6/05)
Connecting cultures through deaf
theater. Story about Deaf West Theatre.
Abuse widespread at schools for the
deaf nationwide. (5/20/05)
and rear-window captioned movies in Seattle
Signing Santa is a big hit with deaf
students - Korey Bringman is a deaf student
playing Santa for Deaf children in Tacoma.
Dancer Katharine Grimm - a 9
year old ballarina performed in the role of "small
servant" in Pacific Northwest Ballet's "Nutcracker."
with deaf victims of abuse honored with $100,000
grant - Marilyn Smith, founder of the Abused
Deaf Women's Advocacy Services, recognized for her
outstanding contributions. (10/09/03)
For those of you that knew him or his work, Roger
Falberg, passed away Monday morning, 09/29/03. Mr.
Falberg authored THE LANGUAGE OF SILENCE.
Speech & Deafness Center buys Seattle
Diversity Works (08/19/03)
named for state's deaf school - Todd Reeves
appointed by Gov. Gary Locke to head the Washington
School for the Deaf.(08/1/03)
Daring kids fly in air with greatest
ease - Deaf Youth Circus kids have fun.
Breaking through the sound barrier
- Luis Figueroa, the starting third baseman for the
Tacoma Rainiers, is deaf and hopes to play for the
Seattle Mariners some day. (06/21/03)
Key cells for hearing regenerated in
guinea pigs - University of Washington
scientists report some success in growing the
hair-like receptors of the cochlea. (06/01/03)
replacing sign language among deaf kids - More
and more parents opting to have cochlear implants
for their Deaf children. (04/08/03)
is popular with hearing students (02/20/03)
Toby KeithSign language interpreters work to
make entertainment accessible to the deaf (02/15/03)
Head of deaf
school resigns - Calls for ouster followed
report that students still weren't safe (01/22/03)