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Smart glasses are giving deaf people a head-up-display of live, real-time subtitles, as they chat, right in front of their eyes.
Hearing loss can happen at any age. But the issue is more dominant among older adults. The National Institute on Aging says around 1 in 3 people between 65 to 74 suffer from hearing impairment, while 25% start having symptoms after turning 60.
Ashley Davis, BoomersHub
The bill received little opposition before the veto by Cooper, who said it was yet another General assembly takeover of education board appointments.
Emily Walkenhorst, WRAL education reporter
Social distancing makes communication impossible for those who rely solely on touch.
Coworkers come together to help deaf Trader Joe's clerk interact with customers after COVID-19 masks create a communication breakdown.
Kenzi Cayton, born deaf, has been using cochlear implants for years. Now her idea could change the devices in a big way.
It's a special bond between two adorable puppies who are looking for their forever home.
A fast food worker refuses to serve a deaf woman who couldn't use a drive-thru speaker and then mocks her sign language in an encounter caught on video.
50% of those over 75 have hearing loss, though fewer than one in three have sought help for it. The most compelling argument in favor of hearing aid use is that not using one can significantly contribute to cognitive decline.
A kindergarten class in Tennessee decided to surprise their school's longtime janitor for his 60th birthday by singing to him - in American Sign Language.
Starbucks has officially opened its first signing store in the nation's capital.
Growing old and declining to the point that you are entirely dependent on those caring for you is so difficult; and it's made all the more scary, if you are blind and nearly deaf. Here are some tips I've learned from working with John.