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Schools study lambasted. A Vancouver lawmaker criticizes a study of how best to administer the state schools for the blind and the deaf. (2/24/06)

Officiating numbs pain of childhood for deaf woman. Story about a deaf woman working now as a referee. (2/23/06)

School for deaf defended. (2/23/06)

Toronto Otoplasty Surgery Experts. Woman bobsledder's son has cochlear implant surgery. (2/22/06)

Bobsled 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)

Study 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)

Crime lab 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)

'Get 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 disabiliites. (2/8/06)

Deaf crime victims. Article about Marilyn J. Smith, executive director of Abused Deaf Women's Advocacy Services (ADWAS) in Seattle. (1/24/06)

Signs of understanding. To deal with the inevitable challenges of toddlerhood, many new parents are using American Sign Language with their pre-verbal babies. (1/24/06)

Deaf victim blossoms into powerful advocate. An article about Marilyn Smith, founder of Abused Deaf Women's Advocacy Services (ADWAS). (10/5/05)

Ich bin ein dolmetscher (I am an interpreter). Interpreting for a career. (8/14/05)

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. (6/2/05)

Abuse widespread at schools for the deaf nationwide. (5/20/05)

Open captioned and rear-window captioned movies in Seattle theaters!

Signing Santa is a big hit with deaf students - Korey Bringman is a deaf student playing Santa for Deaf children in Tacoma. (12/23/03)

Dancer Katharine Grimm - a 9 year old ballarina performed in the role of "small servant" in Pacific Northwest Ballet's "Nutcracker." (12/21/03)

Advocate's work 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.

Hearing Speech & Deafness Center buys Seattle Diversity Works (08/19/03)

New leader 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. (06/26/03)

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)

Implants are replacing sign language among deaf kids - More and more parents opting to have cochlear implants for their Deaf children. (04/08/03)

Sign language is popular with hearing students (02/20/03)

Interpreting 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)

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