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Hearing Loss Gene Discovered
2012-10-26 08:50:04

Researchers recently identified a gene related to hearing loss in older Americans. 30 million individuals in the U.S. suffer from hearing loss and the new findings will assist in the development of preventive efforts for this particular population.

2011-05-26 06:00:00

AURORA, Neb., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hamilton Relay, a telecommunications relay service provider for the State of California, has awarded a $1,000 college scholarship to Kimberly Han, a student at California State University, Northridge (CSUN).

2011-01-18 22:47:09

A new study at Rochester Institute of Technology indicates that the incidence of maltreatment, including neglect and physical and sexual abuse, is more than 25 percent higher among deaf and hard-of-hearing children than among hearing youths.

2009-02-20 07:55:00

Software enables deaf students to capture spoken words and graphics in NTID/RIT classrooms ROCHESTER, N.Y., Feb.

2008-04-23 06:00:53

By Boutin, Daniel L Deaf and hard of hearing students have a high attrition rate from postsecondary educational institutions. Tinto's (1987) longitudinal model of persistence is discussed in relation to its application for deaf and hard of hearing students attending postsecondary institutions.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.