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  • All abilities netball providing the opportunity for everyone to shine 06 Dec 2020 04:39 Charlotte Bailey, Lucy Myatt and Olivia Runting in their Gungahlin Jets Netball uniforms. Photo: Etta McEwan. Olivia Runting, Charlotte Bailey and Lucy Myatt are three netball players who aren’t letting anything get in the way of their goals. A combination …
  • Palmerston North school promotes teaching New Zealand Sign Language 25 Sep 2020 05:57 A Palmerston North school has been recognised for its efforts promoting the teaching of sign language. This week is New Zealand Sign Language Week and Freyberg High School was acknowledged by Deaf Aotearoa for its commitment to deaf education. Teacher …
  • Namibia win football at SADC Deaf Games 23 Sep 2019 07:19 NAMIBIA won the football title, while South Africa won the netball title at the inaugural SADC Deaf Games in Windhoek on Friday. With Botswana failing to arrive, only three countries competed in the inaugural championships, with South Africa and Zambia …
  • BOYS BASKETBALL: 87th annual Eastern Schools for the Deaf Athletic tournament 16 Feb 2019 14:57 Friday, February 15 Game #1 – Marie Philip School 56, Horace Mann School for the Deaf 24 Game #2 – American School for the Deaf 54, Pennsylvania School for the Deaf 17 Game #3 – Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf 53, New York School for the Deaf- …
  • Miri to host 4th Sarawak Deaf Community Games 29 Jan 2019 23:36 Seated from left are Lau, Ting, Ricca Bong (4th SKOS secretary), Hii, Law, Wong, Ko, Abdul Mutalip and Frederick Apoi David (NRS Coordinator). MIRI: Miri will be hosting the 4th Sarawak Deaf Community Games (SKOS) to be held from Aug 15 to 19. According to …
  • Badminton player fighting disability earns scholarship - Taipei Times 09 Dec 2018 00:06 Fan Jung-yu (范榮玉), a college athlete who was born with Treacher Collins syndrome, was awarded a scholarship by the Sunshine Foundation on Saturday last week. Fan has had poor hearing, strabismus, astigmatism, sleep apnea and other complications since …
  • Meet the deaf gamers raising awareness for games accessibility 14 Oct 2018 14:38 There’s a mission early in the first Destiny game where you are plunged into darkness when fighting a group of enemies called ‘The Hive’. It’s about an hour in and requires players to listen closely for nearby enemies since the game’s torch and motion …
  • Deaf actor Shaun Fahey dies 14 Sep 2018 17:54 CHARLES RIDDLE Last updated 05:00, September 15 2018 FAHEY FAMILY Shaun Alistair Fahey: June 4, 1964 - August 13, 2018. Shaun Alistair Fahey June 4, 1964 – August 13, 2018 Actor and artist Shaun Fahey was a confident and engaging man who said little of his …
  • Loss of hearing leads to gold medal, new opportunities 12 Jun 2018 23:08 Paige McDonald lost her hearing two years ago, but the star athlete hasn’t let that stop her from conquering the volleyball world, joining the Canadian Deaf Olympic Team and winning the gold medal at the European Regional Tournament in France last month. …
  • Two of Us: On growing up deaf and being asked the 'signs for naughty words' 08 Jun 2018 20:19 A few years ago Barry was having trouble in his marriage. He wanted to end his life. I felt it would be good to get away. I took him to Bali, hired a car and drove around. One day we visited a school for the deaf. It was dark as we drove home and I ended …